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Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Winnipeg Jets-related news and notes.

Dave Sandford

Hey all! Here is our feature running Monday through Friday that will bring you up to date on what's going on in the media pertaining to the Winnipeg Jets and elsewhere in the NHL.

Here is what's in the news for Tuesday, April 9, 2013:

Jets vs Sabres notes:

Previewing tonight's game against the Buffalo Sabres. [NHL.com]

For comprehensive news and notes on the Sabres, check out our pals at Die by the Blade. [Die by the Blade]

Discussing some of the scheduling perks that might help the Winnipeg Jets out down the stretch. [National Post]

Gary Lawless explains that with the Jets, it's the best of times and the blurst of times. [Winnipeg Free Press]

Kirk Penton discerns that Winnipeg's defense hasn't gotten any better since last season. Odd, not once does the article speak to Ondrej Pavelec's .904 SV%. And just for argument's sake, how does Pavelec continue to get a pass when Ryan Miller -- who plays on a far worse team -- still puts up a .914 SV%? [Winnipeg Sun]

Will more practice make the Jets better? I guess we'll see. [Winnipeg Free Press]

Jacob Trouba is living with a billet family. [Winnipeg Sun]

Around the NHL:

In which Ottawa Senators' star defenseman Erik Karlsson looks to make a return this season. [SB Nation]

Justin Schultz made his road debut against the Anaheim Ducks last night; the team he stiffed to sign with the Edmonton Oilers. Ducks' fans were understandably upset. [SB Nation]

The Montreal Canadiens were dealt a huge blow as Alexander Emelin will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ligament in his left knee. [Eyes on the Prize]

Puck Daddy catches up with St. Cloud State's Ben Hanowski. [Puck Daddy]

Finally, the cutest little hockey fan who is sad about Ryane Clowe being traded to the New York Rangers. [SB Nation]