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Tuesday Morning Altitude Check: Winnipeg Jets at Edmonton Oilers GameDay links

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

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Derek Leung

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, October 1, 2013:

Jets at Oilers notes:

Previewing tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers. [NHL.com]

For comprehensive news and notes on the Oilers, check out our pals at Copper & Blue. [Copper & Blue]

Zach Redmond, Patrice Cormier and Adam Pardy were the final three cuts from Jets' camp as their roster is now set for the season. [Global News]

Scott Edmonds notes that Winnipeg's goal of making the playoffs gets no easier in the Western Conference. [National Post]

And Tim Campbell previews said 2013-14 Jets' roster. [Winnipeg Free Press]

Since Winnipeg opens their season with a hefty amount of home games, it will be imperative for them to get some wins under their belt early as opposed to another sluggish start. [Winnipeg Sun]

The Jets have suspended Russian forward Ivan Telegin after he failed to report to his AHL designation in St. John's. [Winnipeg Free Press]

Though his tactics have often come under fire, Claude Noel's passion has his players believing in him. [Winnipeg Sun]

Puck Daddy offers their preview of the 2013-14 Jets. [Puck Daddy]

Around the NHL:

As if there was any doubt, Alex Ovechkin has been confirmed as a torch-bearer at this winters Olympics in Sochi, Russia. [SB Nation]

These are the Chicago Blackhawks' 2013 Stanley Cup rings and yes, they are beautiful. [SB Nation]

NHL players have approved the use of hybrid icing. Let's see how long this lasts. [CBC]

The Washington Capitals have traded Matthieu Perreault to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for John Mitchell and a fourth round pick. Our SB Nation blogs share their thoughts. [Japers' Rink, Anaheim Calling]

Though the NHL's realignment plan is far from perfect, it does have a few perks. [CBC]

Here are seven things we learned during the NHL preseason. [NHL.com]

Steve Yzerman is preaching patience as his Tampa Bay Lightning have reassigned Jonathan Drouin to the QMJHL for this season. [Globe and Mail]

Ryan Whitney has signed with the Florida Panthers. [Litter Box Cats]

Finally, be sure to read SB Nation's comprehensive 2013-14 NHL Season Preview. [SB Nation]