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Friday Morning Altitude Check: Winnipeg Jets vs. Los Angeles Kings GameDay links

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

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 Friday, October 4, 2013:

Jets vs. Kings notes:

Previewing tonight's game against the Los Angeles Kings. []

For comprehensive news and notes on the Kings, check out our pals at Battle of Cali and Jewels from the Crown. [Battle of California, Jewels from the Crown]

Awesome work by Kevin McCartney who breaks down a single James Wright shift from Tuesday's win in Edmonton. [Jets Nation]

Claude Noel must have concurred with Kevin's prognosis as he has promoted Eric Tangradi to the team's third line, demoting Wright in the process. [Winnipeg Sun]

Though happy with the win, Claude Noel is cognizant that he will require a better effort from his players tonight: "I don't think you can go into too many nights playing the way you played in Edmonton anticipating a win. So we know we dodged a bullet, we know we have a lot of work to do to get better." [The Province]

They're also expecting a more physical contest than what they faced against the Oilers. [Winnipeg Free Press]

The Kings have reassigned Tyler Toffoli, Linden Vey and Tanner Pearson to Manchester of the AHL. They also cut goaltender Mathieu Garon. []

Around the NHL:

It didn't take Patrick Roy long to go bat-shit-crazy. [Battle of California]

James Neal hurt himself in Wednesday night action. [SB Nation]

Jason Pomminville has signed a 5-year extension with the Minnesota Wild. []

Dennis Seidenberg has signed a 4-year extension of his own with the Boston Bruins. [Puck Daddy]

The Washington Capitals have claimed Alexander Urbom off of waivers. [Japers' Rink]

Finally, check out this interview with Ned Braden! [The Classical]