Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION

Byfuglien not expected to play in Jets game Tuesday

  • Print

The big man is still on the mend.

The Winnipeg Jets will be without Dustin Byfuglien for a third straight game when the Florida Panthers pay a visit to MTS Centre Tuesday (7 p.m.; TSN Jets/TSN 1290).

"He’s day-to-day," said head coach Claude Noel, "but it doesn’t look like he’ll be in that game. We don’t anticipate it (the injury and rehab) to be weeks."

The Jets practiced at MTS Iceplex today, with all healthy hands on deck, including Andrew Ladd, Bryan Little and Zach Redmond, all of whom skipped Sunday’s session for maintenance reasons.

Now 3-4-1 after dropping three straight, the Jets will play five of their next six games at MTS Centre. It begins Tuesday against the Panthers, who are 3-5 overall, and continues Thursday against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Jets are in Ottawa on Saturday, then return home for games against Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Boston the following week.

"The goal on any given night is to have everybody in the room on their ‘A’ game," said defenceman Mark Stuart. "Right now we haven’t got consistent ‘A’ games from every guy in the room. That’s something that we’ve talked about and that we’re going to need to get. We are putting it (last week’s road trip) behind us. We’ve got a big game against Florida (Tuesday). We felt like we let that one (a 6-3 loss last Thursday in which they held two third-period leads) slip away."

ed.tait@freepress.mb.ca

Twitter: @WFPEdTait

 

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Rumor's 30th Anniversary with Mike Wilmot, Darryl Lenox, Dave Hemstad & Derek Edwards

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • June 25, 2013 - 130625  -  A storm lit up Winnipeg Tuesday, June 25, 2013. John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press - lightning
  • A squirrel enjoys the morning sunshine next to the duck pond in Assiniboine Park Wednesday– June 27, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Do you feel prepared in case your pipes freeze this winter?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google