Dustin Byfuglien is week-to-week with a lower-body injury, according to coach Paul Maurice.
Byfuglien was injured in Saturday’s game against Tampa Bay and he didn’t participate in Monday’s morning skate. The Jets blueliner has no goals and 15 assists in 28 games this season The Winnipeg Jets have had a great first 30 games to start 2017-18. posting a mark of :17-8-5 good for five in the West.
Still, removing a key figure the likes of Byfuglien from this roster for weeks will certainly test the character of this hockey club. How this group reacts will be a great indicator of if they are a true playoff threat of not.