The Bruins have acquired Drew Stafford from the Jets for a conditional 6th Round Pick.
Stafford’s best offensive years are behind him, but he brings a little added scoring depth to the Bruins’ bottom-6. Stafford has played a reduced role in Winnipeg this season and tallied just 13 points (4G / 9A) in 40 games.
Stafford (lower-body) will return to the Jets lineup on Tuesday.
Stafford has missed the last six games with a lower-body injury, but was on the ice this morning and will skate with Nic Petan and Mathieu Perreault tonight—a pretty offensive fourth line. Stafford has just 12 points (4G / 8A) in 34 games this season.
Stafford (upper-body) is expected to return to the Jets’ lineup on Wednesday.
Stafford has been out since October 25th, but is expected to draw back into the lineup on Wednesday. The veteran winger took part in Tuesday’s practice and Wednesday’s morning skate on a line with Nic Petan and Brandon Tanev. He has collected a single assist in six games this season.
Stafford left Monday’s preseason game with an upper-body injury and did not return.
Jets’ head coach Paul Maurice said that Stafford will undergo tests on Tuesday and said he doesn’t believe it’s overly serious. Maurice added that Stafford is day-to-day for now, but it doesn’t sound like he will miss significant time.
Stafford has been suspended for one game for his high sticking infraction on Saturday.
Stafford caught Nick Holden with a high stick on Saturday and will miss Tuesday’s game in St. Louis after the NHL suspended him for one game. With Stafford out, look for Anthony Peluso to get back into the lineup.
The Jets have placed Drew Stafford (undisclosed) on IR.
Stafford, who missed Friday’s game in Minnesota was placed on IR on Sunday to create a roster spot for the Jets to call up Patrice Cormier from Manitoba (AHL). Stafford will miss at least the next two games.
Stafford (upper-body) will be in the lineup on Thursday.
Stafford was injured in the Jets win over the Oilers on Monday. Despite missing practice on Wednesday, Stafford was on the ice for the Jets morning skate and he will be in the lineup tonight in Washington.
Stafford (upper-body) will skate on Thursday; could play in Washington.
Stafford is expected to take part in the Jets morning skate on Thursday and could be in the lineup vs. the Capitals. If Stafford is unable to play, then Dustin Byfuglien will move back to forward with Adam Pardy likely to draw in. Monitor Stafford’s status during the A.M skate.