Byfuglien (illness) was a full participant at the morning skate; expected to play on Wednesday.
Byfuglien missed Monday’s game with an illness, but is expected to return to the lineup tonight Calgary. With Byfuglien back in, Julian Melchiori will be a healthy scratch. Byfuglien has 16 goals and 28 assists (44 points) in 68 games this season.
Byfuglien (undisclosed) missed the morning skate and will be a game-time decision on Monday.
Byfuglien was held out of the morning skate due to an undisclosed injury and his owners will need to monitor his status when the Jets hit the ice for warmups at 9:30 p.m. ET. With Byfuglien’s status up in the air, the Jets have recalled Julian Melchiori from Manitoba (AHL) to potentially fill-in.
The Jets have signed Dustin Byfuglien to a five-year, $38 million dollar extension.
Byfuglien was set to become an unrestricted free-agent at the end of the season and was expected to be traded as we approached the trade deadline, but that doesn’t appear to be the case anymore. Byfuglien is locked up through the 2020-21 season. He has 15 goals and 17 assists (32 points) in 52 games this season.
Byfuglien had a dislocated rib that never healed properly, but he was able to play through it vs. Anaheim. After posting 45 points (18G / 27A) in the regular season, he had just one assist and a minus-4 rating in the four-game sweep.
Byfuglien is eligible to return from suspension on Saturday.
Byfuglien has finished serving his four-game suspension and is expected to be in the lineup on Saturday vs. the Flames. While a lot of players will be getting the night off across the league, the Jets will want to get Byfuglien back into the lineup to get him back up to speed before the playoffs.
Byfuglien (upper-body) will be back in the lineup on Thursday.
Byfuglien has missed the last nine games with an upper-body injury, but he will be back in the lineup tonight vs. Montreal. Byfuglien will play on the third pairing with Adam Pardy and he will likely see some power-play time as well. Byfuglien has 15 goals and 27 assists (42 points) in 65 games this season.
Byfuglien (upper-body) was held out of Tuesday’s game; possible for Thursday.
Byfuglien was listed as a game-time decision, but was not quite ready to return to the lineup. He was believed to be close last night, so it seems like a safe bet that he will be back tomorrow vs. the Blues.