Injury News: Mark Scheifele suffers MCL sprain

Posted by David Minuk in Breaking News,Winnipeg Jets on March 5, 2014 — 2 Comments

Jets fans probably figured the news wasn’t good when they saw their prized rookie heading off in the 2nd period of the game yesterday.

Scheifele heads to room

Well news just broke that he could be gone for 6-8 weeks.

We will update this post when we hear further.  As always ensure you are up-to-date with the latest Jets news via our twitter @illegalcurve.

Update:

According to head coach Paul Maurice the Jets are labeling the injury to Mark Scheifele as an MCL sprain.  He wouldn’t put a time frame on recovery.

Coach Maurice

Mark Stuart

Jacob Trouba

Blake Wheeler

Audio courtesy of TSN 1290 Winnipeg.

Papers:

Winnipeg Sun:  Rookie Scheifele out six to eight weeks.  Ken offers his thoughts on the loss of the Jets rookie.

Winnipeg Free Press:  Initial reports say Scheifele’s knee injury serious.  Gary gives an assessment of the damage.

  • masterjuddi

    start kicking the tires on Jordan Staal Chevy! haha, that would be awesome

  • masterjuddi

    That sucks!!