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.
Well news just broke that he could be gone for 6-8 weeks.
Early indications are that Mark Scheifele suffered an MCL injury. Likely out 6-8 weeks. #TSN
— Aaron Ward (@aaronward_nhl) March 5, 2014
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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.
Audio courtesy of TSN 1290 Winnipeg.
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.