The official Jets account tweeted the news that the popular Jets centre will be out indefinitely.
#NHLJets forward @slaterjim underwent surgery today in Montreal for a sports hernia & will be out indefinitely.
— Winnipeg Jets (@NHLJets) November 7, 2013
After the news was released, Jim sent the following tweet to fans:
Thanks to all those who sent well wishes. I really appreciate them. Be back with the team before long
— Jim Slater (@slaterjim) November 8, 2013