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Winnipeg Jets defenceman Luca Sbisa is out at least a week with an upper-body injury

The journeyman defenceman has two goals, eight assists in 44 games for the Jets this season

Luca Sbisa at practice

Just when the Jets were almost completely healthy on defence Paul Maurice announced today following his media availability that veteran defenceman Luca Sbisa will miss at least a week with an upper-body injury. Maurice said that Sbisa will need to be re-evaluated over the next few days.

Sbisa, 29, has played the last couple of games for the Jets and has played 44 games in total this season (two goals, eight assists) after being claimed off waivers from the Anaheim Ducks.

Sami Niku will come back into the lineup for the Jets tonight versus the LA Kings.

Morning skate for the Jets gets underway in 30 minutes.

Check out this chat focused on key battles in the final audition for Winnipeg.

https://illegalcurve.com/jets-setting-key-battles-in-the-final-audition-for-the-winnipeg-jets/

Headlines:

Jets opening roster coming into focus. Jets have some tough decisions to make. Dubois hopes his drive to win Stanley Cup will win over doubters. Cost to attend an NHL game in each Canadian city, ranked.

https://illegalcurve.com/winnipeg-jets-morning-papers-3642/

It is a triple game day for the hockey teams of Winnipeg:

Jets vs Flames in Calgary
Moose vs Univ of Regina in Regina
Ice vs Pats in Regina

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