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Winnipeg Jets place Ondrej Pavelec on injured reserve; significant knee sprain

An update on the status of Ondrej Pavelec.

Photo Credit: Rodney Braun

Photo Credit: Rodney Braun

Update:  Coach Maurice announces that Pavelec has a signifciant knee sprain.  He’s not playing in December.  Hoping for January/February return.

Coach Maurice spoke about Pavelec injury

Audio courtesy of TSN 1290 Winnipeg.

The Jets sent out a release indicating that goalie Ondrej Pavelec will be placed on injured reserve after he sustained a lower-body injury in a collision with Coyotes captain Shane Doan Saturday night in the 2nd period.  The Jets have called up Connor Hellebuyck from the Manitoba Moose to backup Michael Hutchinson.

When we hear more from Coach Maurice today we will update the post.

We had @ICdave down at the IcePlex covering day 4 of Jets training camp.

He got some injury updates from head coach Rick Bowness on Brad Lambert, Wyatt Bongiovanni, and Morgan Barron.

https://illegalcurve.com/winnipeg-jets-training-camp-day-4-2/

Still a few hours to go before the Jets pre-season game gets under in Edmonton which gives you lots of time to check out yesterday’s Illegal Curve Hockey Show.

https://illegalcurve.com/9-24-illegal-curve-hockey-show/

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