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Jets' Cole Perfetti: Ready for camp
Perfetti (upper body) is expected to center a line with Nikolaj Ehlers and Nino Niederreiter on Thursday in the Jets' first on-ice practice, Scott Billeck of the Winnipeg Sun reports.
Perfetti worked primarily as a winger last season, before an upper-body injury cut his campaign short in mid-February. The 21-year-old forward appears set to get the first chance to fill the second-line center spot that belonged to Pierre-Luc Dubois prior to his trade to the Kings. Perfetti has 37 points in 69 games across two NHL seasons, though fantasy managers may be wary of his injury history despite his upside as a first-round pick from 2020.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Cole Perfetti: Still 10-14 days from returning
Perfetti (upper body) has begun skating but continues to be 10-14 days from rejoining the lineup, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet reports Monday.
Based on Perfetti's timeline, he figures to miss at least the first four games of the series and could be in danger of being unavailable for the entirety of the first round. The youngster has already missed 26 games due to his long-term upper-body injury. Even once cleared to play, Perfetti figures to slot into a bottom-six role and likely won't offer more than mid-range fantasy value.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Cole Perfetti: Expected to miss Game 1
Perfetti (upper body) isn't expected to be an option for Game 1 of Winnipeg's first-round series against Vegas on Tuesday, per Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet.
Perfetti, who last played Feb. 19, hasn't begun to take contact in practices yet. During the regular season, he recorded eight goals and 30 points in 51 contests.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Cole Perfetti: Could return in two weeks
Perfetti (upper body) skated in a non-contact jersey Saturday and could return to action in two weeks, Mike McIntyre of the Winnipeg Free Press reports.
Perfetti needs the Jets to make the playoffs to play again this season, as he won't be ready to return before the end of the regular season. The 21-year-old -- who was drafted 10th overall in 2020 -- saw action as a top-six forward before his injury, scoring eight goals and 30 points in 51 games.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Cole Perfetti: Out at least eight weeks
Per Jets' Game Night host Kelly Moore, Perfetti (upper body) will be out a minimum of eight weeks, according to coach Rick Bowness.
This is a big blow for the Jets, as the 21-year-old Perfetti has been serving as a top-six forward this season. Perfetti has eight goals and 30 points in 51 games this year and the hope has to be that he'll be able to return in time for the start of the second round of the playoffs, should the Jets advance.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Cole Perfetti: Moves to IR
Perfetti (upper body) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.
Perfetti will be unavailable for at least the next three games, though an exact timetable for his return is unclear at the moment. In a corresponding move, the Jets used an emergency recall to bring up Axel Jonsson-Fjallby from AHL Manitoba on Tuesday. Perfetti has 30 points, 90 shots on goal and 35 hits in 51 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Cole Perfetti: Won't play against Rangers
Perfetti (upper body) won't play Monday versus the Rangers, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet reports.
Perfetti still has to be reassessed to determine a timeline for a return, according to coach Rick Bowness. He scored his eighth goal of the season and logged 17:47 of ice time in Sunday's 4-2 loss to New Jersey. Perfetti has 30 points, 90 shots on goal and 35 hits in 51 contests this campaign. Sam Gagner will suit up in Monday's contest versus the Rangers.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Cole Perfetti: Game-time decision Friday
Perfetti (illness) will be a game-time decision Friday versus Pittsburgh, Scott Billeck of the Winnipeg Sun reports.
Perfetti managed to get through Thursday's game in Buffalo despite feeling the effects of the flu. The Jets recalled Jansen Harkins as insurance in case Perfetti is unable to go. Perfetti has six goals and 22 points in 37 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Cole Perfetti: Provides three helpers Friday
Perfetti registered three assists in Friday's 4-1 win against Pittsburgh.
Perfetti's efforts were made all the more impressive by the fact that he was initially regarded as a game-time decision because of an illness. In the end, Perfetti not only played, but he earned his second multi-point game in his last three contests, bringing him up to five helpers over that span. The 21-year-old has six goals and 25 points in 38 contests in 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Cole Perfetti: Suiting up Friday
Perfetti (illness) is in Friday's lineup against Pittsburgh, Scott Billeck of the Winnipeg Sun reports.
Perfetti is battling an illness but he'll be in his usual top-six role Friday. The rookie winger has six goals and 22 points through 37 games this season on the year.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Cole Perfetti: Plays through illness
Perfetti was sick but still played in Thursday's 4-2 win over the Sabres, Scott Billeck of the Winnipeg Sun reports.
Perfetti logged only 9:37 of ice time and was used sparingly in the third period. An illness has been going through the Jets' locker room for a few weeks. Considering he played through it, Perfetti should be considered on the optimistic side of questionable for Friday's game versus the Penguins, especially with the Jets missing other forwards.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Cole Perfetti: Notches two assists
Perfetti posted two assists and two shots in the Jets' 7-5 loss to the Red Wings on Tuesday.
Perfetti would pick up helpers on Neal Pionk's goal that opened the scoring for the Jets, and Nate Schmidt's goal to cut the Detroit lead to 4-3. With this performance, the former first-rounder snapped a short two-game pointless streak. On the season, Perfetti has six goals and 22 points in 36 games.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Cole Perfetti: Fires two shots in return
Perfetti (upper body) had a minus-1 rating in a 4-2 win against Tampa Bay on Friday.
Perfetti also recorded two shots in 11:48 of ice time. The 21-year-old had missed Winnipeg's previous five games because of the injury. He has six goals and 20 points in 34 contests this season. Perfetti only has two assists in his last eight outings.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Cole Perfetti: Returns Friday
Perfetti (upper body) will return Friday against Tampa Bay, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet reports.
The 21-year-old winger will return to the second line with Mark Scheifele and Blake Wheeler, and Perfetti should see second line power-play duty as well. Perfetti has missed the last five games -- he has six goals and 20 points in 33 contests this season.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Cole Perfetti: Hopes to return Friday
Perfetti (upper body) hopes to be back in the lineup Friday against Tampa Bay, John Lu of TSN reports.
Perfetti, who has been out since Dec. 22, won't play Tuesday versus Calgary. However, he is very close to returning to action. Perfetti has supplied six goals and 20 points in 33 contests this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Cole Perfetti: Out 7-10 days
Perfetti (upper body) will be unavailable for 7-10 days, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet reports.
Perfetti, who last played Dec. 22, has generated six goals and 20 points in 33 games this season. Winnipeg is projected to utilize Mark Scheifele as a winger Tuesday versus Minnesota alongside Pierre-Luc Dubois and Kyle Connor.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Cole Perfetti: Will not play Friday
Perfetti (undisclosed) will not play against Washington on Friday. Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.
Perfetti is having a nice season with six goals and 20 points in 33 games. His spot on the top line will be taken by Mikey Eyssimont, who will play alongside Mark Scheifele and Karson Kuhlman. Consider Perfetti day-to-day at this time.... See More ... See Less
Jets' Cole Perfetti: Collects assist in win
Perfetti earned an assist and two PIM in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Canucks.
Perfetti helped out on a Neal Pionk tally in the second period. The helper snapped a three-game dry spell for Perfetti, who looks set for a longer audition on the top line with Blake Wheeler (groin) likely out for a month. Perfetti has held his own this year with six goals, 13 helpers, 58 shots on net, 22 hits, 16 PIM and a plus-5 rating through 30 contests. Playing alongside Mark Scheifele should give Perfetti a fairly high floor on offense.... See More ... See Less
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