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UPDATE: According to the Winnipeg Free Press, Tobias Enstrom could return to the Winnipeg Jets' lineup as early as Sunday against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
"Toby ... it looks like he might be able to turn that corner," said coach Claude Noel (with a grin and raised eyebrow, as per the Free Press). "We'll see if we can get him in there."
So he's playing then.
Enstrom could replace Ron Hainsey, who's a game-time decision with a hand injury. Otherwise, Paul Postma may sit out.
Nursing a shoulder injury, Tobias Enstrom is set to sit out a stretch for the Winnipeg Jets. The big question is: how long will the Jets have to manage without their top defenseman (top player?) beyond Sunday's tilt with the Boston Bruins?
"He has a shoulder issue that will put him out for a little while," Jets coach Claude Noel said Saturday, as reported by the Winnipeg Free Press. "We don’t know exactly how long we have to wait for the results of the MRI, which is happening today, so we’ll know more of that tomorrow ..."
Unfortunately, a little while is rarely just a game or two.
Enstrom's usual partner, Dustin Byfuglien, is expected to be paired with Ron Hainsey in the meanwhile. And Paul Postma could draw back into the lineup after being bumped by Zach Bogosian's return.