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Mark Stuart | Defenseman

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (31) / 4/27/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 213
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Mark Stuart made it interesting when he scored the first goal of playoff career.
His marker made it 3-2 for the Ducks with plenty of time left in the third, but it didn't take Anaheim long to restore their two-goal advantage when Ryan Kesler got his second goal of the game. Sami Vatanen sealed the win and a first-round sweep when he scored into an empty net. Stuart contributed two points, 22 hits and 10 blocks in four postseason matches. Apr 23 - 10:45 AM

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Mark Stuart (lower body) has been activated by the Jets and he'll return Thursday.

He will be paired with Jacob Trouba, as Winnipeg is finally healthy again on the back end. "It's good to finally get a look at that group all together," said coach Paul Maurice. "It's the first time all year that this group of D will play together as a unit." The Jets have nine healthy defensemen on the roster right now. Jay Harrison is expected to sit in the press box along with Adam Pardy and Paul Postma.
Jan 29 - 2:18 PM

Winnipeg moved Mark Stuart to injured reserve in order to activate Mathieu Perreault for Tuesday's game against Pittsburgh.

Stuart is dealing with a lower-body issue, but he may be back in the lineup as early as Thursday night.
Jan 28 - 8:26 AM

Mark Stuart (lower body) won't play in Wednesday's contest.

Jets coach Paul Maurice feels Stuart is probably healthy enough to play, but with the All-Star break just around the corner, he could benefit from the extra rest. The decision to scratch Stuart also corresponds with Jacob Trouba's (upper body) return to the lineup, so someone had to be scratched anyways.
Jan 21 - 12:58 PM

Mark Stuart took a maintenance day Tuesday because of a lower-body issue.

It isn't clear if the ailment will keep him out of the lineup on Wednesday night against Columbus. Stuart sat out nine games in December and early January because of the same injury.
Jan 21 - 8:01 AM

The Winnipeg Jets get defenseman Mark Stuart back after a brief stint on IR.

Stuart, 30, has nine points and 37 PIM in 32 games so far in 2014-15. With Stuart and Tobias Enstrom back in the lineup, we should see a more typical Winnipeg alignment against the Arizona Coyotes.
Jan 10 - 4:34 PM

Mark Stuart could be back in the Jets' lineup Saturday night against Los Angeles.

He has been practising with his teammates and seems to have recovered from a lower-body injury that has kept him out of action since December 16th. If you need some PIMs from your blueline, get ready to activate Stuart.
Jan 10 - 2:18 PM

Mark Stuart (lower body) said Tuesday that he feels a little ahead of schedule.

He skated while wearing a no-contact jersey. Stuart isn't expected to be available until February after he was injured on Dec. 16 against Buffalo.
Jan 7 - 9:46 AM

Mark Stuart was on the ice with a few other injured Jet players on Friday.

He has been out of action with a serious lower-body injury since he was involved in a fight with the Sabres' Nicolas Deslauriers on December 16th, and will not be ready to return until February at the earliest. Well, at least he is making some progress in his recovery.
Jan 3 - 3:04 PM

Mark Stuart is projected to be sidelined until February with a lower-body injury.

He was injured on Tuesday during a fight with Nicolas Deslauriers of the Buffalo Sabres. Tobias Enstrom, Zach Bogosian and Jacob Trouba are already out for the Jets, so the team will be missing its top-four defense group. Julien Brouillette will get to play with Stuart injured.
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 03:41:00 PM

Mark Stuart didn't participate in Wednesday's skills competition.

He was the only player on the Jets who played in Tuesday's win over the Buffalo who didn't take part in the event. An update on his status is expected to come after Thursday's practice. Stuart may have been hurt in a fight with Sabres forward Nicolas Deslauriers.
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 09:45:00 AM

Mark Stuart had two assists in Thursday's 3-1 victory against the Carolina Hurricanes.

He didn't have a point in his previous seven matches. Stuart isn't known for his offensive contributions, but he does have 43 hits and 38 blocks in 17 games this campaign.
Fri, Nov 14, 2014 08:36:00 AM

Mark Stuart wasn't 100 percent when he returned to the ice on Sunday.

He wasn't able to participate in every drill and he left before some extra skating at the end of the session, but he was pleased to take part. "It was good to get out there again," Stuart said. "It's tough, because you wait all summer to get back out there with the guys and then I had a little setback. I felt good today. Not 100 percent, but it was good to get back out there again." Stuart believes he'll be back at in full sessions shortly.
Mon, Sep 22, 2014 09:45:00 AM

Mark Stuart, who missed Friday's opening practice, was back on the ice Saturday.

He has obviously recovered from what was considered a very minor injury.
Sat, Sep 20, 2014 02:39:00 PM

Mark Stuart is looking forward to see what coach Paul Maurice has prepared for training camp.

"I'm excited and I'm sure he is to start the season with this team. We've had some time to put things in place and it's going to start in training camp," said Stuart, who signed a four-year, $10.5 million contract in the summer. "We're not starting mid-season where we've got a game in two days. We got a good grasp of that last season but it'll be nice to start training camp from Day 1 with all that and go from there." Maurice took over from Claude Noel during the 2013-14 campaign and he got an extension as well during the off-season. Stuart is also just three games away from reaching the 500-mark in his career.
Fri, Aug 15, 2014 10:04:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Bryan Little
2Mark Scheifele
3Alexander Burmistrov
4Mathieu Perreault
5Jim Slater
6Patrice Cormier
7Andrew Copp
LW1Andrew Ladd
2Adam Lowry
3Jiri Tlusty
4Chris Thorburn
5Nikolaj Ehlers
RW1Blake Wheeler
2Drew Stafford
3Matt Fraser
4Lee Stempniak
5Matt Halischuk
6Anthony Peluso
D1Dustin Byfuglien
2Toby Enstrom
3Tyler Myers
4Jacob Trouba
5Mark Stuart
6Paul Postma
7Adam Pardy
8Ben Chiarot
9Jay Harrison
10Andrew MacWilliam
G1Ondrej Pavelec
2Michael Hutchinson
3Connor Hellebuyck