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Drew Stafford | Winger | #12

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (30) / 10/30/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 214
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 1 (13) / BUF
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Drew Stafford scored the lone goal for Winnipeg in a 4-1 loss to Calgary on Wednesday.
Stafford has been streaking of late with three goals in his last four games. He's up to 19 goals in 66 games played. He has been averaging around 20 goals the last four seasons so things are on track for Stafford despite a poor season from Winnipeg as a team. Mar 17 - 2:25 AM

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Drew Stafford picked up a goal in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Nashville Predators.

Stafford opened the scoring at the 7:28 mark of the first period, but the Predators followed that up by scoring three unanswered goals in the game. Stafford finished Tuesday's contest with a plus-1 rating and three shots on goal in 24:50 of ice time. He has 17 goals and 32 points in 62 games this season.
Mar 8 - 11:22 PM

Drew Stafford was back in the lineup from his one-game suspension on Thursday night.

He had three shots and a minus-2 rating in 16:13 of ice time in a 6-2 loss to Boston. Stafford received a one-game ban for a high-sticking incident against Colorado defenseman Nick Holden.
Feb 12 - 3:10 AM

Drew Stafford has been suspended for one game for a high-sticking incident against Colorado defenseman Nick Holden.

Stafford clipped Holden during the second period and earned four minutes in the penalty box. He won't be in the lineup against St. Louis on Tuesday night, but he will be able to return on Thursday versus the Boston Bruins.
Feb 8 - 3:47 PM

Drew Stafford will have a hearing with the Department of Player Safety on Monday.

Stafford's stick caught Colorado's Nick Holden in the face, briefly forcing the Avalanche defender from the game. Stafford has posted 16 goals and 28 points with 43 hits in 49 games with the Jets this season.
Feb 7 - 8:27 PM

Drew Stafford accounted for three points in the Jets’ 4-2 win against the Avalanche on Saturday night.

Stafford scored twice on six shots and had an assist in 14:43. He had gone eight games without a goal. Stafford isn’t much of a fantasy (16 goals, 28 points) factor, though perhaps a team in real life would take him off the Jets’ hands if they took on some money? Mathieu Perreault (goal, assist) and Andrew Ladd picked up the other markers. Mark Scheifele amassed 12 penalty minutes.
Feb 7 - 1:14 AM

Drew Stafford played 20:45 in Saturday's 3-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils.

This was Stafford's first game back after missing three contests with an undisclosed injury. He finished the game with a minus-1 rating, two penalty minutes and two shots on goal.
Jan 24 - 9:37 AM

Confirming an earlier report, Drew Stafford will play against the Devils on Saturday night.

Stafford has posted 14 goals and 24 points with 43 hits in 44 games this season, not too shabby for the veteran middle-six forward.
Jan 23 - 7:12 PM

Drew Stafford is almost certain to return Saturday night against New Jersey.

He had missed the Jets' last two games with an undisclosed injury but appears fully recovered. The Jets'will likely send J.C. Lipon or Patrcice Cormier to the AHL to make room for Stafford. Winnipeg certainly could use Stafford's 14 goals back in the lineup.
Jan 23 - 1:47 PM

Drew Stafford (undisclosed) is expected to miss a third straight game Thursday.

He didn't take part in Winnipeg's optional session Tuesday and isn't projected to practice on Thursday either. The Jets have been having trouble scoring and could use Stafford back as soon as possible. He ranks second on the team with 14 goals.
Jan 19 - 4:30 PM

The Winnipeg Jets placed Drew Stafford on IR on Sunday.

Stafford missed Friday's match with Minnesota with an undisclosed injury, and we're still unsure what ails the veteran forward who was last seen getting top line minutes. Through 44 game this season Stafford has 14 goals and 24 points with 43 hits.
Jan 17 - 3:28 PM

Drew Stafford will miss Friday's match with Minnesota, and Anthony Peluso will take his place.

Stafford missed a portion of the third period on Thursday and is reportedly "banged up". Considering the Jets' next two games are Monday against Colorado then Thursday against Nashville, this is an ideal time to take time to heal up. Peluso meanwhile has posted 29 PIMs and 48 hits through 22 games this season.
Jan 15 - 7:40 PM

Drew Stafford scored two goals in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Nashville Predators.

Stafford scored the first two goals of the game (both on the power play). The 30-year-old has five points in his last five contests. Stafford has 14 goals and 22 points in 40 games this season. Ben Chiarot and Alexander Burmistrov also scored for the Jets.
Jan 5 - 11:07 PM

Drew Stafford scored a shorthanded goal in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Sharks.

Stafford opened the scoring at the 13:14 mark of the opening period. Blake Wheeler picked up the only assist on Stafford's 12th goal of the season. The 30-year-old has three points in his last three contests. Stafford has 12 goals and 20 points in 38 games this season.
Jan 3 - 9:54 AM

Drew Stafford notched a goal and two assists in a 6-4 win against Columbus on Thursday night.

The Jets's second line, consisting of Stafford, Mathieu Perreault and Mark Scheifele, combined for nine points and three goals in the victory. Stafford has posted five multi-point performances this year, but he has also gone long stretches without any offense.
Fri, Dec 11, 2015 10:02:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Bryan Little
2Mark Scheifele
3Marko Dano
4Adam Lowry
5Nic Petan
LW1Mathieu Perreault
2Nikolaj Ehlers
3Shawn Matthias
4Alexander Burmistrov
5Quinton Howden
RW1Blake Wheeler
2Patrik Laine
3Drew Stafford
4Joel Armia
5Chris Thorburn
D1Dustin Byfuglien
2Tyler Myers
3Jacob Trouba
4Toby Enstrom
5Mark Stuart
6Ben Chiarot
7Brian Strait
G1Ondrej Pavelec
2Michael Hutchinson