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Drew Stafford | Winger | #12

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (31) / 10/30/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 214
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 1 (13) / BUF
Contract: view contract details

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Drew Stafford left Saturday's match with the Blues early due to a lower body injury.
Stafford played just 10:34 with a minor penalty before departing from the game. We'll keep you updated on his status. Consider him day-to-day for now. Jan 21 - 5:11 PM

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Drew Stafford collected two assists against Montreal on Wednesday night.

He helped set up goals by Mark Scheifele and Bryan Little in the contest. Stafford has generated four points over a three-game point streak. He is getting time alongside Scheifele and Nikolaj Ehlers because of Patrik Laine's concussion.
Jan 12 - 9:46 AM

Drew Stafford will play with Mark Scheifele and Nikolaj Ehlers Monday night.

He will take the place of injured winger Patrik Laine, who suffered a concussion on Saturday. Stafford has produced just three goals and seven points in 27 games this season, but this a great opportunity for him.
Jan 9 - 3:45 PM

Drew Stafford collected his third goal of the season during Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Sabres.

Stafford's season has not quite gone as hoped. He's now up to seven points in 27 games this campaign, a far cry from 21 goals and 38 points scored in 72 games in 2015-16.
Jan 7 - 4:19 PM

Draw Stafford scored his first goal of the season during Sunday's 3-0 win over the Predators.

It's been a trial of season for the veteran forward thus far, who played in just his ninth game of the campaign. But he finally got off the proverbial schneid with a wrap-around goal, and what turned out to be the eventual winning goal. Stafford now has three points thus far.
Sun, Nov 27, 2016 04:30:00 PM

Drew Stafford has been activated from injured reserve and he will be back in the lineup on Wednesday night.

He has missed the past 15 games with an upper-body injury. Stafford is projected to play with Brandon Tanev and Nic Petan.
Wed, Nov 23, 2016 04:05:00 PM

Drew Stafford (upper body) will likely be back in the lineup on Wednesday.

Coach Paul Maurice won't confirm Stafford's status until after the morning skate. He hasn't played since Oct. 25.
Tue, Nov 22, 2016 05:19:00 PM

Drew Stafford will likely not play Sunday against the Hurricanes.

He has skated the past few days but is not ready to play after missing 13 games with an upper-body injury. Keep him on reserve for now.
Sun, Nov 20, 2016 01:00:00 PM

Drew Stafford was one of the few Winnipeg Jets that skated on Friday.

He's missed the last 13 games with an upper-body injury, but he's been cleared for contract and is likely to make a return to the lineup in the near future.
Sat, Nov 19, 2016 09:52:00 AM

Drew Stafford (upper body) could be back in the lineup this weekend.

Coach Paul Maurice revealed on Thursday that Stafford had been cleared for contact. He may return Saturday against Boston or Sunday versus Carolina. Stafford hasn't played since Oct. 25.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 01:09:00 PM

Drew Stafford (upper body) has been placed on the injured reserve list.

The move is retroactive to Oct. 25, so Stafford can be activated whenever he's healthy. Putting him on the IR freed up a roster spot to summon Julian Melchiori though.
Tue, Nov 1, 2016 02:42:00 PM

Drew Stafford (UBI) will not play Tuesday against Washington.

Tuesday will mark a week since he's played, a span of four games include the missed match with Washington. Stafford has posted a point through six games so far this season.
Sun, Oct 30, 2016 06:05:00 PM

Drew Stafford (upper body) won't be in the lineup on Thursday.

The Jets play three times in four days to close out the week and Stafford may not be available for any of those contest. He suffered an upper-body injury on Tuesday.
Thu, Oct 27, 2016 09:18:00 AM

Drew Stafford suffered an upper-body injury in Tuesday's game against the Stars.

The team has already announced that he won't be returning to the game. Stafford has one assist in six games this season. We'll consider him day-to-day. The Jets should provide an update on his status after tonight's game.
Tue, Oct 25, 2016 09:30:00 PM

Drew Stafford (upper body) was able to play in the season opener.

That's not a huge surprise as Jets coach Paul Maurice did describe himself as "very optimistic" about Stafford's chances of being available. Stafford had a plus-one rating in 13:03 minutes of ice time.
Fri, Oct 14, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mark Scheifele
2Bryan Little
3Marko Dano
4Adam Lowry
5Kyle Connor
6Andrew Copp
7Nic Petan
LW1Nikolaj Ehlers
2Mathieu Perreault
3Shawn Matthias
4Brandon Tanev
RW1Blake Wheeler
2Patrik Laine
3Drew Stafford
4Joel Armia
5Chris Thorburn
D1Dustin Byfuglien
2Tyler Myers
3Toby Enstrom
4Josh Morrissey
5Mark Stuart
6Ben Chiarot
7Julian Melchiori
8Paul Postma
9Jacob Trouba
G1Connor Hellebuyck
2Michael Hutchinson
3Ondrej Pavelec