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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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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. Nov 27 - 4:30 PM

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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.
Nov 23 - 4:05 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.
Nov 22 - 5:19 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.
Nov 20 - 1:00 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.
Nov 19 - 9:52 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.
Nov 17 - 1:09 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.
Nov 1 - 2:42 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.
Oct 30 - 6:05 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.
Oct 27 - 9:18 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.
Oct 25 - 9:30 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.
Oct 14 - 10:30 AM

Drew Stafford (upper body) could be available for Thursday's season opener.

Coach Paul Maurice said he was "very optimistic" about Stafford's chances as long as there aren't any setbacks.
Oct 11 - 10:05 AM

Drew Stafford (upper body) was feeling better Tuesday and he is listed as day-to-day.

"I don't think this is going to be long term," said coach Paul Maurice. It sounds like Stafford could be ready for the start of the regular season.
Oct 5 - 9:36 AM

Drew Stafford suffered an upper-body injury in Monday's preseason match against Ottawa.

He was not able to return and is being listed as day-to-day for the time being. Stafford will be re-evaluated on Tuesday.
Oct 4 - 9:36 AM

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

Depth Charts

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