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Tyler Myers | Defenseman | #57

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (28) / 2/1/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'8' / 229
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (12) / BUF
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Tyler Myers netted the game-winning goal in overtime against Washington on Tuesday night.
Myers capped off Winnipeg's 4-3 comeback victory with his sixth goal of the season on his sixth shot of Tuesday's game. He has accounted for 27 points through 57 games this season. Feb 14 - 11:32 AM

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Tyler Myers will skate alongside Josh Morrissey on Winnipeg's shutdown pairing.

Myers will take the place of injured blueliner Jacob Trouba. It was initially thought that Dustin Byfuglien would occupy the role, but he will stay with Toby Enstrom.
Jan 30 - 1:39 PM

Tyler Myers compiled three assists in Tuesday's 6-4 win over Nashville.

Myers skipped the morning skate, but he was in fine form on Tuesday night. He also posted three shots, one block and a plus-2 rating in nearly 23 minutes of playing time. He also knocked the puck into his own net on one play, but that error was quickly forgotten thanks to strong performance.
Wed, Dec 20, 2017 11:29:00 AM

Tyler Myers didn't skate Tuesday morning, but he will play against Nashville.

Myers has topped 23 minutes of ice time in each of his last five outings. He has registered five goals and 16 points in 34 games this campaign.
Tue, Dec 19, 2017 01:19:00 PM

Tyler Myers posted a goal and an assist in Monday's 5-3 loss to Nashville.

Myers had a power-play assist in the first period and he scored his third goal of the season in the third frame. He concluded the contest with three shots, two hits and two blocks in 20:35 of ice time. Myers has four points in his last four outings to give him nine points over 20 matches this year.
Tue, Nov 21, 2017 11:40:00 AM

Tyler Myers admits that it feels good to be back out on the ice with his teammates.

Myers missed 71 games because of a hip issue last season, but he's settling in nicely on a pairing with Dmitry Kulikov this year. "It feels great to be back out with the guys. I feel good," said Myers. "Still obviously getting used to some different situations and different plays, but it is coming back quick." Myers has one goal, no assists and a plus-6 rating in four games this season. He's averaging 22:39 of ice time per game so far.
Sat, Oct 14, 2017 09:34:00 AM

Tyler Myers posted the first shorthanded goal of his career Thursday night.

Myers' goal late in the second period held up as the game winner after his wrist shot beat Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom over the glove. It was also the Jets defenseman's first point in four matches this campaign.
Fri, Oct 13, 2017 11:03:00 AM

Tyler Myers is back to 100 percent after he was limited to just 11 games last season.

"It was a tough recovery and a long road, but we got through it," said Myers of his groin issue. "I'm feeling good now and it's exciting for me to be back on the ice with the guys. You just have to put last year behind you and I don't feel like it's going to take too long to get back into the swing of things. Things are moving forward, looking up. I want to get back to helping the team." His son, Tristan, is also doing well after he was born five weeks prematurely and then suffered a stroke. Myers is ready to focus bouncing back for the upcoming season with the problems of last year behind him.
Wed, Sep 20, 2017 09:54:00 AM

Tyler Myers may not be protected by the Jets for the expansion draft.

It is unclear whether the Jets asked Toby Enstrom to waive his no-movement clause, but if they did and he accepted then Myers will probably be protected along with Dustin Byfuglien and Jacob Trouba. Myers was limited to just 11 games in 2016-17 because of injury.
Wed, Jun 14, 2017 10:16:00 AM

Tyler Myers (lower body) will miss the Jets' season finale on Saturday.

Myers did hope to return before the end of the regular season, but that was not to be. He'll finish with two goals and five points in just 11 games in 2016-17.
Fri, Apr 7, 2017 02:30:00 PM

Tyler Myers (lower body) still hopes to return to the lineup before the end of the regular season.

"I'm starting to move a little bit better," said Myers, who hasn't played since Nov. 11. "It's going to be pretty close. I would love to jump in for the last one. If I'm ready to go, just for the mental side of things, it would be great to get one in. But obviously, I don't want to come back if I'm not ready." Myers has played in only 11 games this season.
Thu, Apr 6, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Tyler Myers (lower body) is making progress.

He skated on Tuesday in his quest to return to the lineup before the end of the regular season. Myers has been limited to just 11 appearances this year and he hasn't played since Nov. 11.
Wed, Mar 15, 2017 03:26:00 PM

Tyler Myers (lower body) still could return before the end of the regular season.

He is making good progress after he had surgery on a lower-body issue earlier this month. "We have forward motion with it," said coach Paul Maurice. "The date we'd hope (to have) him back, that window hasn't changed for us." He was initially given a six-to-eight timetable.
Tue, Feb 28, 2017 01:47:00 PM

Tyler Myers underwent surgery Monday to repair his lower-body injury and he is projected to need six-to-eight weeks of recovery time.

Coach Paul Maurice didn't disclose the issue, but said the procedure was not to Myers' hip or knee. He also stated that the team expects to get Myers back at some point this season. The defenseman hasn't played since Nov. 11.
Tue, Feb 7, 2017 12:34:00 PM

According to Jets coach Paul Maurice there has been "no progress" in Tyler Myers' recovery from a lower body injury.

Myers is "not getting stronger", which does not bode well for his season considering he's been out since Nov. 11th.
Sat, Feb 4, 2017 01:30:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mark Scheifele
2Bryan Little
3Adam Lowry
4Matt Hendricks
5Nic Petan
6Jack Roslovic
LW1Nikolaj Ehlers
2Kyle Connor
3Mathieu Perreault
4Andrew Copp
5Shawn Matthias
6Brandon Tanev
RW1Blake Wheeler
2Patrik Laine
3Joel Armia
4Marko Dano
D1Dustin Byfuglien
2Jacob Trouba
3Tyler Myers
4Josh Morrissey
5Dmitry Kulikov
6Toby Enstrom
7Ben Chiarot
8Julian Melchiori
9Tucker Poolman
G1Connor Hellebuyck
2Steve Mason
3Michael Hutchinson
4Eric Comrie