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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
Contract: view contract details

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Tyler Myers (lower body) will play in Game 5 against Minnesota on Friday night.
Myers took part in the morning skate and declared himself good to go afterward. He said the lower-body injury he sustained last Sunday did not occur when he appeared to be punched in the knee by Minnesota's Marcus Foligno. Apr 20 - 11:09 AM

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Tyler Myers (lower body) is on the ice for Friday's morning skate.

Winnipeg is hopeful that he can play in Game 5 after he missed Tuesday's contest versus Minnesota. Myers looked good in the session, but don't be surprised if he's listed as a game-time decision.
Apr 20 - 10:53 AM

Tyler Myers (lower body) missed Thursday's practice.

Myers is being termed as a game-time decision for Friday's contest, but he's probably doubtful at this point. He missed Game 4 on Tuesday due to the ailment.
Apr 19 - 5:27 PM

Tyler Myers (lower body) is not expected to play in Game 4 on Tuesday night.

Myers reportedly went back to Winnipeg for further evaluation. Coach Paul Maurice would not confirm his lineup, but Tucker Poolman is slated to play instead of Myers.
Apr 17 - 3:11 PM

Winnipeg coach Paul Maurice chose not to update the status of Tyler Myers on Monday.

Myers left Sunday's game against Minnesota with what appeared to be a lower-body issue, but the Jets have not provided any details on the injury. He did not take part in the team's optional skate Monday morning.
Apr 16 - 3:28 PM

Tyler Myers (lower body) was seen with a slight limp after Game 3 on Sunday night.

Myers was injured after he got tangled up with Minnesota forward Marcus Foligno. He should be considered questionable at this time for Game 4, but Winnipeg's next practice could provide more information.
Apr 16 - 12:02 PM

Tyler Myers left Game 3 with an undisclosed lower-body injury.

The Jets were trailing big, so there was no need for Myers to tough it out. Nonetheless, he fell awkwardly into the boards while being tripped up by Marcus Foligno, who appears to have punched Myers in the knee as he fell. The Jets have one rest day until Game 4 on Tuesday.
Apr 15 - 9:46 PM

Tyler Myers scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 4-1 win over the Minnesota Wild.

Myers opened the scoring at the 8:41 mark of the second period. He also registered an assist on Patrik Laine's goal late in the third frame, which made it 4-0 for Winnipeg at the time. Myers finished the night with a plus-3 rating, four penalty minutes, three shots on goal and three hits in 18:41 of ice time. The 28-year-old is up to two points in two games this postseason. The Jets dominated this game from start to finish, and they now find themselves with a 2-0 advantage in this best-of-seven series. Game 3 will be played in Minnesota on Sunday night.
Apr 13 - 10:31 PM

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

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

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mark Scheifele
2Paul Stastny
3Bryan Little
4Adam Lowry
5Jack Roslovic
6Matt Hendricks
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
5Ben Chiarot
6Joe Morrow
7Dmitry Kulikov
8Toby Enstrom
9Tucker Poolman
G1Connor Hellebuyck
2Steve Mason
3Michael Hutchinson