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Tyler Myers | Defenseman | #57

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (27) / 2/1/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'8' / 229
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (12) / BUF
Contract: view contract details

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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. Nov 21 - 11:40 AM

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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.
Oct 14 - 9:34 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.
Oct 13 - 11:03 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.
Sep 20 - 9:54 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.
Jun 14 - 10:16 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.
Apr 7 - 2:30 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.
Apr 6 - 10:30 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.
Mar 15 - 3:26 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.
Feb 28 - 1:47 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.
Feb 7 - 12:34 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.
Feb 4 - 1:30 PM

Tyler Myers has left the team to deal with a personal matter.

On the injury front, coach Paul Maurice said Myers is making progress from a lower-body injury. The Jets rearguard hasn't played since Nov. 11.
Jan 11 - 3:49 PM

Tyler Myers (lower body) took part in Tuesday's morning skate in a non-contact jersey.

It's encouraging that he is back on the ice and with his teammates, but there is still no timetable for his return. Myers hasn't played since Nov. 11 because of a lower-body injury.
Jan 3 - 2:57 PM

Tyler Myers (lower body) has plateaued in his recovery, according to coach Paul Maurice.

He isn't ready to get back on the ice as a result, so he will have to wait a little longer to prepare to return from a lower-body injury. Myers has been absent for the last 16 games.
Thu, Dec 15, 2016 09:53:00 AM

Tyler Myers (lower body) skated for the first time on Tuesday since he was injured.

There is still no timetable for his return to the lineup, though. Myers hasn't played since Nov. 11 because of a lower-body ailment.
Tue, Dec 6, 2016 04:52:00 PM

Depth Charts

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