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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 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

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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

Tyler Myers (lower body) has been placed on injured reserve.

He is retroactive to Nov. 11, with a lower-body injury. Myers has five points in 11 games this season.
Wed, Nov 23, 2016 03:55:00 PM

Tyler Myers, Mark Stuart and Alexander Burmistrov will each be scratched from Sunday's match with the Kings.

Myers has had another nice season so far, posting five points with 13 PIMs and 21 hits in 11 games, but he is out with a lower-body injury. Burmistrov has but a pair of points in his 15 games without much else to show for his efforts. He is suffering from an upper-body injury.
Sun, Nov 13, 2016 02:11:00 PM

Tyler Myers (lower body) has been activated from injured reserve and he will return to the lineup on Tuesday.

He was paired with Toby Enstrom during the morning skate. Myers sat out four game because of a lower-body injury, but you can get him back in your lineup now if you normally would.
Tue, Nov 8, 2016 02:46:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Mark Scheifele
2Bryan Little
3Adam Lowry
4Nic Petan
5Michael Sgarbossa
LW1Nikolaj Ehlers
2Mathieu Perreault
3Andrew Copp
4Matt Hendricks
5Shawn Matthias
6Kyle Connor
7Brandon Tanev
RW1Blake Wheeler
2Patrik Laine
3Joel Armia
4Marko Dano
5Buddy Robinson
6J.C. Lipon
D1Dustin Byfuglien
2Jacob Trouba
3Josh Morrissey
4Tyler Myers
5Dmitry Kulikov
6Toby Enstrom
7Ben Chiarot
8Julian Melchiori
G1Steve Mason
2Connor Hellebuyck
3Michael Hutchinson