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Grant Clitsome | Defenseman

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (29) / 4/14/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 211
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Grant Clitsome will indeed return to the Jets' lineup Tuesday night against the Sabres.
Clitsome's been out since November 28th with an unspecified injury, and he will pair with Adam Pardy on Winnipeg's third unit. Paul Postma will go with Mark Stuart on the second unit, while Dustin Byfuglien will skate with Ben Chiarot on their first unit. Only Byfuglien and Stuart own any fantasy value in the group. Dec 16 - 8:01 PM

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Grant Clitsome was taken off injured reserve over the weekend.

"I feel great," said Clitsome, who skated with Adam Pardy on Monday. "I had the chance to get quite a few practices in, a few skates on the road there and a couple days off to get some rest. I feel a lot better. My conditioning feels good. I haven't been off too, too long." He's not sure if he'll play Tuesday night, but he's hoping to get back into the lineup soon. Clitsome has been sidelined since Nov. 28 due to an undisclosed ailment.
Dec 16 - 8:00 AM

Grant Clitsome (undisclosed) has been placed on injured reserve.

He's retroactive to Nov. 29. Clitsome was able to practice with the Jets on Monday. but he participated in a no-contact jersey.
Dec 9 - 8:13 AM

Grant Clitsome will be out for at least two weeks with an undisclosed injury.

He didn't play on Wednesday against Edmonton. Clitsome has one assist in 16 games this campaign.
Dec 4 - 6:05 PM

Grant Clitsome will tag in for Tobias Enstrom Tuesday night against Columbus.

Enstrom is still recovering from a lower body injury and is considered day-to-day. Clitsome, who missed the previous four games mostly due to illness seems excited to make his return in Columbus. "I feel comfortable being around the rink" he said. "Everything feels familiar. It's a little bit nostalgic playing in a building where you started your career. It's a big two points for us. We need to get going in the right direction again. From an old team perspective, it will be fun." Clitsome was drafted in the ninth round in 2004 by the Blue Jackets.
Nov 25 - 6:17 PM

Grant Clitsome has recovered from his illness.

Clitsome missed four straight games, but he'll be in the Jets' lineup on Tuesday. He's projected to play alongside Zach Bogosian.
Nov 25 - 2:23 PM

Grant Clitsome is still sick and will not play against New Jersey on Tuesday night.

Joining him on the pine, albeit as healthy scratches include TJ Galliardi and Anthony Peluso.
Nov 18 - 8:29 PM

Grant Clitsome suited up in his first game of the season Tuesday night.

He picked up an assist and a plus-1 rating in Winnipeg's 3-1 win against Carolina. Clitsome replaced Adam Pardy in the lineup and coach Paul Maurice was pleased with his performance. "That was a pretty impressive step from his exhibition schedule," said Maurice. "That was a different player we saw. Confident, physical." It may have earned Clitsome another appearance on Friday.
Oct 23 - 10:00 AM

Grant Clitsome says he has completely recovered from a back injury that forced him to miss the last 46 games of the regular season last year.

"We took it nice and slow this summer. I progressed gradually throughout the spring and summer to make sure I didn’t aggravate it," said Clitsome. "[I] kept on top of my rehab and came to see the doctors here in July and got the green light saying everything was basically as good as it could be." Clitsome was limited to 32 games last year and registered 2 goals and 12 points.
Sep 21 - 11:16 AM

Grant Clitsome (back) has been skating every other day.

He sat out the Jets' last 46 games after having surgery on the herniated disc in his back. Doctors also removed a bone fragment during the procedure. "At least it's fixed now and it will be good for next year," he said.
Apr 14 - 9:58 AM

Grant Clitsome has undergone season-ending back surgery.

Clitsome has been out of the Jets' lineup since Dec. 17. He will finish the 2013-14 campaign with two goals and 12 points in 32 games this season.
Jan 17 - 12:57 PM

Grant Clitsome hasn't made much progress from his back issues.

"He's quite frustrated there," coach Claude Noel said. "He's not able to do very much." Clitsome hasn't played since Dec. 17. He has 12 points in 32 games.
Jan 10 - 7:14 AM

Grant Clitsome (undisclosed) has been placed on injured reserve.

He hasn't played since Dec. 17. At one point Clitsome was thought to be out with an illness, but it isn't clear if that is the reason why he's still sidelined.
Thu, Dec 26, 2013 02:49:00 PM

Grant Clitsome (illness) won't play Sunday versus Vancouver.

He remained in Winnipeg to rest and recover from an illness. Clitsome has two goals and 10 assists in 32 games from the back end this year. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Sun, Dec 22, 2013 03:14:00 PM

Grant Clitsome contributed a pair of assists in Thursday's 4-3 shootout loss to Colorado.

Both of his helpers came on Winnipeg power plays. Clitsome has 11 points and a minus-5 rating in 29 contests this campaign.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 06:42:00 AM

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C1Bryan Little
2Mark Scheifele
3Mathieu Perreault
4Jim Slater
LW1Andrew Ladd
2Evander Kane
3Adam Lowry
4T.J. Galiardi
5Chris Thorburn
RW1Blake Wheeler
2Dustin Byfuglien
3Michael Frolik
4Matt Halischuk
5Anthony Peluso
D1Tobias Enstrom
2Zach Bogosian
3Jacob Trouba
4Grant Clitsome
5Mark Stuart
6Adam Pardy
7Jay Harrison
8Paul Postma
9Julien Brouillette
10Ben Chiarot
G1Ondrej Pavelec
2Michael Hutchinson