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Jason Garrison | Defenseman

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (30) / 11/13/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 218
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Jason Garrison will return to Tampa Bay's lineup on Tuesday against Nashville.
Garrison's expected to pair with Luke Witkowski to form their third defensive pairing as well. The veteran blue liner is enjoying a nice return to the Sunshine State with three goals and 20 points in 49 games thus far. Feb 10 - 8:05 PM

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Jason Garrison (lower-body) won't play in Sunday's game against Anaheim.

Garrison suffered the injury in Thursday's game against Dallas. The 30-year-old will be missing his second game since going down. He has three goals and 20 points in 49 games this season.
Feb 8 - 3:52 PM

Jason Garrison will not play Saturday night against the Kings due to a lower-body injury he sustained in Thursday's game against Dallas.

In fact, Lightning coach Jon Cooper indicated that Garrison is also questionable for Sunday's contest against the Ducks. We would bench the Bolts' defenseman for the balance of the weekend as it doesn't seem likely he will play again until sometime next week.
Feb 7 - 11:32 AM

Jason Garrison suffered a lower-body injury in Thursday's win over Dallas.

He listed as day-to-day. Garrison logged 10:16 of ice time prior to his exit. He has three goals and 20 points in 49 games this season.
Feb 6 - 1:20 PM

Jason Garrison to play Friday versus the Penguins.

Through 38 games, the booming defender has three goals and 17 points with seven of said points coming with the man advantage.
Jan 2 - 6:30 PM

Jason Garrison (undisclosed) is considered "probable" to play Friday.

He has sat out the last four games with an undisclosed ailment. Garrison skated at Thursday's practice.
Jan 2 - 9:38 AM

Jason Garrison (undisclosed) has been placed on the injured reserve list.

The move is retroactive to Dec. 20, so he can be activated at any time, which is important because he's targeting Friday for his return. He was moved to the IR to make room for Nikita Nesterov, who might play on Wednesday.
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 03:51:00 PM

Jason Garrison (undisclosed) won't be back on Monday.

Garrison had a setback, but he's still considered close to returning. He has three goals and 18 points in 36 contests in 2014-15.
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 12:01:00 PM

Jason Garrison (undisclosed) is considered doubtful for Monday's game against Toronto.

He skated Sunday at practice, but sustained a bit of a setback with an undisclosed injury. Garrison hasn't played since Dec. 20.
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 09:14:00 AM

Jason Garrison is participating in Tampa's practice Sunday morning.

It is the second practice in a row Garrison has attended and it is likely he will be able to return from an undisclosed injury Monday night against Toronto. Get ready to activate him.
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 12:01:00 PM

Despite practicing on Saturday, defenseman Jason Garrison won't be able to play for the Tampa Bay Lightning tonight.

In 35 games, Garrison has three goals and 17 points, eight PIM, 23 hits, 42 blocked shots. a +12 rating and 57 SOG. That makes him a depth-level blueliner in most formats, as the Bolts have a multitude of useful defensemen, making it tougher for Garrison to stand out.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 03:48:00 PM

Jason Garrison is taking part in Tampa's practice Saturday morning.

That is good news as Garrison sustained an undisclosed injury last Saturday and missed Tuesday's game. We would consider Garrison as probable for the tilt against the Hurricanes.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 10:36:00 AM

Jason Garrison has a "decent" chance to play on Saturday, but he won't suit up for Tuesday's contest versus Pittsburgh.

The Lighting blueliner didn't take part in the morning skate. Garrison suffered an undisclosed injury on Saturday.
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 01:13:00 PM

Jason Garrison is "highly doubtful" for Tuesday's tilt against the Penguins, according to Coach Cooper.

Through 35 games, the powerful veteran defender has three goals and 17 points, with seven of those points coming on the power play.
Mon, Dec 22, 2014 09:58:00 PM

Jason Garrison suffered an undisclosed injury Saturday night and will not return to the game.

Garrison played 11:47 before departing, and seemed to be injured some time in the second frame. He had two penalty minutes, a shot and a hit in the game. Garrison has 17 points this season.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 09:05:00 PM

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