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Jason Garrison | Defenseman | #5

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (32) / 11/13/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 218
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Jason Garrison (lower body) is not practicing with his teammates Sunday.
That is not a good sign as the lower-body injury that kept Garrison out of Friday's game seems to still be bothering him. Consider Garrison day-to-day. Mar 26 - 11:33 AM

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Jason Garrison (lower body) won't play in Friday's game against the Detroit Red Wings.

Garrison was injured in Thursday's game against the Boston Bruins. He's considered day-to-day right now.
Mar 24 - 6:36 PM

Jason Garrison left Thursday's match against Boston because of a lower-body injury.

The Lightning announced that he won't return to the contest. Garrison logged just 8:08 of ice time before heading back to the locker room.
Mar 23 - 9:31 PM

Jason Garrison (illness) will rejoin the Lightning on Thursday.

Garrison was out for two straight games. He has a goal and six points in 45 contests this season.
Jan 26 - 3:15 PM

Jason Garrison missed his second straight game with an illness on Tuesday night.

He took part in warmups, but didn't play against Chicago. Garrison should be ready to play against Florida on Thursday night.
Jan 25 - 10:57 AM

Jason Garrison (illness) is a game-time decision for Tuesday against Chicago.

He has been sidelined with an illness and hadn't skated for four days prior to getting back on the ice Tuesday morning. It seems like he will be back in the fold.
Jan 24 - 1:07 PM

Jason Garrison (illness) may not be ready to play Tuesday night.

He didn't practice Monday and hasn't skated since Thursday because of an illness. Garrison missed Saturday's game versus Arizona and should be considered day-to-day.
Jan 24 - 10:41 AM

Jason Garrison will not play in Saturday's match with the Coyotes due to illness.

Through 45 games so far this season the veteran blue liner has posted six points along with 56 hits and 61 blocks thus far.
Jan 21 - 7:42 PM

Jason Garrison (lower body) has declared himself ready to play Thursday.

Garrison is projected to play alongside Andrej Sustr. He missed two contests due to the ailment.
Thu, Dec 8, 2016 11:32:00 AM

Jason Garrison (lower body) is considered probable for Thursday.

He looked good in Wednesday's practice and skated alongside usual defense partner Andrej Sustr. Garrison hasn't played since Dec. 1 due to a lower-body injury and he thinks he will be back against Vancouver.
Wed, Dec 7, 2016 06:28:00 PM

Jason Garrison (lower body) is expected to "turn the corner" by Thursday, according to coach Jon Copper.

The Lightning bench boss said that on Sunday and the team returned Luke Witkowski to the minors on Tuesday, so Garrison may be an option for Thursday's contest. An update on his status will probably come after Wednesday's practice.
Wed, Dec 7, 2016 10:44:00 AM

Jason Garisson and Nikita Nesterov will be scratched from Sunday's match against Carolina.

Garisson will miss his second straight with a lower body injury. Nesterov continues to be in and out of the lineup, meanwhile. Neither boast much fantasy value, unfortunately.
Sun, Dec 4, 2016 05:06:00 PM

Jason Garrison (lower body injury) will be scratched against the Capitals on Saturday.

Coach Jon Cooper doesn't think the veteran defender will be out long, so he's considered day-to-day for now. Garrison has three points with 27 hits and 39 blocks in 25 games.
Sat, Dec 3, 2016 03:20:00 PM

Jason Garrison suffered a lower-body injury in Thursday's game against St. Louis.

He was hurt after blocking a shot. Garrison's status is unknown at this point. We'll consider him day-to-day right now.
Sat, Dec 3, 2016 11:41:00 AM

Jason Garrison recorded an assist in Tampa Bay's 4-3 overtime win against Pittsburgh in Game 5 on Sunday.

His shot in the extra session went off of Tyler Johnson's rear end and into the net. Garrison finished with five shots in nearly 20 minutes of ice time. He has posted seven points in 15 playoff games.
Mon, May 23, 2016 09:37:00 AM

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2Ryan Callahan
3Brayden Point
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5Jake Dotchin
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