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Tomas Jurco | Winger | #26

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (23) / 12/28/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 188
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 2 (35) / DET
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Tomas Jurco is expected to be eased into the lineup Tuesday versus Dallas.
"I told him we're going to have lots of patience with him. He is not going to get tons of minutes early," said coach Jeff Blashill. "We're going to work him into it. But I think he is somebody that can help our lineup. He is a guy who can bring energy on the forecheck and he can use his speed to track, but he's got skill to go along with that." Jurco skated on the fourth line during Monday's practice. Nov 29 - 10:46 AM

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Tomas Jurco, who missed the entire season to date following back surgery, could make his season debut Tuesday against the Stars.

The Wings could use a healthy Jurco as they are pretty banged up now with injuries to Tyler Bertuzzi, Andreas Athanasiou and Darren Helm. If you are desperate and need a forward Jurco is likely available for Tuesday night's contest.
Nov 27 - 8:52 AM

Tomas Jurco is back with the Red Wings, but won't play Saturday due to back stiffness.

The 22-year-old posted a goal and two points during his two games with AHL Grand Rapids. He has 39 points in 143 games at the NHL level, but just six points over his last 44 games. He's loaded with talent, but until he displays it again we'd pass on Jurco.
Nov 26 - 5:12 PM

Tomas Jurco has officially been sent down to the AHL on a conditioning assignment.

He hasn't played yet this season because of a back injury and will get some work in the minors before rejoining the Red Wings.
Nov 22 - 5:07 PM

Tomas Jurco will be going to AHL Grand Rapids for a conditioning stint.

He is anxious to play some games after suffering a back injury during the off-season.
Nov 22 - 2:24 PM

Tomas Jurco (back) has suffered a minor setback.

Jurco has been trying to come back from an injury he sustained over the summer. Even with that setback, he might be able to return in a couple weeks.
Nov 11 - 3:27 PM

The Detroit Red Wings have placed Tomas Jurco (back) on IR.

Jurco is still recovering from surgery on an injury he sustained while working out over the summer, and it doesn't appear that he's made much improvement lately. He has just 39 points in 143 career games with Detroit, so we wouldn't expect much from him when he heals up.
Oct 8 - 8:26 PM

Tomas Jurco (back) isn't expected to be available until November.

It was reported back in August that Jurco had undergone surgery after sustaining an injury while working out. As recently as last week it was stated that he was more than a month away from recovering so we knew that his situation was far from ideal, but this cements the fact that he'll miss a decent chunk of playing time. He had four goals and six points in 44 contests last season.
Sep 22 - 12:04 PM

We have an update on Tomas Jurco's recovery from back surgery, and it's not good.

The 24-year-old is still "more than a month away" from returning to his training following minor back surgery, which means he'll start the regular season on the shelf. The youngster has just 15 goals through his first three seasons, so he doesn't provide much fantasy value anyway.
Sep 17 - 1:09 PM

Tomas Jurco had minor back surgery to repair an injury he suffered while working out.

The start of Jurco's season might be in jeopardy. The 23-year-old played 44 games for the Red Wings and five games in the AHL. He'll serve as a depth forward when he returns to full healthy. Jurco won't have any fantasy value.
Aug 24 - 5:46 PM

There is a chance that Tomas Jurco could draw back into the Red Wing lineup for Game 3 Sunday against the Lightning in Detroit.

Jurco has not played in the first two games of the series but he may replace Joakim Andersson in Game 3 as Detroit coach Jeff Blashill is desperate to wake up his team before it is too late. Of course, Teemu Pulkkinen, who was also a healthy scratch for the first two games of the series, might be the one inserted into the lineup instead of Jurco. Stay tuned.
Apr 16 - 10:00 AM

Tomas Jurco will spend Game 1 in the press box.

Jurco has only participated in two games since March 13. He has four goals and six points in 44 contests this season.
Apr 13 - 7:20 PM

Tomas Jurco will be scratched against the Rangers on Saturday.

Through 44 games this season Jurco has posted just six points with 50 hits to his credit. Unfortunately, that's just not fantasy viable. Joakim Andersson will take his slot.
Apr 9 - 12:17 PM

Tomas Jurco will get to play in Wednesday's match versus Philadelphia.

He is expected to replace Anthony Mantha on the fourth line with Luke Glendening and Andreas Athanasiou. Jurco has compiled just four goals and two assists in 42 games this season.
Apr 6 - 5:22 PM

Tomas Jurco will tag in for the sickly Darren Helm in Sunday's match with the Maple Leafs.

Through 41 games this season Jurco has six points with 43 shots on net and 46 hits. But if you're in a pinch you might as well as this is the night's, and week's, final match. Jurco will skate on the fourth line to the right of Teemu Pulkkinen and Luke Glendening.
Mar 13 - 7:18 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Dylan Larkin
2Frans Nielsen
3Darren Helm
4Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Anthony Mantha
4Steve Ott
5Drew Miller
6Tyler Bertuzzi
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Justin Abdelkader
3Thomas Vanek
4Riley Sheahan
5Andreas Athanasiou
6Tomas Jurco
7Joe Vitale
8Johan Franzen
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Mike Green
3Danny DeKeyser
4Brendan Smith
5Jonathan Ericsson
6Xavier Ouellet
7Brian Lashoff
8Alexey Marchenko
9Ryan Sproul
G1Petr Mrazek
2Jimmy Howard