Winnipeg Jets star forward Patrik Laine day-to-day with upper-body injury

TORONTO – Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice says star forward Patrik Laine is day-to-day with an upper body injury.

Maurice updated Laine’s status before Winnipeg’s game in Toronto on Monday.

Laine had left the last two Jets practices early.

The Finnish sniper had two goals and an assist in Winnipeg’s season-opening 4-3 overtime win over Calgary on Thursday.

Maurice said forward Nikolaj Ehlers was available to play Monday after missing practice Sunday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 18, 2021.

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