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Winnipeg Jets forwards Patrik Laine, Nate Thompson head to injured reserve

WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Jets have placed forwards Patrik Laine and Nate Thompson on injured reserve.

Laine has missed the past three games with an upper-body injury.

The second overall pick in the 2016 draft, Laine had two goals and an assist in the Jets’ season-opening game before being sidelined.

Thompson suffered a lower-body injury on Thursday in a win over the Ottawa Senators. He has been held pointless through four games.

Winnipeg has added defenceman Dylan DeMelo to the active roster.

The Jets complete a three-game series against Ottawa on Saturday night in Winnipeg.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 22, 2021.

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