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Report: Jets' Redmond to miss rest of season

Friday, 02.22.2013 / 1:32 PM / News

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Report: Jets' Redmond to miss rest of season
Jets' defenseman Zach Redmond will reportedly miss the rest of the season recovering from a skate cut to his leg sustained during practice Thursday.

The Winnipeg Free Press reported Friday that Winnipeg Jets defenseman Zach Redmond will miss the remainder of the season recovering from a skate cut to his right leg sustained during practice Thursday.

Redmond was stepped on a by a teammate, with the player's skate blade cutting into the femoral artery and vein.

"We were trying to get our extra players conditioned, and there was a 1-on-1 battle at the net where he tripped up and landed on his back," Jets coach Claude Noel said. "[Another] player happened to step on him and cut him just above the back of the knee."

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