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Jets recall Brian Strait

Mathieu Perreault placed on IR retroactive to Jan. 24

by Winnipeg Jets Press Release @WpgJetsPR /

Winnipeg, MB - The Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club, in conjunction with its AHL affiliate, the Manitoba Moose, announced today they have recalled defenceman Brian Strait from the Moose. Forward Mathieu Perreault has been placed on injured reserve with an upper body injury, retroactive to Jan. 24, 2016.

Strait, 29, has played 27 games with the Moose this season, tallying five assists. He was signed by the Jets as a free agent on July 1, 2016 after playing the first six seasons of his NHL career with the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Islanders. He has 27 points (6G, 21A) in 182 NHL games.

A native of Waltham, Mass., Strait was drafted by Pittsburgh in the third round (65th overall) of the 2006 NHL Draft.

Brian Strait
Born Jan 4 1988 -- Waltham, MA
Height 6.01 -- Weight 206 -- Shoots L

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