The Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club, in conjunction with its AHL affiliate, the Manitoba Moose, announced today they have recalled forward Matt Halischuk from the Moose. Mark Scheifele has been place on retro-active IR to Jan. 7 with a lower-body injury.
Halischuk, 27, was recalled by the Jets on Dec. 17 and played in seven games this season, but did not register a point before being re-assigned on Jan. 3. Halischuk has played 28 games for the Manitoba Moose this season, recording eight points (4G, 4A) and six penalty minutes. Halischuk spent the 2014-15 season with the Jets and had eight points (3G, 5A) in 47 games. Winnipeg claimed Halischuk off waivers prior to the 2013-14 season and has a total of 18 points (8G, 10A) in 100 career games with the Jets. He was originally drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the fourth round, 117th overall at the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
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