Winnipeg Jets defenceman Josh Morrissey suffered an upper body injury prior to Sunday’s game against the New York Islanders and was subsequently ruled out of the contest.
INJURY UPDATE: D - Josh Morrissey will not play in tonight’s game due to an upper body injury sustained during the pre-game warm up.— Winnipeg Jets PR (@WpgJetsPR) October 6, 2019
It was not determined how Morrissey suffered the injury and no further updates were provided by the Jets.
Morrissey signed an 8-year, $50 million extension with the Jets in September and it would be a crushing loss if he’s out for an extended period of time. The 24-year-old was named an alternate captain prior to the 2019-20 season.
Last season, Morrissey notched six goals and a career-high 31 points in 59 games.
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