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Winnipeg Jets Derek Meech (47) shoots on net at the 2011 training camp in Winnipeg. The Winnipeg Jets had their first practice in Winnipeg Saturday, September 17, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods (John Woods/CP)
Winnipeg Jets Derek Meech (47) shoots on net at the 2011 training camp in Winnipeg. The Winnipeg Jets had their first practice in Winnipeg Saturday, September 17, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods (John Woods/CP)

Jets' Derek Meech out for six to eight weeks Add to ...

Winnipeg Jets defenceman Derek Meech is expected to miss at least six weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a lower-body injury.

He was placed on the injured reserve list after he was hurt in a game against the Ottawa Senators on Oct. 20.

Meech, a Winnipeg native, did not record a point in two games this season. He has 16 points (four goals, 12 assists) in 128 career NHL games with the Jets and Detroit Red Wings.

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Also Sunday, the Jets announced that forward Jason Jaffray and defenceman Arturs Kulda have been recalled from the St. John's IceCaps and blue-liner Paul Postma has been re-assigned to the AHL club.

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