Drew Stafford RW WPG 4 Days

Stafford scored his 11th goal in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Kings.

The goal was Stafford's first in over two weeks, and second since joining the Jets as he's recorded four points in eight games with his new team. With just 28 points on the season, the winger's fantasy value is restricted to deeper formats.

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Stafford (upper body) is in line to play Thursday against the Caps, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.Stafford, who suffered an upper-body injury Monday, missed Wednesday's practice, but he's set to remain in action For the Jets on Thursday. The veteran winger has notched one goal in three games since being acquired in a deal with the Sabres earlier this month.

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Stafford (upper body) missed Wednesday's practice, but is still considered day-to-day, Paul Friesen of the Winnipeg Sun reports.Coach Paul Maurice intimated that it was still possible Stafford could resume skating Thursday morning, which he would need to do in order to receive clearance to play later that evening against the Capitals. If Stafford fails to skate Thursday, the Jets could choose to rule him out entirely for the two-game road swing to Washington and Toronto.

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Stafford will not return to Monday's game against the Jets after suffering an upper-body injury in the third period.With his upper-body injury, Stafford should be considered day-to-day ahead of Thursday's game against the Capitals. The two days away from game competition should bode well for the 29-year-old, although his availability for Thursday can only be certain upon official announcement from the Jets.

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Stafford scored the only shootout goal to deliver the Jets a 5-4 shootout win over the Red Wings.He fired a wrister that Jimmy Howard probably should have had, but a goal is an goal and a win is a win. He could struggle if the Jets try to roll him consistently in their top six, but he can help in their top nine.

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Stafford is expected to make his Jets debut Thursday against the Predators, Rick Ralph of TSN 1290 reports.Both Stafford and Tyler Myers are expected to join the team in Nashville later Wednesday and meet with coach Paul Maurice. It's not apparent which line Stafford will skate on for his team debut, but that should be clarified when the Jets conduct their morning skate Thursday.

Drew Stafford RW WPG 23 Days

Stafford was one of four players acquired by the Jets in Wednesday's blockbuster deal that shipped Evander Kane and Zach Bogosian to Buffalo, John Vogl of the Buffalo News reports.Stafford has skated on either Buffalo's second or third line for most of the season, accumulating nine goals, 15 assists, and a minus-18 rating over 50 games. While Stafford should notice improvement in the latter category with the move to a more competitive Jets squad, he's unlikely to ascend to a top-six role with his new squad. Instead, Stafford figures to displace Chris Thorburn on the third trio, where he's expected to see a reduction in the 15:59 of ice time he had averaged with the Sabres this season. Even with an expected decline in minutes, Stafford could maintain his current scoring pace, as he'll likely draw more favorable matchups with his new club.

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Stafford netted his eighth goal of the season in Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Canadiens.

The 29-year-old has fared respectably in a depth role this season for the Sabres, but his half-point-per-game production coupled with a minus-19 rating likely isn't enough to entice those outside of deep leagues to scoop him up.

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Stafford was activated to the playing roster prior to Friday's game against the and is expected to join the lineup, Mike Harrington of Buffalo News reports.

Stafford left the team Tuesday to join his wife for the birth of their child, but has made it back Friday. His activation indicates he should be in the lineup despite having limited on-ice work the past couple days. The team reassigned Tim Schaller on Friday to open up the roster spot.

Drew Stafford RW WPG 2 Months

Stafford (paternity) arrived in Tampa in advance of Friday's game, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.

Travel issues prevented Stafford from joining the team in Carolina a day earlier, but he had no such problems meeting up with the Sabres on Friday. Despite his limited on-ice work the last couple of days, Stafford is expected to play, though coach Ted Nolan hasn't decided on his forward lines just yet.