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Byfuglien (upper body) could play as soon as Tuesday against the Sharks, Paul Friesen of the Winnipeg Sun reports.

Byfuglien practiced Monday and though he's no lock to play Tuesday, it does appear at the very least as though he has moved into the day-to-day category for the Jets.

Dustin Byfuglien RW WPG 13 Days

Byfuglien (upper body) practiced Monday.

Byfuglien's presence at practice Monday is clearly a step in the right direction, but at this stage it's unclear when he'll be cleared for game action. Byfuglien last suited up for the Jets on March 4.

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Byfuglien (upper body) will be out for two-to-four weeks, Tim Campbell of the Winnipeg Free Press reports.

Byfuglien suffered the injury during Wednesday's game against the Senators, and he'll now be out until at least late March. There's some chance he won't play again this season, but with Winnipeg still fighting for a playoff spot, the team won't necessarily take a cautious approach.

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Byfuglien suffered an upper-body injury in Wednesday's game against the Senators and will not return, TSN's Sara Orlesky reports.

Byfuglien was unable to get back on the ice Wednesday after being injured in the second period. The extent of his setback is uncertain, but expect an update on his status as more details become available.

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Byfuglien picked up an assist and earned 11 PIM in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Kings.

Byfuglien has scuttled between forward and defense for the last several weeks, but he's settled back at the latter position over in his last couple of games. No matter where he's been deployed, Byfuglien has been exceptional this season, producing 15 goals, 42 points, 118 PIM, and a plus-8 rating. He'll have a legitimate shot at finishing the season with career-best marks in all four categories.

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Byfuglien will return to forward for Tuesday's game against the Stars, Paul Friesen of the Winnipeg Sun reports.

Byfuglien has delivered his best production this season while playing at defenseman, but injuries to Mathieu Perreault (lower body) and Blake Wheeler (undisclosed) have the Jets short on high-end talent at the wing. As a result, Byfuglien will slot in on the Jets' second line, joining Mark Scheifele and Drew Stafford. How long Byfuglien remains at forward will likely be dictated by how much time Wheeler will be forced to miss due to the injury.

Dustin Byfuglien RW WPG 1 Month

Byfuglien will continue to slot in as a defenseman for Thursday's game against the Capitals, NHL.com reports.The Jets lost Mathieu Perreault and Drew Stafford to injuries in their previous game Monday in Edmonton, but with Stafford slated to return Thursday, coach Paul Maurice won't have to do too much tinkering with his lineup. As a result, Byfuglien will be able to remain at his preferred spot on defense, where he's been a surprisingly more productive scorer on the season. He'll stick with usual defensive partner Ben Chiarot.

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Byfuglien picked up two assists in Saturday's 5-4 shootout win over the Red Wings.Byfuglien has moved back to defense the last two games and has continued to excel, contributing three assists and nine shots on goal during that time. He'll of course hold more value in leagues where he's eligible on defense, but outside of shallow formats, it's probably still justifiable to roster him at forward. He's been that good while playing on the blue line this season.

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Coach Paul Maurice confirmed Wednesday that Byfuglien will move back to defense for Thursday's game against the Predators.Byfuglien has jockeyed between forward and defense all season, but had seen most of his time at the former position over the last week. However, he had tallied two of his three points in Sunday's game and Tuesday's game-winning goal while playing on the blue line, where he's surprisingly noticed his most productivity this season. Over 25 games while playing on defense, Byfuglien has racked up seven goals and 22 points, compared to seven goals and 15 assists in 31 games at forward. For leagues where Byfuglien is eligible at defenseman, he should remain among the very best fantasy contributors.

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Byfuglien scored with a minute left in overtime Tuesday to deliver a 2-1 win over Minnesota.That's the second straight game finding twine for Byfuglien, who'd been held scoreless for four in a row before finding his stride again. He remains one of the better defensive plays in fantasy, even when he's playing forward.