Sport Nikolaj Ehlers injury update: Jets winger’s status unclear after sitting out Game 3 loss

16:35  17 may  2018
16:35  17 may  2018 Source:

NHL playoffs 2018: Golden Knights elaborate pregame features Lamborghini, sword fight

  NHL playoffs 2018: Golden Knights elaborate pregame features Lamborghini, sword fight Las Vegas pulled out all the stops for its first home game of the Conference finals ahead of Game 3 against the Jets on Wednesday.Golden Knights center Jonathan Marchessault arrived in style ahead of Wednesday's Game 3 matchup against the Jets when he pulled up to T-Mobile Arena in a gold Lamborghini Aventador Roadster.

Nikolaj Ehlers had 13:40 of ice time in the Jets ' 4-0 loss to the Predators on Monday. He took three shots and had a plus-minus of -1 for the game . Ehlers (undisclosed injury ) will play in Game 1 against the Predators after sitting out last Friday when the Jets eliminated the Wild.

Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers was a surprise scratch from Friday' s series-clinching Game 5 win over the Wild. As Winnipeg skated out onto the Bell MTS Place ice for pregame warmups, Ehlers was not among his teammates — an unexpected absence after the winger practiced in full Thursday morning.

a man riding skis down a snow covered slope: Nikolaj Ehlers © (Getty Images) Nikolaj Ehlers

Will Nikolaj Ehlers return to the lineup in time to salvage his postseason scoring drought?

After being sidelined for the Jets' Game 3 loss to the Golden Knights on Wednesday, the forward's status for Game 4 remains uncertain.

Ehlers was held out of Wednesday's matchup with an undisclosed injury after also sitting out the team's optional morning skate, according to ESPN.

Ehlers, 22, is the team's third-leading points producer this season after finishing the regular-season with 29 goals and 31 assists, though he has yet to score a goal through 13 games in the playoffs.

The Golden Knights hold a 2-1 series lead over the Jets in the Conference Finals, with Game 4 scheduled for Friday at 8 p.m. ET.

NHL playoffs 2018: Jets' Tyler Myers, Paul Maurice critical of officiating in loss to Golden Knights .
Winnipeg defenseman Tyler Myers and coach Paul Maurice were frustrated with what was and wasn't called during Game 4 in Las Vegas.Jets defenseman Tyler Myers in particular was uspet with the interference call against him early first period. Myers stood up Vegas forward Ryan Carpenter inside the blue line after Carpenter had dumped the puck into the Golden Knights' offensive zone. William Karlsson scored on the ensuing power play at 2:25 of the period to give Vegas a 1-0 lead and force the Jets to play from behind all night.

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