Fact Flash Back- Man Down
In total for the 2012-13 season, the Winnipeg Jets had 177 man games lost to injury. The longest lasting injuries happened to Zach Redmond (lower body – 28 games, Feb. 21-Apr. 16), Jim Slater (upper body – 22 games, Mar. 14-Apr. 25), and Anthony Peluso (upper body – 21 games, Mar. 5-Apr. 11).
The Jets had 282 man games lost to injury for the entire 2011-12 season.
According to mangameslost.com, Florida had the most man games lost in the 2012-13 season with 271 followed by Philadelphia with 262 and Detroit with 243. Boston had the fewest with 51 and Los Angeles was right behind with 53. According to the same website, the Winnipeg Jets had the fifth-highest man games lost to injury last season.
Listed is a breakdown of man games lost by position in the shortened 48 game 2012-13 season:
Forward: Games lost: 84
Defence: Games lost: 82
Goaltender: Games lost: 11