Jets center Mark Scheifele out 6 to 8 weeks

Winnipeg Jets' Mark Scheifele (55) is assisted off the ice during the second period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Winnipeg Jets top-line center Mark Scheifele will miss 6 to 8 weeks with an upper-body injury.

Jets coach Paul Maurice confirmed the injury on Thursday.

Scheifele was hurt in Winnipeg’s 4-3 win over Edmonton on Wednesday after taking a hit from the Oilers’ Brandon Davidson.

Scheifele has 15 goals and 23 assists in 38 games this season.

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