Jets’ Byfuglien returns to lineup Tuesday vs. Avalanche

Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien will be back in the lineup Tuesday. (John Locher/AP)

Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien will make his return to the lineup for Tuesday’s game against the Colorado Avalanche.

Byfuglien missed 10 games after suffering a lower-body injury in a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Dec. 9. The Jets went 6-3-1 in his absence.

The 32-year-old has 15 assists and a plus-4 rating in 28 games, but has not scored a goal yet in 2017-18.

Winnipeg currently occupies first place in the Central Division with 52 points.