Jets forward Mathieu Perreault exits Game 1 with upper-body injury

Mathieu Perreault would head to the locker room and not return with an upper body injury.

Winnipeg Jets forward Mathieu Perreault exited Wednesday night’s playoff opener with an upper-body injury and won’t return, the team announced.

The 30-year-old did not begin the third period of Winnipeg’s Game 1 matchup against the Minnesota Wild.

Perreault scored 17 goals and 39 points in 70 games this season.

The team did not have an update on Perreault’s injury after the game.

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