The team called the ailment an upper-body injury.
Maurice also told reporters that goalie Steve Mason suffered a lower-body injury during practice on Thursday. Michael Hutchinson will be recalled on an emergency basis to back up Connor Hellebuyck against the Devils.
#NHLJets goalie Steve Mason suffered lower-body injury in morning skate, which is why he left early. Maurice said don’t know how significant it is just yet. Michael Hutchinson will be emergency recall from #MBMoose, be here tonight to back Connor Hellebuyck up. #wfp
— Mike McIntyre (@mikemcintyrewpg) March 8, 2018
Mason recently returned to the Jets from an AHL conditioning stint after being out since mid-January with concussion-like symptoms.