Jets’ Nikolaj Ehlers out for Game 3 vs. Golden Knights

Winnipeg Jets' Nikolaj Ehlers (27) celebrates completing his hat trick during third period NHL action against the Edmonton Oilers, in Edmonton, Alta., on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (Jason Franson/CP)

Winnipeg Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals will not be in the lineup against the Vegas Golden Knights.

The team announced that Brandon Tanev will move up to Ehlers’ spot on the second line with Paul Stastny and Patrik Laine. Jack Roslovic will also make his return to the lineup and will play on the third line with Bryan Little and Mathieu Perreault.

In 13 playoff games, Ehlers has seven assists.

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