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    Jets’ Kristian Vesalainen: Dropped to taxi squad

    Kristian Vesalainen was demoted to the taxi squad Friday, CapFriendly reports.Vesalainen has been a healthy scratch since mid-February. The 21-year-old has just one assist in eight games this season.

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    Jets’ Kristian Vesalainen: Elevated to active roster

    Kristian Vesalainen was recalled to the active roster Thursday.Even with Vesalainen’s promotion, fantasy players shouldn’t be expecting him to get into the lineup versus Montreal on Thursday. Without a clear path onto the ice, Vesalainen remains a low-end fantasy option.

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    Jets’ Kristian Vesalainen: Added to taxi squad

    Kristian Vesalainen was promoted to the taxi squad Wednesday.With Blake Wheeler (concussion) out indefinitely, the Winnipeg Jets needed to bolster the taxi squad. It’s unlikely that Veslainen will get elevated to the active roster anytime soon, but he should at least challenge Jansen Harkins or Dominic Toninato for a spot in the lineup.

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    Jets’ Kristian Vesalainen: Drops to minors

    Kristian Vesalainen was assigned to AHL Manitoba on Thursday.Vesalainen has suited up in eight NHL games this year, averaging 7:35 of ice time per contest. The 21-year-old will still face solid competition in the minors, and he should take on more responsibility, too. Last season, the Finnish winger posted 30 points over 60 AHL games.

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    Jets’ Kristian Vesalainen: Moves to taxi squad

    Kristian Vesalainen was designated for the taxi squad Sunday, per CapFriendly.This move opens a roster spot for Pierre-Luc Dubois (groin) to be activated from injured reserve. Vesalainen has recorded an assist, three hosts on net and five hits across eight NHL games this year.

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    Jets’ Kristian Vesalainen: Shifts to active roster

    Kristian Vesalainen was promoted from the taxi squad Saturday.Pierre-Luc Dubois (lower body) has been ruled out for Saturday’s game versus the Senators, so Vesalainen will draw into the lineup. He doesn’t have a set line because the Winnipeg Jets are rolling out just 11 forwards.

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    Jets’ Kristian Vesalainen: Assigned to taxi squad

    Kristian Vesalainen was dropped to the taxi squad Friday.Whether Vesalainen is promoted back to the active roster ahead of Saturday’s matchup with Ottawa will likely depend on the availability of Pierre-Luc Dubois (undisclosed). Even if Vesalainen does play against the Sens, he’ll probably slot into a bottom-six role and likely won’t see much ice time.

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    Jets’ Kristian Vesalainen: Ascends to active roster

    Kristian Vesalainen was promoted from the taxi squad Tuesday.Vesalainen suited up for the last three games, logging less than eight minutes per contest. However, the 21-year-old has been skating on the second line in practice, alongside Paul Stastny and Blake Wheeler. In turn, the 2017 first-round pick (24th overall) could enjoy an increased opportunity Tuesday against the Flames.

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    Jets’ Kristian Vesalainen: Sent back to taxi squad

    Kristian Vesalainen was reassigned to the taxi squad Friday.With the Winnipeg Jets off until Tuesday’s matchup with Calgary, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to see Vesalainen dropped from the active roster in order to give the Jets some cap savings. He’ll almost certainly be back on the active roster prior to puck drop Tuesday.

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    Jets’ Kristian Vesalainen: Brought up from taxi squad

    Kristian Vesalainen was recalled from the taxi squad Saturday.This move makes Vesalainen available for Saturday’s game against the Canucks. The 21-year-old has made just one appearance this season, logging 9:22 of ice time and blocking one shot.

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