The Winnipeg Jets have officially activated goaltender Steve Mason from injured reserve, according to the franchise. In a corresponding roster move, the Jets have assigned fellow goaltender Michael Hutchinson to the AHL’s Manitoba Moose.
Mason has not played since back on January 9 due to a concussion. The 29-year-old has appeared in 11 games overall this season, going 3-6-1 and registering a save percentage of 89.7.
He was originally selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the third round (69th pick overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft and proceeded to make his NHL debut in 2008-09, skating in 61 contests and going 33-20-7 with a save percentage of 91.6. He also racked up a league-best 10 shutouts en route to reaching the All-Star Game and winning the Calder Memorial Trophy for the NHL’s best rookie.
Jets activate Steve Mason from IR
Fanrag Sports | Mar 5