Jets' rookie Mark Scheifele out 6-8 weeks

Injured Winnipeg Jets centre Mark Scheifele (right) winces as he is helped off the ice by teammate...

Injured Winnipeg Jets centre Mark Scheifele (right) winces as he is helped off the ice by teammate Evander Kane during NHL hockey in Winnipeg Tuesday, March 04, 2014. (BRIAN DONOGH/QMI Agency)

KEN WIEBE, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 2:05 PM ET

One of the Winnipeg Jets’ budding stars is going to be on the shelf for awhile.

TSN is reporting centre Mark Scheifele suffered an MCL injury during Tuesday night’s 3-2 overtime loss to the New York Islanders and will be out of the lineup for the next six to eight weeks.

This story will be updated.


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