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Blake Wheeler moved to second line center

by Tyler Feeleus | Jets Correspondent | Thu, Nov 7th 3:49pm EST

Coach Maurice has Blake Wheeler skating as the Jets second line center with Nikolaj Ehlers and Jack Roslovic on his wings. The move comes after Bryan Little was placed on IR as a result of a scary incident in Tuesday's game against the Devils. (Ken Wiebe on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact:

A couple of seasons ago, Wheeler was moved to Center when Mark Scheifele spent an extended period of time on the IR. During that time Wheeler showed quite well in an unfamiliar position. Wheeler has been off to tremendously slow start to this season by his standards, so perhaps this new challenge will spark something for him.

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