Harkins (undisclosed) will play Monday in Toronto, Scott Billeck of the Winnipeg Sun reports.
Harkins will join the lineup just as Patrik Laine (upper body) exits it. This will mark Harkins' first action of the season after he chipped in two goals and five assists over 29 appearances as a rookie in 2019-20.
Harkins (undisclosed) will not be in the lineup versus Calgary on Thursday, Mike McIntyre of the Winnipeg Free Press reports.
Even once healthy, Harkins could struggle to secure regular minutes and may even be shipped down to the taxi squad once fully fit. If Harkins does remain up on the 23-man roster, he figures to fill a bottom-six role at best and likely won't offer much more than mid-range fantasy value.
Harkins (undisclosed) skated after Tuesday's practice session, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet reports.
Harkins played in 29 games for the Jets last season, registering two goals on 29 shots, five helpers and eight hits while averaging 10:37 of ice time. Winnipeg placed Mathieu Perreault on waivers Monday, which could open up a roster spot for Harkins once the youngster is cleared to play.
Harkins was absent from practice Thursday with an undisclosed injury, Sara Orlesky of TSN reports.
Harkins played in 29 games for the Jets in his rookie campaign, garnering two goals on 29 shots, five assists and eight hits. The winger will face challenges from Dominic Toninato (undisclosed) and Kristian Vesalainen for a spot on the fourth line. An extended absence from camp ahead of Opening Night versus Calgary on Jan. 14 won't improve his chances of playing.
Harkins signed a two-year, $1.45 million contract with Winnipeg on Tuesday.
Harkins appeared in 29 games this season as a result of various forward injuries. In those outings, the 23-year-old natural center registered two goals, five helpers and 29 shots while averaging 13:37 of ice time. Looking ahead to 2020-21, Harkins should be expected to fill a fourth-line role but could quickly move up the depth chart if an injury or two pops up in the top six.
Harkins received a qualifying offer from the Jets on Sunday.
Harkins -- a 2015 second-round pick -- played 29 NHL games this year and recorded two goals and five assists, and he logged three postseason contests as well. Barring another team making an offer, Harkins will likely sign for another year with the Jets.
Harkins scored on his lone shot in Tuesday's 6-3 win over Los Angeles.
Harkins converted on an odd-man, transition rush to get the Jets on the board, the first of three Winnipeg goal sin the final 6:47 of the second period. The 22-year-old has two goals and four assists through his first 21 games.
Harkins recorded an assist in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Blackhawks.
The 22-year-old has managed five points and 12 shots through his first 20 NHL games. Harkins has just five hits and seven blocked shots -- he's not contributing much in a limited, bottom-six role.
Harkins scored a goal and an assist with two shots in Thursday's 4-2 win over St. Louis.
Harkins opened the scoring just under eight minutes into the game, sniping his first NHL goal from the left faceoff dot. He also picked up an assist on Andrew Copp's third-period tally for his first multi-point game. Harkins, 22, has a goal and four assists through his first 15 career games.
Harkins was recalled from AHL Manitoba on Tuesday.
Harkins' stint in the minors was expected to be short term and was simply to allow him to play in the AHL All-Star Game. Back with the Jets, the 22-year-old should continue to feature in a bottom-six role, in which he's notched two assists, six shots and four blocks in 11 appearances while averaging 8:04 of ice time.
The Jets reassigned Harkins to AHL Manitoba on Sunday.
Harkins stayed with the big club during the All-Star break, but he's headed back down now. It's possible Bryan Little (ear) is nearing a return to action; otherwise, Harkins could be back with the Jets for Friday's matchup versus the Bruins.
Harkins registered zero shots, zero hits and one block in 8:13 of ice time against Columbus on Wednesday.
Harkins saw his pointless streak extended to seven games and is still looking for his first NHL goal. Stuck in a fourth-line role, the 22-year-old could find himself headed back to the minors once the Jets get Adam Lowry (upper body) or Bryan Little (ear) back in the lineup.
Harkins finished Sunday's 4-1 loss to St. Louis with an assist.
Harkins, 22, was recently recalled from AHL Manitoba and has tallied a pair of assists in his first four NHL contests. He only played 8:40 during Sunday's loss, so Harkins still needs more ice time and more opportunities before he's fantasy relevant.
The Jets recalled Harkins from AHL Manitoba on Wednesday.
Winnipeg is currently dealing with a laundry list of injuries, so Harkins will round out the team's depth up front for the foreseeable future. The 2015 second-round pick has racked up seven goals and 31 points in 30 AHL appearances this season.
Harkins will be on the Jets' roster for the 2018 Young Stars Classic.
Although he did log a brief stint in the ECHL last season, Harkins spent the majority of the campaign with AHL Manitoba, for which he notched two goals and 11 helpers in 46 contests. The 21-year-old winger is unlikely to earn a spot on the 23-man roster for Winnipeg, especially given the wealth of talent the club has on the wings.
Harkins signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Jets on Friday.
Harkins spent the 2016-17 campaign with the Prince George Cougars of the WHL, racking up 21 goals and 51 helpers in 64 contests. Selected in the second round of the 2015 NHL Draft, the center will join AHL Manitoba on an amateur tryout agreement for the remainder of the year.
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