Scheifele helped off with injury in Game 1

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The Winnipeg Jets lost their top-line center to a gruesome-looking injury early in Saturday night's series opener against the Calgary Flames.

Mark Scheifele left the contest after colliding along the boards with Flames forward Matthew Tkachuk less than six minutes in.

The Jets announced at the start of the second period that Scheifele wouldn't return.

Scheifele ranked second on the team with 29 goals and tied for first with 73 points during the regular season.

The 27-year-old has spent his entire nine-year career with the Jets, who drafted him seventh overall in 2011.

Scheifele helped off with injury in Game 1
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