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Demers (upper-body) is expected to return to the Coyotes lineup on Thursday.

Demers has missed the last three games with an upper-body injury, but is ready to go in Minnesota. Demers has had a solid season, posting numbers similar to what he had with the Stars and Panthers. The 29-year-old is also playing a career-high 21:46 TOI/GM in his first year with the Coyotes.

Source: Craig Morgan 02/8/18, 11:17 am EST

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The Coyotes acquired Jason Demers from the Panthers for Jamie McGinn.

After just one season in Florida, Demers is on the move to his third team in three years after being traded to the Coyotes on Sunday. Arizona was in need of a right-shot defenseman and they have found their man in the 29-year-old Demers. The Canadian-born blueliner is coming off of a season in which he collected a career-high nine goals with 19 assists (28 points) in 81 contests for Florida. With Jakob Chychrun to miss a lot of this season, Demers will slide right into a top-4 role, likely alongside Alex Goligoski.

Source: Sarah McLellan 09/18/17, 5:31 am EST

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The Panthers have signed Jason Demers to a five-year deal worth $22.5 million ($4.5M AAV).

Demers was acquired mid-season in 2014-15, so 2015-16 was his first full season with the Stars. He missed 20 games, but still picked up 23 points (7G / 16A) in 62 games. He is a solid two-way defenseman who solidifies the Panthers’ second pairing and should look good as the third best defenseman on the team behind Aaron Ekblad and Keith Yandle.

Source: Darren Dreger 07/5/16, 10:46 am EST

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Demers (upper-body) will miss an extended period of time; could miss the rest of the regular season.

Demers left Tuesday’s game after playing just 11:01 TOI and could miss the remainder of the regular season. The Stars are now down to five healthy defensemen on the roster with John Klingberg also day-to-day. Expect them to make a call-up prior to Friday’s game vs. the Blackhawks.

Source: Mike Heika 03/9/16, 6:13 am EST

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