For the impending mess he joined for the weekend you can at least tip your cap to Winnipeg Jets defenceman Adam Pardy and say he pulled the rope in the right direction.
The 29-year-old from Bonavista N.L. was called up Saturday in the wake of injuries to Jacob Trouba and Mark Stuart and played his first NHL game of the season Sunday in the 3-1 loss to Nashville.
On the third pairing with Paul Postma it was 13-minutes 38-seconds' worth and it wasn't bad at all considering the adventures giveaways and fire drills the Jets have been getting from some of their blue-liners.
"Obviously not good enough when you lose games but I thought there were a lot of good things out there" Pardy said Monday asked about his own game. "I felt good with the puck had my head up my positioning was good my stick was good.
"Didn't spend a whole lot of time in our zone which is the main thing you try to take care of to defend well."
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