A look at the stats from the 2-1 win over Boston.
A look at the stats from the 5-1 win over Buffalo.
LINE RUSHES IN MORNING SKATE
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The Winnipeg Jets take on the Western Conference leading Anaheim Ducks tonight for the second time in less than a week at MTS Centre. The Jets come into the game with a record of 15-9-6, and have collected points in each of their last eight games, going 5-0-3 in that span.
In the last game between these two teams, Jacob Trouba tied the game late in the 3rd period, but Kyle Palmieri of Anaheim scored in overtime to give the Ducks the win.
The Anaheim Ducks come into the game tonight on a six-game win streak. Their record of 20-6-5 has them leading both the Western Conference and the NHL in points. The Ducks also tie for the league lead in victories.
After having a negative goal differential between October 12 and December 3 (a period of 24 games), the Jets have scored at least three goals in five straight games. The team currently has a positive goal differential of +2.
POWER PLAY PERFORMANCE
Since snapping a 0-for-25 power play streak on November 25, the Jets have converted on nine of 29 power play opportunities, a rate of 31%. Andrew Ladd leads the team in power play goals with four and power play points (7).
WHAT THE PLAYERS ARE SAYING
The Winnipeg Jets face off with the Dallas Stars for the first time this season tonight at American Airlines Center. The Jets come into the game with a record of 14-9-5, and have collected points in each of their last six games, going 4-0-2 in that span.
Here is what it looks like to stand at centre ice at MTS Centre!
The countdown to the Winnipeg Jets season opener now sits at eight days, which means Jacob Trouba is front and centre today.
The 20-year-old from Rochester, Michigan is entering his second NHL season after a rookie campaign that saw him score 10 goals and 29 points in 65 games. Trouba, the Jets’ ninth overall pick in 2012, is a product of the US National Team Development Program. The defenceman suited up for the USA at the 2014 World Hockey Championships, and accumulated three points in four games.
Here are some highlights from Trouba’s rookie season in Winnipeg.
The 23-year-old forward from Vancouver, BC is excited to start this NHL season, after having an off-season to train without injuries nagging him. Kane had 19 goals and 41 points for the Jets last season. The fourth overall pick in the 2009 NHL Draft also finished in the league’s top 20 in shots, with 250.
Kane starts this season with 99 career NHL goals and 200 points. Here are some of his highlights from last year.
The two-week countdown to the Winnipeg Jets season opener is underway. Only 14 days until the Jets take on the Arizona Coyotes October 9 to open the 2014-2015 campaign.
With the number 14 being in the spotlight today, here is more information on forward Anthony Peluso.
Peluso, 25, played in 53 games for the Winnipeg Jets last season. The native of North York, Ontario played for Erie, Sault Ste. Marie, and Brampton in the OHL before he turned pro. He played three seasons with Peoria of the AHL before joining the Jets in 2012-2013.
Peluso scored two goals last season, including his first NHL goal against Nashville.
He is also involved in the Winnipeg community. Along with teammate Jim Slater, the two Jets visited the Winnipeg Police Service late last season to learn more about their jobs.
Bryan Little's number is the focus of today's countdown. There are exactly 18 days until the Winnipeg Jets drop the puck on the 2014-2015 season against the Arizona Coyotes.
The 26-year-old centre put up 64 points in 82 games last season, scoring 23 times, two of those being shorthanded.
From Edmonton, Alberta, Little looks to surpass the 500 career games played mark this season. He currently sits at 486 games played.
Here are some of Little's highlights from last year.
Chris Thorburn's number 22 is the focus of today's countdown to the Winnipeg Jets season opener. The Jets begin the 2014-2015 campaign in Arizona October 9.
The 31-year-old Thorburn hails from Sault Ste Marie, Ontario and was drafted by Buffalo in 2001.
Last season Thorburn played 55 games for the Jets, scoring 11 points. In 2013-2014, the forward hit a career milestone, playing in his 500th NHL game.
Here are some highlights from Thorburn's season last year.And here is Thorburn providing some colour commentary on the fastest skater event at last year's skills competition.