COLUMBUS, OH - Defenceman Luca Sbisa will meet the media at 4:15 p.m. CT. Lineup information and updates will be provided as well. Stay tuned to WinnipegJets.com for more info!
The Winnipeg Jets play their last game before the all-star/player break tonight when they visit the Columbus Blue Jackets to end a three-game road trip...The Jets lost 4-1 to the Carolina Hurricanes last night and are winless on the trip so far...After an eight-day hiatus, the Jets resume their schedule by hosting the Boston Bruins on Jan. 31, which begins a stretch of nine of 10 games at home.
Jan. 21 at CAR - 4-1 L
Jets Scorers: Laine (17)
Hurricanes Scorers: Necas (12), Williams (1, 2), Teravainen (10)
Jets Goaltender: Connor Hellebuyck (25 sv, 4 ga)
Hurricanes Goaltender: Petr Mrazek (16 sv, 1 ga)
Jets PP: 0-for-4
Jets PK: 4-for-5
Recap: The Jets lost 4-1 to the Carolina Hurricanes last night...Patrik Laine scored the lone goal for the Jets and led the team with six shots...Luca Sbisa and Dmitry Kulikov each paced the Jets with four hits.
Three Stars: 1. Williams 2. Teravainen 3. Svechnikov
On the Road
The Jets are 14-10-2 on the road this season, which places them tied for the third in the NHL...The Jets have lost three consecutive road games in regulation for the first time this season...Mark Scheifele ranks tied for seventh in the NHL in road scoring with 31 points (12G, 19A) in 25 games.
Tale of Two Special Teams
The Jets are 12-for-13 (92.3%) on the penalty kill in their past five games...Winnipeg ranks seventh in the NHL in penalty kill percentage in January at 86.7%...The Jets power play has gone 1-for-16 (6.3%) in its past five games...It's the lowest it's been in the five-game segment this season.
The Jets have 10 back-to-back sets this season, the sixth of which is this week...The Jets are 4-2-0 in the first and 2-3-0 in the second game of back-to-backs this season...Four of the six wins have come in overtime or a shootout...Winnipeg went 6-3-0 in the first game and 5-4-0 in the second game of back-to-backs last season.
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Forward Mark Scheifele and goaltender Connor Hellebuyck are representing the Jets at the 2020 NHL All-Star event in St. Louis this weekend...Scheifele leads the Jets in scoring with 54 points (23G, 31A) in 50 games, while Hellebuyck is 21-16-4 with a 2.74 goals-against average and .917 save percentage...Scheifele also represented the Jets last season, while Hellebuyck played in the 2018 event...This is the third consecutive season the Jets have had two players named to the Central Division's all-star team.
Shore in the Circle
Nick Shore has won eight face-offs in consecutive games...He's gone 16-for-22 (72.3%) in the face-off circle in the past two games...Shore has won a career high 55.7 percent of his face-offs this season.
Patrik Laine has scored in consecutive games for the fourth time this season, but has yet to extend a goal streak to three games...Laine had three goal scoring streaks of three games or longer last season...With his goal last night, he's five points shy of matching the 50 points he had last season.
Jets vs. Blue Jackets Information
At Bell MTS Place: 4-3-0