LINE RUSHES IN MORNING SKATE
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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.
The Dallas Stars are 10-12-5 this season, and have a record of 5-5-5 at home. Tyler Seguin leads the team, and the NHL, in goals (21) and points (35). The Stars have yet to win a game against a central division opponent in 2014-2015, posting a record of 0-6-3 in nine match ups so far.
POWER PLAY PERFORMANCE
Since snapping a 0-for-25 power play streak on November 25, the Jets have converted on six of 19 power play opportunities, a rate of 31.5%. Andrew Ladd leads the team with three power play goals this season.
Jacob Trouba has nine points in his last eight games, with two of those games being multi point efforts. Trouba kept that streak alive with this goal late in the 3rd period against Anaheim
Speaking of streaks, Dustin Byfuglien has scored in four straight games dating back to November 28.
This week’s quick two-game road trip is also the Winnipeg Jets Guest Trip. Players invited their dads, brothers, and close friends to join the team for a behind-the-scenes look at life on the road
WHAT THE PLAYERS ARE SAYING
After today’s morning skate, TJ Galiardi, Mathieu Perreault, and Head Coach Paul Maurice met with the media to discuss tonight’s match up with the Stars.
Puck drop tonight against the Dallas Stars is at 7:30 pm central time. View the JetsTV Preview video here