When the Winnipeg Jets
last skated before their fans at the MTS Centre, life was good.
The Jets (20-17-5), who meet the San Jose Sharks
tonight at home, finished a packed December home schedule with New Year's Eve win that concluded a 9-2-1 mark at the MTS Centre for the month.
But then the Jets embarked on a 1-3-0 four-game road trip in which they were throttled in their three losses. On Tuesday night in Boston, the Bruins stomped the Jets in the third period in which the visiting club blew a second-intermission lead and lost 5-3.
Defenseman Zach Bogosian
and checking winger Tanner Glass
exited Tuesday's loss with injuries. Bogosian will not dress for tonight's game. Glass is questionable, as is Alexander Burmistrov
, who has missed Winnipeg's past two games due to injury. Dustin Byfuglien
and Derek Meech
remain out with injuries.
Goaltender Ondrej Pavelec
is expected to start in net for the Jets. Here is a look at the projected lineup for Winnipeg:
- Bryan Little
- Blake Wheeler
- Nik Antropov
- Eric Fehr
- Jim Slater
- Antti Miettinen
- Alexander Burmistrov
- Chris Thorburn
- Tobias Enstrom
- Randy Jones
- Johnny Oduya