The Winnipeg Jets
' pursuit of a playoff berth in their first season back in the NHL will resume in front of a nationally-televised audience Monday night.
The Jets -- who currently have a one-point lead for eighth place in the Eastern Conference, will face the Buffalo Sabres
at the MTS Centre. Opening faceoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET and can be seen on the NBC Sports Network in the United States.
Buffalo (30-27-8) has won three in a row behind the stellar goaltending of Ryan Miller
. The Sabres trail the Jets by just two points for the No. 8 seed in the East.
Monday's action begins at 7 p.m. ET, when the Pittsburgh Penguins
aim for their sixth straight win against the Phoenix Coyotes
at the Consol Energy Center.
In the final game of the evening, the Edmonton Oilers
face the Anaheim Ducks
at the Honda Center at 10 p.m. ET.