Winnipeg Jets vs. Minnesota Wild
|Date & Time||Thursday October 10, 2019, 8:00 PM (EDT)|
Bell MTS Place
WPG -125 O/U 6
The Minnesota Wild are set to visit Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg, Canada for a Western Conference clash against the Winnipeg Jets. The Minnesota Wild come into this matchup with a 0-2 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent road game against the Colorado Avalanche, 4-2. Ryan Suter was able to record a goal and an assist for the Wild while Zach Parise was able to contribute the other goal. The Minnesota Wild were slightly outshot by the Colorado Avalanche by a 32-31 mark.
The Minnesota Wild struggled in keeping the Colorado Avalanche off the scoreboard as they allowed them to score 4 goals on 32 shots. The Wild starting goaltender Devan Dubnyk struggled in the crease as he recorded 28 saves which pushes his save percentage to .887 on the season. The Minnesota Wild were able to edge out the Colorado Avalanche in the faceoff circle, 32-27.
The Winnipeg Jets come into this matchup with a 2-2 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent road game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-1. The Winnipeg Jets received big games out of Mark Scheifele and Patrick Laine as they recorded 3 assists each while Nikolaj Ehlers contributed a goal. The Winnipeg Jets were outshot by the Pittsburgh Penguins by a significant amount as the Penguins had 38 shots compared to 22 for the Jets.
The Winnipeg Jets were good at keeping the Colorado Avalanche off the scoreboard as they held them to 1 goal on 38 shots. The Jets starting goaltender Connor Hellebuyuck had a big game in the crease as he recorded 37 saves which puts his save percentage at .913 on the season. The Winnipeg Jets were slightly edged out by the Penguins in the faceoff circle, 26-25.
The Winnipeg Jets are coming off an impressive road win over the Pittsburgh Penguins as they were clicking on both sides of the ice, and they should be able to resemble that success against a winless Wild team. The Jets have a good goaltender on their end of the ice with Connor Hellebuyuck, and he should be able to pick up a win with the highly potent scoring attack. The Jets may be at the .500 mark through the first 4 games, but they have totaled 14 goals in these games with Mark Scheifele bringing a team-high 6 points into this matchup. The Jets return back to their home ice, and they have no problem edging out the Wild.