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Carolina Hurricanes vs. Winnipeg Jets: Preview, Game Hub

The Hurricanes play their second game in two days against a strong Winnipeg Jets team.

Jamie Kellner

The Hurricanes will try to build on a strong start to the state fair road trip as they take on the Jets in Winnipeg tonight. The Jets are coming off of two days off while the Hurricanes took down the Minnesota Wild last night.

Vital Statistics

Category Hurricanes Bruins
Category Hurricanes Bruins
Record 8-6 11-5
Goals/Game 2.79 3.31
Goals Against/Game 2.71 2.06
Shots/Game 30.9 34.3
Faceoff % 49.1% 53.3%
Power Play % (Rank) 10.0% (14) 31.9% (1)
Penalty Kill % (Rank) 70.8% (14) 85.7% (4)
ES Corsi For % 55.61% 51.66%
ES PDO 101.2% 101.0
PIM/Game 8:38 6:30

Goaltender #1

Category Petr Mrazek Tuukka Rask
Category Petr Mrazek Tuukka Rask
Record 5-5 11-5
Save % .894 .939
GAA 2.73 1.96

Goaltender #2

Category Curtis McElhinney Jaroslav Halak
Category Curtis McElhinney Jaroslav Halak
Record 3-1 0-0
Save % .943 N/A
GAA 1.70 N/A

Game Notes

  • Tonight’s game is the first of two between the clubs this season. The second will take place in PNC Arena on March 8th.
  • The Jets swept the season series with a record of 2-0-0 last season.
  • Despite being outshot each game, the Jets have won their last four matchups against Carolina.
  • Sebastian Aho is the fifth player in Hurricanes history to open the regular season with a five game point streak (4g, 6a).
  • The Hurricanes have scored a goal in 13 consecutive periods.

Lines and Rosters

The Canes jumped on a flight from Minnesota to Manitoba last night and did not skate this morning. They will likely go with the same lineup except for a change between the pipes.

Warren Foegele - Jordan Staal - Justin Williams

Micheal Ferland - Sebastian Aho - Teuvo Teravainen

Brock McGinn - Martin Necas - Valentin Zykov

Jordan Martinook - Lucas Wallmark - Andrei Svechnikov

Jaccob Slavin - Dougie Hamilton

Calvin de Haan - Justin Faulk

Trevor van Riemsdyk - Brett Pesce

Petr Mrazek

Curtis McElhinney

The Jets are coming off of a tough loss in Nashville on Thursday and have had a few days to clean up their team defense. Here’s how they’re projected to line up tonight.

Kyle Connor - Mark Scheifele - Blake Wheeler

Nikolaj Ehlers - Bryan Little - Patrik Laine

Kristian Vesalainen - Jack Roslovic - Mathieu Perreault

Andrew Copp - Adam Lowry - Brandon Tanev

Josh Morrissey - Jacob Trouba

Dmitry Kulikov - Tyler Myers

Ben Chiarot - Joe Morrow

Laurent Brossoit

Connor Hellebuyck

Injuries: Dustin Byfuglien