Tonight the Winnipeg Jets will play the Toronto Maple Leafs as they continue a 5-game road trip. This will be the first of 3 clashes the Jets will have at Scotiabank Arena this week. It will be interesting to see how they match up against a stacked Maple Leafs roster.
The compass directs the Jets away from home ice for 12 out of 14 games beginning March 4th. Winnipeg currently a winning road record of 6-4-0 this season. The Jets are winners of 4 out of their 6 most recent road contests. Winnipeg will play a total of 17 games in March.
Winnipeg’s loss versus Montreal this past Saturday night was just their 4th loss this year by more than 1 goal. The 7-1 defeat the Jets suffered will definitely be something they want to move on from very quickly. This should not prove overly difficult since, directly after a regulation loss, Winnipeg is 6-0-1 this year.
Mathieu Perreault, who for the first time since the 2018-2019 season, managed to net goals for himself in 3 consecutive games.
Mark Scheifele hopes to continue his 3-game assist streak. The centreman has a total of 5 assists in his past 3 games.
Defenceman Neal Pionk is helping his teammates as well with earning 1 assist in each of his past 2 games.
Derek Forbort is 1 game away from 300 in his NHL career.
Trevor Lewis can reach 700 games for his career if he plays at least 2 of the 3 matchups in this series.
On the power play, Mark Scheifele can pass Slava Kozlov for fourth-most goals and Marc Savard for eighth-most assists in franchise history by getting 1 of either. With 2 assists of any kind, he can pass Ilya Kovalchuk for fourth place all-time in the history of the organization.
Speaking of power plays, Captain Blake Wheeler is 1 power play point shy of earning 200 as a member of the Winnipeg Jets.
GO JETS GO!