Jets vs Oilers Preview (Mar 18 & 20, 2021)

Good teams win at home. Great teams take their show on the road and win in their opposites arenas. Tonight the Winnipeg Jets commence a seven-game road trip with game one of two versus the Edmonton Oilers.

Winnipeg is in the middle of a valley of playing 12 of 14 contests away from Bell MTS Place. Out of their past 13 games, the Winnipeg Jets have points in 10 of those games. In that stretch, the Jets went 9-3-1 and notched a four-game winning streak.

The Jets are 8-4-1 on the road this season and are 3-1-0 for the second night in a back-to-back so far. 

Tonight, with a Jets victory, the team can tie an organization milestone of most points in the first 30 games of an NHL season.

Streaking Jets

In his past 2 games, Kyle Connor earned 4 goals, spreading them out evenly with 2 per game.

Pierre-Luc Dubois’ 3 assists during Wednesday night’s victory versus the Montreal Canadiens tied his career-best.

Mark Scheifele sits at fifth place league-wide in scoring with 37 points (12G, 25A) in his 29 games played.

Milestone Watch

Kyle Connor can pass Dustin Byfuglien for the ninth place all-time scoring in the franchise with 2 goals. Also, with 2 power-play goals, Kyle Connor can pass Andrew Ladd for ninth place in that category in franchise history.

Pierre-Luc Dubois is just one assist away from reaching 100 for his National Hockey League career.

Captain Blake Wheeler can pass Bryan Little for the second spot in Jets history for game-winning goals by notching just one more.

GO JETS GO!

Mark Adam

Mark Adam is the Operations Manager for The WPG Magazine.

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