Tue, Feb 15, 2022
Minnesota Wild (30-11-3, second in the Central) vs. Winnipeg Jets (20-18-8, sixth in the Central)
Winnipeg, Manitoba; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Winnipeg Jets host Minnesota after Matt Boldy scored three goals in the Wild's 7-4 victory over the Red Wings.
The Jets are 8-5-3 against Central opponents. Winnipeg is seventh in the Western Conference with 33.5 shots per game and is averaging 2.8 goals.
The Wild are 8-5-1 against the rest of their division. Minnesota is third in the league averaging 6.5 assists per game, led by Mats Zuccarello with 0.8.
Winnipeg took down Minnesota 2-0 in the last meeting between these teams on Feb. 8.
TOP PERFORMERS: Brenden Dillon leads the Jets with a plus-14 in 43 games this season. Mark Scheifele has six assists over the last 10 games for Winnipeg.
Kirill Kaprizov leads the Wild with 35 total assists and has 57 points. Kevin Fiala has six goals over the last 10 games for Minnesota.
LAST 10 GAMES: Jets: 3-5-2, averaging 2.4 goals, 4.1 assists, 4.2 penalties and 11.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .919 save percentage.
Wild: 8-1-1, averaging 4.2 goals, 7.4 assists, 5.4 penalties and 14.8 penalty minutes while allowing 2.1 goals per game with a .937 save percentage.
INJURIES: Jets: Austin Poganski: out (health protocols), Neal Pionk: out (health protocols).
Wild: Matt Dumba: day to day (lower-body).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.