Game Day Set-Up: Flyers @ Jets

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Game Previews,Winnipeg Jets on November 15, 2013 — No Comments

WPG PHI

When: Friday, November 15, 2013

Time: 7:00 p.m. CST

Where: MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Records: Winnipeg (9-9-2, 11th in the Western Conference), Philadelphia (7-10-1, 13th in the Eastern Conference)

Television/Radio: TSN-Jets, TCN-PH/ TSN 1290 Radio

On the Horizon: Sunday, November 17th on the road against the Minnesota Wild (7:00 p.m CST).

Last Game: 3-2 shootout win over the Detroit Red Wings

Top Scorers:

Winnipeg Jets: Bryan Little (11 goals, 7 assists, 18 points), Andrew Ladd (5 goals, 12 assists, 17 points), Dustin Byfuglien (1 goals, 11 assists, 12 points), Blake Wheeler (5 goals, 7 assists, 12 points), Evander Kane (6 goals, 5 assists, 11 points)

Philadelphia Flyers: Brayden Schenn (6 goals, 6 assists, 12 points), Vincent Lecavalier (7 goals, 3 assists, 10 points), Claude Giroux (1 goal, 9 assists, 10 points),  Jakub Voracek (3 goals, 5 assists, 8 points),Wayne Simmonds (1 goal, 6 assists, 7 points)

Game Notes:

- The Flyers have won three straight games (4-2 win over Edmonton, 5-0 win over Ottawa, 2-1 win over Pittsburgh)

- Philadelphia has the 8th best Penalty Kill in the NHL (84.9%), Winnipeg has the 14th best Penalty Kill in the NHL (82.5%)

- Philadelphia is currently ranked 29th overall in goals for per game in the NHL at 1.83 goals/game. The Jets are ranked 22nd in the NHL with 2.45 goals/game.

- This statistic courtesy of Good Friend of Illegal Curve Anthony SanFilippo of PhiladelphiaFlyers.com: Steve Mason is a perfect 2-0-0 in two career starts against Winnipeg, including one shutout and a 0.43 GAA.

-  Flyers forward Brayden Schenn has five points (three goals, two assists) in his last three games.

- Jets forward Bryan Little has seven points (four goals, three assists) in his last five games

Starting Goalies:

Ondrej Pavelec (7-7-2, 2.85 GAA, .913 Save Percentage)

- Steve Mason (5-7-1, 2.15 GAA, .930 Save Percentage)

Projected Winnipeg Jets Line Combinations:

Andrew Ladd-Bryan Little-Devin Setoguchi
Evander Kane-Olli Jokinen-Blake Wheeler
Matt Halischuk-Mark Scheifele-Michael Frolik
Eric Tangradi-James Wright-Chris Thorburn

Tobias Enstrom-Zach Bogosian
Grant Clitsome-Dustin Byfuglien
Adam Pardy- Keaton Ellerby

Ondrej Pavelec
Al Montoya

Healthy Scratches: Zach Redmond, Anthony Peluso

Projected Philadelphia Flyers Line Combinations:

Scott Hartnell- Claude Giroux- Jakub Voracek
Brayden Schenn-Vincent Lecavalier-Wayne Simmonds
Matt Read-Sean Couturier-Steve Downie
Zac Rinaldo- Adam Hall-Jay Rosehill

Kimmo Timonen-Braydon Coburn
Nicklas Grossman-Mark Streit
Luke Schenn- Erik Gustafsson

Steve Mason
Ray Emery

Healthy Scratches: Hal Gill, Andrej Meszaros, Michael Raffl

Injury Report:

Philadelphia Flyers: Chris Pronger (Long Term Injured List)

Winnipeg Jets:  Paul Postma (leg, indefinitely), Jacob Trouba (LTIR, neck), Jim Slater (sports hernia surgery, indefinitely), Mark Stuart (hip, day-to-day)