Game Day Set-Up: Flames @ Jets

Posted by Ezra Ginsburg in Game Previews,Winnipeg Jets on November 18, 2013 — No Comments

Jets vs. Flames

When: Monday, November 18, 2013

Time: 7:00 p.m. CST

Where: MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Records: Winnipeg (10-10-2, 11th in the Western Conference), Calgary (6-11-3, 13th in the Western Conference)

Television/Radio: TSN-Jets, SNET-W/ TSN 1290 Radio

On the Horizon: Thursday, November 21st at home against the Chicago Blackhawks (7:00 p.m CST).

Last Game: 2-1 loss to the Minnesota Wild

Top Scorers:

Winnipeg Jets: Bryan Little (11 goals, 8 assists, 19 points), Andrew Ladd (5 goals, 12 assists, 17 points), Dustin Byfuglien (4 goals, 11 assists, 15 points), Blake Wheeler (5 goals, 8 assists, 13 points), Evander Kane (6 goals, 6 assists, 12 points)

Calgary Flames: Jiri Hudler (6 goals, 14 assists, 20 points), Sean Monahan (8 goals, 5 assists, 13 points), Dennis Wideman (2 goals, 10 assists, 12 points),  Mike Cammalleri (8 goals, 3 assists, 11 points), Kris Russell (3 goals, 7 assists, 10 points)

Game Notes:

- The Flames come into Winnipeg having lost three in a row. Calgary has only won three of their last ten games.

- Flames centre Sean Monahan is 2nd amongst all rookies with 8 goals (San Jose Sharks forward Tomas Hertl leads all rookies with 12 goals)

- Calgary has the 23rd best Power Play in the NHL (14.1%) and the 28th best Penalty Kill in the NHL (78%)

- Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien leads the NHL with 14 minor penalties

- Jets forward Bryan Little has 11 points (six goals, five assists) in his last ten games

Starting Goalies:

- Al Montoya (2-2-0, 2.20 GAA, .921 Save Percentage)

-  Reto Berra (1-4-1, 3.65 GAA, .885 Save Percentage)

Projected Winnipeg Jets Line Combinations:

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

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

Al Montoya
Ondrej Pavelec

Healthy Scratches: Julian Melchiori, Anthony Peluso

Projected Calgary Flames Line Combinations:

Michael Cammalleri- Matt Stajan- Lee Stempniak
Tim Jackman-Sean Monahan-Jiri Hudler
T.J Galiardi-Mikael Backlund-David Jones
Lance Bouma- Joe Colborne-Brian McGrattan

Chris Butler -T.J Brodie
Dennis Wideman-Kris Russell
Ladislav Smid- Shane O’Brien

Reto Berra
Karri Ramo

Healthy Scratches: Christopher Breen, Derek Smith, Sven Baertschi

Injury Report:

Calgary Flames: Curtis Glenncross (knee), Mark Giordano (ankle)

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