Just one single point separates the Jets and Stars as Winnipeg looks to keep their three-game streak alive (which is both a win streak and a win streak against Central division teams). The only expected change from the last game for the home side will be the return of Connor Hellebuyck between the pipes.
Dallas has been a Jekyll and Hyde special teams squad this season with the best penalty killing units in the NHL at 92.7% but just the 29th ranked power play at 9.1%.
No morning skate.
Jets projected lines & D pairs:
The Jets have been playing some good hockey of late winning three straight games and getting points in seven of their last eight contest which has them sitting tied for 2nd in the Central. They’ve got the 5 on 5 working, the special teams are improving and they are just waiting for the goaltending to catch-up. They face a Stars team that haven’t scored as many goals as Winnipeg but have also let in far fewer this season as they look to keep their hot road record (5-1-1) rolling though the ‘Peg. The oddsmakers give the edge to the visitors in this game. Be sure to check out the latest game day odds from Betway.
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