Winnipeg is now 31-14-2 this season after a 5-1 win in Nashville that sees them pad their Central Division lead to four points (with two games in hand).
For those who would like to take a deeper dive into the advanced stats here are the results from tonight’s game via Natural Stat Trick.
– Brendan Lemieux 2G (4,5)
– Sami Niku 2A (1,2)
– Joe Morrow 2A (2,3)
Coach Maurice: What does it mean when you’re getting contributions from the 4th line? Pretty big contribution from Niku/Morrow. On Lemieux getting a pair of goals. On Connor Hellebuyck bringing his best. Another question about Niku/Morrow.
The Jets are off on Friday and will conclude the pre Player & All-Star break with a game in Dallas on Saturday. Be sure to start your day on Friday with the AM papers at 7 am on illegalcurve.com.