The Winnipeg Jets play the fifth game of a six-game homestand tonight against the St. Louis Blues…The Jets beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-3 on Saturday afternoon for their second straight win…Winnipeg concludes the homestand Wednesday against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
The Jets have points in four consecutive games, which is the longest point streak of the season…The Jets had seven point streaks of four games or longer last season.
On the Draw
Through the last four games, the Jets have won 55.7% of their faceoffs (128-of-230)…Winnipeg has won the faceoff battle in three of the four games during the homestand…Adam Lowry is the Jets top centreman with a faceoff winning percentage of 58.3% (84-for-144) and is 64.0% successful at Bell MTS Place (64-for-100).
Lights out Power Play
The Jets have scored a power play goal in all four games of this homestand so far, going 5-for-10 (50%)…Winnipeg is 46.2% (6-for-13) on the power play at home this season, which is second in the NHL…Overall this season, Winnipeg’s power play is third in the NHL at 35% (7-for-21).
The Jets are 4-0-1 at Bell MTS Place to start the season…Winnipeg has earned a point in 14 consecutive games dating back to last season (13-0-1), but had its 11-game home game winning streak end on Tuesday against the Edmonton Oilers, which is a franchise record for the longest home winning streak across multiple seasons…Prior to Tuesday night, the last time the Jets allowed five or more goals in a game at Bell MTS Place was Feb. 27/18 in a 6-5 loss to Nashville, which is also Winnipeg’s last loss at home in regulation…Since Feb. 13/18, the Jets are 16-2-1 at Bell MTS Place and have an NHL best .842 winning percentage on home ice…Winnipeg has outscored their opposition 71-44 in those 18 games…The Jets have allowed only one goal in six of their last eight home games dating back to last season.
This is the 12th homestand in franchise history of six games or more…The Jets had two homestands of six games or more last season, going 6-3-1 during a 10-game homestand from Jan. 30-Feb. 20 and a perfect 6-0-0 in a six-game homestand from Mar. 15-27…Of the 12 homestands, 10 have come since relocation in 2011…The Jets franchise is 41-26-9 all-time in games during homestands of six games or more.
|All-Time Homestands of Six Games or More|
|Season||Dates||Record||Goals For||Goals Against|
|2006-07||Jan. 26-Feb. 6||2-3-1||18||24|
|Feb. 17-Mar. 5||5-1-2||32||20|
|Jan. 18-Feb. 5||1-5-0||14||21|
|2016-17||Feb. 28-Mar. 11||2-4-0||20||20|
|2017-18||Jan. 30-Feb. 20||6-3-1||35||25|
Jacob Trouba recorded a career-high three assists on Saturday against Arizona to reach 100 assists for his career…He previously had two assists in a game on 13 occasions…Trouba is only the third defenceman in franchise history to reach 100 assists, joining Dustin Byfuglien (270) and Toby Enstrom (254).
Aside from Trouba’s three-assist game, defenceman Josh Morrissey and Tyler Myers each had a goal and an assist on Saturday…The trio of defencemen accounted for seven of the 14 points Jets players collected in the game…On the season, Morrissey (1G, 6A) is tied for team lead in scoring with Kyle Connor, who each have seven points in eight games.
Jacob Trouba (3A), Josh Morrisey (1G, 1A), Tyler Myers (1G, 1A), and Kyle Connor (2A) each had multi-point games against the Coyotes…It matches the season opener against St. Louis for the most multi-point efforts in a single game for the Jets this season…Connor and Morrissey lead the Jets with two multi-point games this season…Connor was tied for second on the Jets last season with 16 multi-point games, while Morrissey is a game away from matching the three multi-point games he had last season.
Goaltender Laurent Brossoit made 42 saves against Arizona to have back-to-back 42-save performances…The last time in franchise history a goaltender made 40 or more saves in back-to-back starts was Kari Lehtonen in 2008 when he made 40-plus in three consecutive starts from Mar. 18-27…Brossoit has faced more than 40 shots in a game four times in his career and has enjoyed the busy workload with a .950 save percentage in the four games.