Game Notes: Sept. 26 vs. Edmonton Oilers

The Winnipeg Jets entertain the Edmonton Oilers tonight in the final home game of their 2019 pre-season schedule…The Jets are 2-0-1 at home during the pre-season so far…The Jets lost to the Oilers 2-0 in Edmonton back on Sept. 16 in Winnipeg’s first game of the pre-season…The Jets close their pre-season schedule Sunday afternoon on the road against the Minnesota Wild.

Last Game

Sept. 24 at CGY – 2-0 L
Jets Scorers: None
Flames Scorers: Monahan (2), Bennett (2)

Jets Goaltenders: Comrie (18 sv, 2 ga); Berdin (13 sv, 0 ga)
Flames Goaltender: Rittich (20 sv, 0 ga)

Jets PP: 0-for-1
Jets PK:
3-for-4

Recap: The Winnipeg Jets were shut out 2-0 by the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night…Winnipeg has been shut out in both of the road games so far during the pre-season…Andrew Copp and Anthony Bitetto led the Jets with four shots in the game, while JC Lipon and Andrei Chibisov each had a team-leading four hits…Goaltender Eric Comrie stopped 18 of 20 shots in 40 minutes of work, while Mikhail Berdin turned away all 13 shots in  the third period in his pre-season debut.  

Three Stars: 1. Gaudreau | 2. Giordano | 3. Rittich

Roster Moves

The Winnipeg Jets announced yesterday the following six players have been assigned to the Manitoba Moose:

G – Mikhail Berdin
D – Leon Gawanke
D – Luke Green
D – Johnathan Kovacevic
F – Jansen Harkins
F – Skyler McKenzie

The following five players have been released from their professional or amateur try-outs and have reported to the Manitoba Moose:

G – Adam Carlson
D – Jacob Cederholm
F – Cole Maier
F – Emile Poirier
F – Kristian Reichel

The following two players have been assigned to the Moose, pending waivers:

F – Seth Griffith
F – Logan Shaw

Against the Oilers

The Jets went 2-0-1 against the Oilers last season and are 15-14-2 all-time against Edmonton…Josh Morrissey (1G, 3A) and Mark Scheifele (2G, 2A) led the Jets in scoring against the Oilers last season with four points in three games.

Back Outside

The Jets are scheduled to face the Calgary Flames at Mosaic Stadium in Regina on Oct. 26 for the 2019 Tim Hortons Heritage Classic…This is Winnipeg’s second outdoor game, as the Jets hosted the Edmonton Oilers in 2016 Tim Hortons Heritage Classic at IG Field.

Road Start

The Jets play five of their first six games on the road to begin the regular season, including a four-game road trip to start the season…Winnipeg visits the New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, and Pittsburgh Penguins to kick off the 2019-20 campaign…The Jets were 22-18-1 on the road last season, which was 13th in the NHL.

Rookie Recap

The Jets went 1-2 during the Rookie Showcase earlier this month in Belleville, Ont…The Jets rookies beat Montreal 2-1, while they dropped the two games to Ottawa (8-1 and 2-1 OTL)…Cole Maier led the Jets contingent in scoring with three points in three games (1G, 2A).