Game Notes: Nov. 1 at San Jose Sharks

The Winnipeg Jets continue a three-game Pacific Division road trip tonight against the San Jose Sharks…The Jets dropped the first game of the trip 7-4 to the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night…The Jets finish the trip Saturday against the Vegas Golden Knights.   

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Last Game

Oct. 29 vs. ANA – 7-4 L
Jets Scorers: Ehlers (5, 6), Wheeler (4), Little (2)
Ducks Scorers: Fowler (3), Getzlaf (6), Henrique (8), Terry (2), Grant (2), Rowney (3, 4)

Jets Goaltender: Hellebuyck (14 sv, 5 ga), Brossoit (7 sv, 1 ga)
Ducks Goaltender: Gibson (36 sv, 4 ga)

Jets PP: 0-for-2
Jets PK:
1-for-1

Recap: The Jets had 1-0 and 2-1 leads in the first period, but fell 7-4 to the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday night…Nikolaj Ehlers led the Jets with three points (2G, 1A), while Bryan Little had two points (1G, 1A)…Kyle Connor led the Jets with a career high nine shots, while Gabriel Bourque had a team-leading six hits.

Three Stars: 1. Mahura 2. Silfverberg 3. Henrique

Next Five Games

Date

Time (Local)

Opponent

Venue

TV

Radio

Nov. 2

7:00 p.m.

At Vegas

T-Mobile Arena

Sportsnet

TSN 1290

Nov. 5

7:00 p.m.

New Jersey

Bell MTS Place

TSN3

TSN 1290

Nov. 8

7:00 p.m.

Vancouver

Bell MTS Place

TSN3

TSN 1290

Nov. 10

1:00 p.m.

Dallas

Bell MTS Place

TSN3

TSN 1290

Nov. 12

7:00 p.m.

Colorado

Bell MTS Place

TSN3

TSN 1290

 

Recapping October

The Jets went 6-7-0 in October to open the season…It’s the first time the Jets have been below .500 in the first month of the season since going 4-5-0 to start the 2016-17 season…Winnipeg outshot their opponents 438-427 in October, which is the first time in five seasons that the Jets have outshot their opposition in the first month….Winnipeg was shorthanded just 26 times last month, which is a franchise low for October…Patrik Laine’s 10 assists in October tied a franchise record for most assists in October.

 

Taking Their Shots

The Jets are eighth in the NHL with an average of 33.7 shots per game…The Jets took 40 shots on Tuesday against Anaheim, which marked the fourth time this season Winnipeg has had at least 40 shots in a game…The Jets had at least 40 shots in a game 10 times last season…The Jets have 155 shots in second periods this season, which is their most productive period, while they have a plus-37 shot differential in third periods and overtimes.

 

Party in the Pacific

Tonight is the fifth of six consecutive games against Pacific Division opponents…The Jets are 2-3-0 against the Pacific Division this season after going 16-6-2 against Pacific Division opponents last season, which was the most wins against the division by a team outside the division…Winnipeg is on a 27-10-4 run in their past 41 games versus the Pacific…Since 2017-18, Blake Wheeler leads the Jets in scoring against the Pacific Division with 43 points (9G, 34A) in 53 games, while Kyle Connor has a team-leading 21 goals.

 

Flyin’

Nikolaj Ehlers’ three-point night (2G, 1A) on Tuesday was his fourth multi-point game and first multi-goal game of the season…Ehlers had eight multi-point games last season…He is tied for sixth in the NHL in road scoring with 10 points (4G, 6A) in six games.

 

Streakin’

After being held pointless in his first game of the season, Bryan Little has a point in three consecutive games (2G, 2A)…He only had one point streak longer than two games last season – seven games from Jan. 6-17 (5G, 4A).

 

Player Quick Hits

  • Kyle Connor is third in the NHL with 55 shots and is tied for fourth with 4.15 shots per game.
  • Josh Morrissey is ninth in the NHL with an average of 24:57 TOI per game…He’s played at least 24 minutes in four consecutive games.

 

Jets vs. Sharks Information

All-Time Record: 10-19-3
Home: 4-10-2
Road: 6-9-1
At Bell MTS Place: 3-6-1
Media Guide Page: http://jetsmedia.ca/san-jose-sharks

Series Notes
  • The Jets have points in four of their past five games (3-1-1) against the Sharks after losing the previous four meetings.
  • Three of the past four games against San Jose have been decided by one goal.
  • Winnipeg is 1-for-10 on the power play against the Sharks in the three meetings last season.
  • Since relocating to Winnipeg in 2011, the Jets franchise is 8-10-1 against the Sharks.
  • Blake Wheeler leads the Jets in career scoring against San Jose with 18 points (5G, 13A) in 22 games.
  • Mark Scheifele has 11 points (5G, 6A) in 13 career games against the Sharks. Four of his five goals have come on the power play.
  • Goaltender Laurent Brossoit made his NHL debut against the Sharks on Apr. 9/15 when he was a member of the Edmonton Oilers, stopping 49 of 51 shots in a 3-1 loss in his only career appearance against San Jose.

 

Career Scoring vs. Sharks

Player

GP

G

A

Pts

PPG

Blake Wheeler

22

5

13

18

0.82

Bryan Little

20

6

8

14

0.70

Mark Letestu

21

6

6

12

0.57

Mathieu Perreault

21

7

4

11

0.52

Mark Scheifele

13

5

6

11

0.85

Nikolaj Ehlers

11

5

4

9

0.82

Andrew Copp

11

3

3

6

0.55

Gabriel Bourque

14

2

3

5

0.36

Josh Morrissey

8

2

3

5

0.63

Luca Sbisa

32

1

4

5

0.16

Patrik Laine

8

0

3

3

0.38

Nathan Beaulieu

8

1

1

2

0.25

Dmitry Kulikov

14

1

1

2

0.14

Adam Lowry

12

1

1

2

0.17

Mason Appleton

2

1

0

1

0.50

Kyle Connor

6

1

0

1

0.17

Carl Dahlstrom

3

0

1

1

0.33

Anthony Bitetto

4

0

0

0

0.00

Neal Pionk

1

0

0

0

0.00

Jack Roslovic

5

0

0

0

0.00

Logan Shaw

6

0

0

0

0.00

 
Career Goaltending Against the Sharks

Player

GP

W

L

OTL

ShO

Sv%

GAA

Connor Hellebuyck

9

4

3

1

0

0.92

2.66

Laurent Brossoit

1

0

1

0

0

0.961

2.01

 
Former Sharks Playing for the Jets

None

Former Jets Playing for the Sharks

F – Evander Kane

Upcoming Milestones

Anthony Bitetto
  • Needs 10 penalty minutes for 100 for his NHL career.
Gabriel Bourque
  • Needs three points for 100 for his NHL career.
Kyle Connor
  • Needs three points to pass Todd White (136) for 21st in franchise scoring.
Nikolaj Ehlers
  • Needs four goals to reach 100 for his NHL career.
Patrik Laine
  • Needs three points to reach 200 for his NHL career.
  • Needs eight penalty minutes to reach 100 for his NHL career.
Mark Letestu
  • Needs seven goals to reach 100 for his NHL career.
  • Needs 10 penalty minutes to reach 100 for his NHL career.
Bryan Little
  • Needs seven penalty minutes to reach 300 for his NHL career.
Adam Lowry
  • Needs two goals to pass Toby Enstrom (54) for 20th in goals in franchise history.
  • Needs eight penalty minutes reach 200 for his NHL career.
Mathieu Perreault
  • Needs one point to reach 200 as a member of the Jets.
  • Needs eight penalty minutes to reach 300 for his NHL career.
Blake Wheeler
  • Needs three assists to reach 400 as a member of the Jets franchise.
  • Needs four goals to reach 200 as a member of the Jets franchise.

Recently Accomplished Milestones

Andrew Copp
  • 13 vs PIT – Played in his 300th NHL game.
Nikolaj Ehlers
  • 3 at NYR – Reached 200 points for his NHL career.
  • 4 at NJD – Played in the 300th game of his NHL career.
Paul Maurice
  • 20 vs. EDM – Reached 700 wins as an NHL head coach
Blake Wheeler
  • 10 vs. MIN – Reached 700 points for his NHL career.

Recent Transactions

Sept. 27 – Signed F – Patrik Laine to a two-year, $6.75 million AAV contract
Sept. 28 – Signed F – Kyle Connor to a seven-year, $7.14 million AAV contract
Sept. 30 – Assigned D – Nelson Nogier, F – JC Lipon, F – Joona Luoto and F – C.J. Suess to the Manitoba Moose (AHL)
Oct. 1 – Claimed D – Carl Dahlstrom off waivers from the Chicago Blackhawks, placed D – Nathan Beaulieu on injured reserve, and assigned D – Sami Niku to the Manitoba Moose (AHL)
Oct. 8 – Recalled D – Sami Niku and D – Nelson Nogier from the Manitoba Moose (AHL), placed F – Bryan Little on injured reserve, and moved D – Dmitry Kulikov to non-roster status for personal reasons
Oct. 9 – Reassigned D – Nelson Nogier to the Manitoba Moose (AHL)
Oct. 10 – Moved D – Dmitry Kulikov to the active roster
Oct. 11 – Reassigned D – Sami Niku to the Manitoba Moose (AHL)
Oct. 17 – Recalled D – Nelson Nogier from the Manitoba Moose (AHL)
Oct. 18 – Reassigned D – Nelson Nogier to the Manitoba Moose (AHL)
Oct. 20 – Activated F – Bryan Little from injured reserve
Oct. 23 – Claimed D – Luca Sbisa off waivers from the Anaheim Ducks
Oct. 28 – Placed F – Mason Appleton on injured reserve; Recalled F – Logan Shaw from the Manitoba Moose (AHL)
Oct. 31 – Reassigned D – Ville Heinola to the Manitoba Moose (AHL)

Current Injuries

Player

Injury

Date Injured

Games Missed

Nathan Beaulieu*

Upper Body

Sept. 29 at MIN

13

Mark Letestu*

Upper Body

Oct. 13 vs. PIT

6

Mason Appleton*

Lower Body

Oct. 25

2

*- Currently on injured reserve

Man-Games Lost: 35

How the Jets Were Built

Drafted (13) – Appleton, Connor, Copp, Ehlers, Gustafsson, Hellebuyck, Laine, Little, Lowry, Morrissey, Poolman, Scheifele, Roslovic
Trade (3) – Beaulieu, Pionk, Wheeler
Free Agency (7) – Bitetto, Bourque, Brossoit, Kulikov, Letestu, Perreault, Shaw
Waivers (2) – Dahlstrom, Sbisa

Moose Tracks

The Manitoba Moose lost 4-0 to the Chicago Wolves on Saturday night to fall to 1-7-0 on the season…Logan Shaw (3G, 2A) and Seth Griffith (1G, 4A) lead the team in scoring with five points in eight games…The Moose entertain the Grand Rapids Griffins on Saturday and Sunday afternoon at Bell MTS Place.

Broadcast Information

TV:         TSN3 – Dennis Beyak & Kevin Sawyer
Radio:   TSN 1290 – Paul Edmonds & Brian Munz

Jets Communications

Jets Road Trip Contacts: Scott Brown (204-799-6392; sbrown@winnipegjets.com) and Greger Buer (204-299-4846; gbuer@winnipegjets.com)
Jets Media Site:
jetsmedia.ca
Jets Media Guide: jetsmedia.ca/media-guide