Game Notes: Nov. 10 vs. Dallas Stars

The Winnipeg Jets continue a four-game homestand this afternoon against the Dallas Stars…The Jets are 1-0-1 during the homestand after beating the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Friday night…Winnipeg finishes the homestand Tuesday against the Colorado Avalanche.  

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Last Game

Nov. 8 vs. VAN – 4-1 W
Jets Scorers: Roslovic (3), Scheifele (6), Connor (6), Lowry (1)
Canucks Scorers: Miller (8)

Jets Goaltender: Hellebuyck (32 sv, 1 ga)
Canucks Goaltender: Demko (31 sv, 3 ga)

Jets PP: 1-for-3
Jets PK:
2-for-2

Recap: After trailing 1-0 in the second period, the Jets scored four unanswered goals to beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Friday night…Kyle Connor had a goal and an assist to lead the Jets, while Mark Scheifele tallied the game-winning goal in the second period…Patrik Laine led the Jets with five shots…Connor Hellebuyck made 32 saves, including 13 in the first period.  

Three Stars: 1. Hellebuyck 2. Connor 3. Roslovic

Next Five Games

Date

Time (Local)

Opponent

Venue

TV

Radio

Nov. 12

7:00 p.m.

Colorado

Bell MTS Place

TSN3

TSN 1290

Nov. 14

7:00 p.m.

At Florida

BB&T Center

TSN3

TSN 1290

Nov. 16

4:00 p.m.

At Tampa Bay

Amalie Arena

TSN3

TSN 1290

Nov. 19

7:00 p.m.

At Nashville

Bridgestone Arena

TSN3

TSN 1290

Nov. 21

7:30 p.m.

At Dallas

American Airlines Center

TSN3

TSN 1290

 

Points Taken

The Jets have points in four consecutive games (3-0-1) and five of their past six games (4-1-1)…It’s their best run since winning four of five games from Oct. 4-12 earlier this season…The Jets have points in three consecutive games in which they are the home team for the first time this season.

 

Central Rivals

Today marks Winnipeg’s third game of the season against a Central Division foe…The Jets are 2-0-0 against divisional opponents this season after wins against the Minnesota Wild and Chicago Blackhawks in October…Winnipeg plays four of their next six games against Central Division opponents, including a return match against the Stars in Dallas on Nov. 21…The Jets are 7-3-0 against the Western Conference this season, including three consecutive wins.

 

Perfect PK

The Jets are a perfect five-for-five on the penalty kill during the homestand…Winnipeg is also 10-for-11 (90.9%) on the penalty kill in their past five games…The Jets have risen to 72.2% on the penalty kill for the season after starting the campaign 56.2% on the penalty kill in their first nine games.

 

Home Becoming Sweet Again

After starting the season 1-3-0 at home, the Jets are 3-1-1 in their past five games in which they are the home team…Friday’s 4-1 victory against Vancouver marked just the second time this season that the Jets have scored more than three goals in a game on home ice…During the past four seasons, Winnipeg is 61-23-7 on home ice, which is third in the NHL.

 

Winning When Trailing

The Jets won for the sixth time this season on Friday when trailing first…Winnipeg’s six wins when trailing first are tied for the NHL lead…Three of the Jets past four victories have come when their opposition scores first.

 

Afternoon Delight

Today is Winnipeg’s first afternoon game of the season…The Jets play 14 afternoon games this season, including three in November…Winnipeg has six afternoon games at home and eight on the road…Last season, the Jets were 4-3-0 in afternoon games.

 

Good Behaviour

The Jets remain the least penalized team in the NHL this season with an average of 4.6 penalty minutes per game…Winnipeg has taken just 34 minor penalties in 17 games this season, which is less than half the 77 minor penalties the NHL-leading Calgary Flames have taken…The Jets have taken two penalties or less in 12 of their 17 games this season…Dmitry Kulikov (12) is the only Jets player with double-digit penalty minutes.

 

Helleva Run

Goaltender Connor Hellebuyck has stopped 92% or more of the shots he has faced in eight of his past nine starts…He has a .966 save percentage in his past three starts, stopping 114 of 118 shots…He has allowed two goals or less in four of his past five starts…Hellebuyck is tied for fourth in the NHL with a .933 save percentage…His 405 saves are second in the league.

 

Heating Up in November

Kyle Connor had a goal and an assist on Friday to boost his November totals to an NHL-leading seven points and five assists in four games…Three of his four games this month have been multi-point efforts…During his career, Connor has been the most productive in November with 32 points (11G, 21A) in 41 games…He had 13 points (4G, 9A) in 12 games last November.

 

Jets vs. Stars Information

All-Time Record: 18-21-2
Home: 10-10-1
Road: 8-11-1
At Bell MTS Place: 9-6-0
At American Airlines Center: 8-10-1
Media Guide Page: http://jetsmedia.ca/dallas-stars

Series Notes

  • The Jets have won nine of their past 12 games against the Stars, including an eight-game winning streak from Oct. 27/16-Mar. 18/18.
  • Winnipeg is 7-for-24 (29.2%) on the power play in their past eight games against Dallas.
  • The Jets have given up a power play goal in five consecutive games against the Stars and are 13-for-22 (59.1%) on the penalty kill in those five games.
  • The Jets are 16-11-1 against the Stars since the franchise moved to Winnipeg in 2011.
  • The Jets have scored at least four goals in nine of their past 12 games against Dallas, outscoring the Stars 49-31 in the 12 games. 
  • Blake Wheeler leads the Jets in career scoring against the Stars with 34 points (8G, 26A) in 30 career games, while Mark Scheifele has 29 points (13G, 16A) in 25 career games against Dallas.
  • Patrik Laine has 15 goals in 13 career games against Dallas, including a pair of hat tricks…Five of Laine’s 15 goals are game-winning goals.
  • Goaltender Connor Hellebuyck is 7-4-1 in 12 career starts against the Stars, with a 2.41 goals-against average and .923 save percentage.

 

Career Scoring vs. Stars

Player

GP

G

A

Pts

PPG

Blake Wheeler

30

8

26

34

1.13

Mark Scheifele

25

13

16

29

1.16

Patrik Laine

13

15

5

20

1.54

Nikolaj Ehlers

16

2

13

15

0.94

Bryan Little

26

4

7

11

0.42

Adam Lowry

20

6

4

10

0.50

Kyle Connor

10

6

3

9

0.90

Gabriel Bourque

21

5

3

8

0.38

Mark Letestu

17

3

4

7

0.41

Mathieu Perreault

21

3

4

7

0.33

Dmitry Kulikov

16

2

3

5

0.31

Josh Morrissey

12

1

4

5

0.42

Nathan Beaulieu

6

1

3

4

0.67

Anthony Bitetto

8

0

4

4

0.50

Andrew Copp

16

1

3

4

0.25

Luca Sbisa

31

2

2

4

0.13

Jack Roslovic

4

0

2

2

0.50

Mason Appleton

2

0

1

1

0.50

Carl Dahlstrom

2

0

0

0

0.00

Neal Pionk

2

0

0

0

0.00

Logan Shaw

3

0

0

0

0.00

 
Career Goaltending Against the Stars

Player

GP

W

L

OTL

ShO

Sv%

GAA

Connor Hellebuyck

12

7

4

1

0

0.923

2.41

 
Former Stars Playing for the Jets

None

Former Jets Playing for the Stars

None

Upcoming Milestones

Anthony Bitetto
  • Needs 10 penalty minutes for 100 for his NHL career.
Nikolaj Ehlers
  • Needs three goals to reach 100 for his NHL career.
Patrik Laine
  • Needs two points to reach 200 for his NHL career.
  • Needs eight 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 one goal to pass Toby Enstrom (54) for 20th in goals in franchise history.
  • Needs three penalty minutes reach 200 for his NHL career.
Mathieu Perreault
  • Needs six penalty minutes to reach 300 for his NHL career.
Blake Wheeler
  • Needs two assists to reach 400 as a member of the Jets franchise.
  • Needs three goals to reach 200 as a member of the Jets franchise.

Recently Accomplished Milestones

Gabriel Bourque
  • Nov. 5 vs. NJD – Reached 100 points for his NHL career.
Andrew Copp
  • Oct. 13 vs. PIT – Played in his 300th NHL game.
Nikolaj Ehlers
  • Oct. 3 at NYR – Reached 200 points for his NHL career.
  • Oct. 4 at NJD – Played in the 300th game of his NHL career.
Paul Maurice
  • Oct. 20 vs. EDM – Reached 700 wins as an NHL head coach.
Mathieu Perreault
  • Nov. 2 at VGK – Reached 200 points as a member of the Jets.
Blake Wheeler
  • Oct. 10 vs. MIN – Reached 700 points for his NHL career.

Recent Transactions

Nov. 1 – Recalled F – C.J. Suess from the Manitoba Moose (AHL)
Nov. 4 – Reassigned F – C.J. Suess to the Manitoba Moose (AHL)
Nov. 7 – Placed F – Bryan Little on injured reserve; Recalled F – Joona Luoto from the Manitoba Moose (AHL)
Nov. 8 – Reassigned D – Ville Heinola from the Manitoba Moose (AHL) to Lukko (Liiga); Placed F – Gabriel Bourque on injured reserve

Current Injuries

Player

Injury

Date Injured

Games Missed

Mark Letestu*

Upper Body

10

Mason Appleton*

Lower Body

Oct. 25

6

Bryan Little*

Upper Body

Nov. 5 vs NJD

1

Gabriel Bourque*

Lower Body

Nov. 5 vs. NJD

1

*- Currently on injured reserve

Man-Games Lost: 49

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 (8) – Bitetto, Bourque, Brossoit, Kulikov, Letestu, Luoto, Perreault, Shaw
Waivers (2) – Dahlstrom, Sbisa

Moose Tracks

The Manitoba Moose shut out the Rockford IceHogs 4-0 Friday night and Chicago Wolves 3-0 last night to improve to 5-8-0 on the season…Jansen Harkins has a point in five consecutive games to climb into a tie for eighth in AHL scoring with 14 points (3G, 11A) in 13 games…Manitoba’s next action at Bell MTS Place is tomorrow and Wednesday against the Texas Stars.  

Broadcast Information

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

Jets Communications

Jets Media Site: jetsmedia.ca
Jets Media Guide: jetsmedia.ca/media-guide