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Preview and GDT: Winnipeg Jets @ Boston Bruins

The Jets arrive in Beantown looking to build on their road win over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.

NHL: Winnipeg Jets at Boston Bruins
Nov 19, 2016; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins center Riley Nash (20) and Winnipeg Jets defenseman Josh Morrissey (44) chase the puck during the first period at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Gregory J. Fisher
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Time: 6:00 PM CST

Channel: TSN3, NESN

Radio: TSN1290

Game two of a three game pre-holiday break road trip has the Winnipeg Jets (20-10-5) visiting the Boston Bruins (17-10-5).

Winnipeg is riding back to back wins over first the St. Louis Blues, then the Nashville Predators. These four points against teams battling for the Central Division crown could prove big down the road.

Boston is one of the hottest teams in the league, at the moment. While sitting third in the Atlantic, the Bruins are 6-2-1 in the month of December. brad Marchand and David Pastrnak lead the way for Boston, with Marchand obtaining 14 points in his last 10 games.

Boston is 10-5-3 at home, while Winnipeg is 8-7-4 on the road. This will be the first of two meetings between the teams this year.

Will Boston maintain its dominance at home over Winnipeg?

Will the Jets bomb the Bruins?

Tune in this evening! Same Jets time (6:00 PM CST), Same Jets channel (TSN 3)!

Winnipeg Jets: 20-10-5

Stat Leaders:

Goals: Patrik Laine, Nikolaj Ehlers (17)

Assists: Blake Wheeler (32)

Points: Wheeler (41)

Goalie Stat Leaders:

Wins: Connor Hellebuyck (18)

Goals Against Average: Hellebuyck (2.50)

Save Percentage: Hellebuyck (.918)

Minutes: Hellebuyck (1,605)

Special Teams: PP 25.2% (3rd), PK 79.5% (20th)

Boston Bruins: 17-10-5

Stat Leaders:

Goals: David Pastrnak (15)

Assists: Pastrnak (16)

Points: Pastrnak (31)

Goalie Stat Leaders:

Wins: Tuukka Rask (9)

Goals Against Average: Rask (2.42)

Save Percentage: Anton Khudobin (.923)

Minutes: Rask (1217)

Special Teams: PP 20.6% (10th), PK 83.2% (8th)

Winnipeg Jets


81 Kyle Connor/ 55 Mark Scheifele/26 Blake Wheeler

27 Nikolaj Ehlers/ 18 Bryan Little/ 29 Patrik Laine

9 Andrew Copp/ 17 Adam Lowry/ 13 Brandon Tanev

85 Mathieu Perreault/ 15 Matt Hendricks/ 40 Joel Armia


44 Josh Morrissey/ 8 Jacob Trouba

5 Dmitry Kulikov/ 57 Tyler Myers

7 Ben Chiarot/ 3 Tucker Poolman


37 Connor Hellebuyck

Riding the pine: 35 Steve Mason

Scratched: 56 Marko Dano , 71 Julian Melchiori, 16 Shawn Matthias

Injured: 39 Toby Enstrom (lower body) ETA Late January, 33 Dustin Byfuglien (week to week lower body)

Boston Bruins


63 Brad Marchand -- 37 Patrice Bergeron -- 88 David Pastrnak

74 Jake DeBrusk -- 46 David Krejci -- 10 Anders Bjork

43 Danton Heinen -- 20 Riley Nash -- 42 David Backes

59 Tim Schaller -- 52 Sean Kuraly -- 55 Noel Acciari


33 Zdeno Chara -- 73 Charlie McAvoy

47 Torey Krug -- 25 Brandon Carlo

48 Matt Grzelcyk -- 86 Kevan Miller


40 Tuukka Rask

Riding the pine: 35 Anton Khudobin

Scratched: 14 Paul Postma (press-box hero), 72 Frank Vatrano

Injured: 54 Adam McQuaid, 22 Peter Cehlarik