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GDT: Winnipeg Jets vs Buffalo Sabres

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The Winnipeg Jets are facing off against the former worst team in the league.

NHL: Washington Capitals at Winnipeg Jets James Carey Lauder-USA TODAY Sports

Time: 7:00 PM

Channel: TSN3

Radio: TSN1290

The Winnipeg Jets are playing the team that they traded Evander Kane except they will not be playing Evander Kane. Kane is not injured though; he has been traded to the San Jose Sharks where he remains.

The Jets still have Tyler Myers from that trade although there is an ongoing debate on how effective he is. While Myers has okay numbers on the third pair, he is often making head-scratching reads that befuddle many while watching the game. Myers would normally be joined on the blue line with another former Sabre, Dmitry Kulikov, but Kulikov is out hurt for the next three or so weeks.

Winnipeg Jets Lineup:

Nikolaj Ehlers - Mark Scheifele - Blake Wheeler

Kyle Connor - Bryan Little - Patrik Laine

Andrew Copp - Adam Lowry - Brandon Tanev

Nic Petan - Jack Roslovic - Mathieu Perreault

Josh Morrissey - Jacob Trouba

Ben Chiarot - Dustin Byfuglien

Joe Morrow - Tyler Myers

Connor Hellebuyck

Laurent Brossoit (bench)

Buffalo Sabres Lines

Jeff Skinner - Jack Eichel - Sam Reinhart

Conor Sheary - Casey Mittlestadt - Kyle Okposo

Vladimir Sobotka - Patrik Berglund - Jason Pominville

Zemgus Girgensons - Johan Larsson - Tage Thompson

Jake McCabe - Rasmus Ristolainen

Marco Scandella - Zach Bogosian

Nathan Beaulieu - Rasmus Dahlin

Carter Hutton

Linus Ullmark (bench)