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GDT: Winnipeg Jets vs Pittsburgh Penguins

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Home, home on the range. Where the Jets and the Peng-U-Ins play.

Winnipeg Jets v Pittsburgh Penguins Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images

First of two meetings between these two teams this season.

Casey DeSmith and Connor Hellebuyck will be the starting goalies.

Patrik Laine is one goal away from 100 in his young career.

Pittsburgh has 445 bridges, more than any other city in the world (including Venice).

As they say in hockey...let’s do that hockey!

Winnipeg Jets Lineup:

FORWARDS:

27 Nikolaj Ehlers/ 55 Mark Scheifele/ 26 Blake Wheeler

81 Kyle Connor/ 18 Bryan Little/ 29 Patrik Laine

85 Mathieu Perreault/ 17 Adam Lowry/ 13 Brandon Tanev

19 Nic Petan/ 28 Jack Roslovic/ 48 Brendan Lemieux

DEFENCE

44 Josh Morrissey/ 8 Jacob Trouba

7 Ben Chiarot/ 33 Dustin Byfuglien

70 Joe Morrow/ 57 Tyler Myers

STARTING GOALIE

37 Connor Hellebuyck

Riding the pine: 30 Laurent Brossoit

Scratched: 83 Sami Niku, 82 Mason Appleton

Injured: 5 Dmitry Kulikov (ETA December 10th, lower body injury), 9 Andrew Copp (ETA unknown, concussion)

Pittsburgh Penguins Lineup:

FORWARDS

59 Jake Guentzel/ 87 Sidney Crosby/ 17 Bryan Rust

14 Tanner Pearson/ 71 Evgeni Malkin/ 81 Phil Kessel

46 Zach Aston-Reese/ 19 Derick Brassard/ 41 Daniel Sprong

12 Dominik Simon/ 15 Riley Sheahan/ 38 Derek Grant

DEFENCE

8 Brian Dumoulin/ 58 Kris Letang

73 Jack Johnson/ 6 Jamie Oleksiak

3 Olli Maatta/ 50 Juuso Riikola

STARTING GOALIE

1 Casey DeSmith

Riding the pine: 35 Tristan Jarry

Scratched: 2 Chad Ruhwedel, 10 Garrett Wilson

Injured: 30 Matt Murray (lower body), 72 Patric Hornqvist (concussion), 7 Matt Cullen (lower body), 4 Justin Schultz (leg surgery)