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NHL: Winnipeg Jets at Pittsburgh Penguins Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Join us as we discuss the events of tonight’s game between the Winnipeg Jets and their hosts the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Will the Penguins win their eighth straight? Will the Jets take down the one of the hottest teams in the NHL? Find out tonight!

Random facts about Pittsburgh:

The Big Mac sandwich was invented in Pittsburgh by Jim Delligatti in 1967.

Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood was filmed and produced in Pittsburgh.

The polio vaccine was created for the first time by Dr. Jonas Salk at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

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

9 Andrew Copp/ 28 Jack Roslovic/ 48 Brendan Lemieux

DEFENCE

44 Josh Morrissey/ 8 Jacob Trouba

7 Ben Chiarot/ 70 Joe Morrow

5 Dmitry Kulikov/ 57 Tyler Myers

STARTING GOALIE

37 Connor Hellebuyck

Riding the pine: 30 Laurent Brossoit

Scratched: 83 Sami Niku, 82 Mason Appleton, 19 Nic Petan

Injured: 33 Dustin Byfuglien (lower body)

Pittsburgh Penguins Lineup:

FORWARDS

59 Jake Guentzel/ 87 Sidney Crosby/ 17 Bryan Rust

12 Dominik Simon/ 71 Evgeni Malkin/ 72 Patric Hornqvist

14 Tanner Pearson/ 19 Derick Brassard/ 81 Phil Kessel

15 Riley Sheahan/ 7 Matt Cullen/ 46 Zach Aston-Reese

DEFENCE

8 Brian Dumoulin/ 58 Kris Letang

6 Jamie Oleksiak/ 3 Olli Maatta

28 Marcus Pettersson/ 73 Jack Johnson

STARTING GOALIE

30 Matt Murray

Riding the pine: 1 Casey DeSmith

Scratched: 2 Chad Ruhwedel, 38 Derek Grant, 50 Juuso Riikola

Injured: 4 Justin Schultz (leg surgery)