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Winnipeg Jets (44-26-4)


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W 3-0
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L 0-5
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Jets, Predators square off with sights set on division title

The Winnipeg Jets are a win away from clinching a playoff spot, but both the Jets and the visiting Nashville Predators have the Central Division title in mind when the two teams face off on Saturday night.

Winnipeg is two points ahead of Nashville in the division race, plus the Jets (44-26-4, 92 points) have a game in hand on their Tennessee rivals. A win on Saturday would put the Jets a big step closer to the first division championship in the 19-season history of the Thrashers/Jets franchise.

Beyond those big-picture concerns, however, Winnipeg is more immediately looking to rebound from an ugly 5-0 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday. The Jets went into Las Vegas on a four-game winning streak but generated a season-low 20 shots en route to their fourth shutout defeat of the season.

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Leaders
Points: B. Wheeler88
Plus/Minus: A. Copp18
Shots on Goal: P. Laine228
PIM: B. Chiarot60
Win: C. Hellebuyck31
Shutouts: L. Brossoit1
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 247 (7)
Shots: 2291 (19)
PP%: 25.5% (4)
Penalty Minutes: 706 (5)
Assists: 421 (7)
SH Goals: 9 (10)
Standings
Central Division
  W L OTL Pts
Winnipeg 44 26 4 92
Nashville 42 27 6 90
St. Louis 39 27 8 86
Dallas 38 30 6 82
Colorado 33 29 12 78
Minnesota 34 31 9 77
Chicago 32 31 10 74
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 217 (19)
Shots Against: 2468 (5)
PK%: 79.7% (21)
Penalty Minutes: 666 (8)
Shutouts: 2 (27)
Sv%: 0.912 (6)
Injuries
Date Player Status
3/20 N. Beaulieu Undisclosed injury (day-to-day)
2/25 J. Morrissey Upper-body injury (day-to-day)
2/16 D. Byfuglien Lower-body injury (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
3/16 J. Kovacevic Signed Two-year, entry-level contract
3/11 K. Vesalainen Sent to minors Manitoba-AHL
3/6 A. Lowry Suspension Over
3/3 E. Comrie Sent to minors Manitoba-AHL
3/2 A. Lowry Suspended Two games for high-sticking
3/1 E. Comrie Called up from minors from Manitoba-AHL
2/25 K. Appleby Sent to minors Jacksonville-ECHL
2/25 T. Poolman Sent to minors Manitoba-AHL
2/25 M. Appleton Sent to minors Manitoba-AHL
2/25 K. Appleby Signed as Free Agent One-year contract
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