Winnipeg visits Vancouver after shootout victory

Winnipeg Jets (18-9-1, second in the Central Division) vs. Vancouver Canucks (13-13-3, sixth in the Pacific Division)

Vancouver, British Columbia; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Winnipeg Jets visit the Vancouver Canucks after the Jets defeated the Nashville Predators 2-1 in overtime.

Vancouver is 13-13-3 overall and 5-7-1 at home. The Canucks have a 13-3-3 record when scoring three or more goals.

Winnipeg is 8-4-1 in road games and 18-9-1 overall. The Jets have gone 3-4-1 in games they have more penalties than their opponent.

The teams meet Saturday for the sixth time this season. The Canucks won 5-1 in the previous matchup.

TOP PERFORMERS: Quinn Hughes has 25 assists for the Canucks. Bo Horvat has scored six goals and added three assists over the past 10 games.

Pierre-Luc Dubois has scored 14 goals with 16 assists for the Jets. Mark Scheifele has eight goals and four assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Canucks: 7-3-0, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.9 assists, 3.6 penalties and 10 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game.

Jets: 7-3-0, averaging four goals, 7.4 assists, 3.7 penalties and nine penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game.

INJURIES: Canucks: Thatcher Demko: out (lower-body), Travis Dermott: out (concussion), Tanner Pearson: out (hand), Tucker Poolman: out (undisclosed).

Jets: Nate Schmidt: day to day (upper body), Nikolaj Ehlers: out (sports hernia), Saku Maenalanen: out (upper-body), Mason Appleton: out (wrist), Logan Stanley: out (lower-body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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