Canucks visit the Jets after shutout win

March 2

Vancouver Canucks (9-14-2, sixth in the North Division) vs. Winnipeg Jets (13-7-1, third in the North Division)

Winnipeg, Manitoba; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Winnipeg Jets host Vancouver after the Canucks shut out Winnipeg 4-0. Thatcher Demko earned the victory in the net for Vancouver after recording 27 saves.

The Jets are 13-7-1 in division games. Winnipeg has scored 69 goals and is sixth in the league averaging 3.3 per game. Mark Scheifele leads the team with 11.

The Canucks are 9-14-2 against the rest of their division. Vancouver averages 10.9 penalty minutes per game, the third-most in the Nhl. Tyler Myers leads the team serving 37 total minutes.

The teams meet for the second straight game.

TOP PERFORMERS: Scheifele leads the Jets with 11 goals and has 28 points. Nikolaj Ehlers has 10 points over the last 10 games for Winnipeg.

Olli Juolevi leads the Canucks with a plus-three in 15 games this season. Elias Pettersson has five goals and five assists over the last 10 games for Vancouver.

LAST 10 GAMES: Jets: 6-4-0, averaging three goals, 5.2 assists, three penalties and 7.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a .925 save percentage.

Canucks: 3-5-2, averaging 2.3 goals, 3.5 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game with a .917 save percentage.

INJURIES: Jets: None listed.

Canucks: Loui Eriksson: out (undisclosed).


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