Ottawa hosts Winnipeg after Anisimov’s 2-goal game
Ottawa, Ontario; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Winnipeg Jets visit Ottawa after Artem Anisimov scored two goals in the Senators’ 7-4 victory against the Sabres.
The Senators are 15-11-6 at home. Ottawa leads the NHL with 14 shorthanded goals, led by Vladislav Namestnikov with four.
The Jets have gone 15-11-2 away from home. Winnipeg has converted on 19.3% of power-play opportunities, recording 35 power-play goals.
In their last meeting on Feb. 8, Winnipeg won 5-2. Patrik Laine scored a team-high three goals for the Jets in the victory.
Mark Scheifele leads the Jets with 38 total assists and has recorded 61 points. Laine has collected 11 points over the last 10 games for Winnipeg.
LAST 10 GAMES: Jets: 6-3-1, averaging 3.3 goals, 6.2 assists, 3.4 penalties and 9.4 penalty minutes while allowing 2.4 goals per game with a .926 save percentage.
Senators: 3-5-2, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.2 assists, 3.1 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a .907 save percentage.
INJURIES: Senators: Mark Borowiecki: day to day (personal).
Jets: None listed.