Vancouver visits Winnipeg after Horvat’s 2-goal game
Winnipeg, Manitoba; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Winnipeg Jets host Vancouver after Bo Horvat scored two goals in the Canucks’ 4-1 win over the Wild.
The Jets are 15-9-3 in conference games. Winnipeg averages 3.0 penalties per game, the least in the NHL. Dmitry Kulikov leads the team averaging 0.4.
The Canucks are 8-5-1 against opponents from the Pacific Division. Vancouver leads the NHL with 41 power-play goals, led by Elias Pettersson with seven.
Winnipeg knocked off Vancouver 4-1 in the last meeting between these teams on Nov. 8.
Alexander Edler leads the Canucks with a plus-seven in 36 games played this season. Horvat has six goals and seven assists over the last 10 games for Vancouver.
LAST 10 GAMES: Canucks: 8-2-0, averaging 3.9 goals, 6.5 assists, 4.1 penalties and 9.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a .909 save percentage.
Jets: 3-5-2, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.8 assists, three penalties and 6.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.8 goals per game with a .892 save percentage.
INJURIES: Jets: None listed.
Canucks: None listed.