Wheeler and the Jets visit the Golden Knights
Paradise, Nevada; Thursday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Blake Wheeler leads Winnipeg into a matchup against Vegas. He currently ranks eighth in the NHL with 88 points, scoring 20 goals and recording 68 assists.
The Golden Knights have gone 22-10-4 in home games. Vegas leads the NHL shooting 34.5 shots per game while averaging 3.1 goals.
LAST 10 GAMES: Jets: 7-3-0, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.1 assists, 3.4 penalties and 8.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .917 save percentage.
Golden Knights: 9-1-0, averaging 4.1 goals, 6.8 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.1 goals per game with a .933 save percentage.
Jets Injuries: Nathan Beaulieu: day to day (undisclosed).