Winnipeg hosts New York after Connor’s 2-goal game
Winnipeg, Manitoba; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Winnipeg hosts the New York Rangers after Kyle Connor scored two goals in the Jets’ 5-2 victory over the Blackhawks.
The Jets have gone 14-12-3 in home games. Winnipeg has scored 34 power-play goals, converting on 19.8% of chances.
The Rangers have gone 11-11-2 away from home. New York ranks eighth in the league recording 8.9 points per game, averaging 3.3 goals and 5.6 assists.
New York defeated Winnipeg 6-4 in the last meeting between these teams on Oct. 3.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 6-4-0, averaging 3.1 goals, five assists, 3.5 penalties and 10.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a .921 save percentage.
Jets: 4-5-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 5.2 assists, four penalties and 10.9 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a .899 save percentage.
INJURIES: Jets: None listed.
Rangers: Micheal Haley: out (core muscle).