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The last time these clubs met, the Winnipeg Jets ended the Ottawa Senators' six-game home points streak.
The Southeast Division-leading Jets can do that again.
Winnipeg will also go for its first seven-game points streak in six seasons on Sunday when it faces a Senators club that could tie a league record for consecutive one-goal games.
After the visiting Senators (14-8-6) spoiled their season opener with a 4-1 victory on Jan. 19, the Jets (15-11-2) won 1-0 on Feb. 9 - their second consecutive shutout in Ottawa - behind backup Al Montoya's 33 saves and a goal from Alexei Ponikarovsky.
That is the Senators' only regulation home loss. They are 9-1-3 at Scotiabank Place.
Winnipeg arrives on a season-best 5-0-1 points streak after defenseman Zach Bogosian scored in the 10th round of the shootout in Saturday's 5-4 victory over Toronto.
The victory - the team's season high-tying third straight - moved Winnipeg one point ahead of Carolina for first place in the di...
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The Sabres will try to use that to their advantage as they seek a third straight home win and their first victory in three matchups with the Senators this season.
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