There are some strong one-two center punches in the North Division. The Jets now have one of them. They're also thankful for Hellebuyck, who has been able to provide the Jets with steady, above-average goaltending on a regular basis.
Coming into this two-game series against the Vancouver Canucks, the Winnipeg Jets were riding high on a four-game winning streak that was snapped during the first game of this back-to-back series, although they bounced back strong and avoided losing consecutive games on Tuesday night.
After being held scoreless in a losing effort on Monday night against the Vancouver Canucks, the Winnipeg Jets will be attempting to bounce back during the second game of this back-to-back series and they’ll have a familiar face back in the lineup on Tuesday.
Following a thrilling 2-1 overtime victory over the Montreal Canadiens, the Winnipeg Jets are entering March on a four-game winning streak and will be aiming to extend that streak even further against the Vancouver Canucks, who are currently riding a four-game losing streak.
Winnipeg Jets forward Pierre Luc Dubois left Friday’s practice early after ‘something tightened up on him’. It wasn’t deemed a long-term injury and the expectation was he wouldn’t miss much time, if any at all.