The Winnipeg Jets resume action on Thursday and will host the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Jets are 32-16-2 on the season and 1st in the Central. Winnipeg is 7-3 over their last ten games and beat Boston on the road in a shootout on Tuesday. The Jets are 18-6-2 on their home ice.
Connor Hellebuyck will make his 39th start of the season for the Jets. Hellebuyck is 22-14-1 on the season with 106 goals allowed. Hellebuyck carries a 2.85 goals against average with a .910 save percentage. The Winnipeg Jets average 3.40 goals per game which ranks 6th in the NHL.
The Columbus Blue Jackets take their three game losing streak into Winnipeg. The Blue Jackets are 28-18-3 on the season and are 3rd in the Metropolitan. Columbus is 5-5 over their last ten games and lost to Buffalo 5-4 on Tuesday. The Blues Jackets are 14-8-1 on the road.
Sergei Bobrovsky will protect the net for the Blue Jackets. Bobrovsky is 19-5-1 on the season with two shutouts. Bobrovsky has allowed 98 goals and carries a 2.97 goals against average. The Blue Jackets score 3.22 goals per game which ranks 9th in the NHL.