The Winnipeg Jets will play the back half of a back-to-back on Tuesday when they visit the Boston Bruins. The Jets play the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday on the road prior to heading off to play the Bruins. The Jets were beaten by the Dallas Stars 4-2 a week ago Saturday in their final game prior to the All-Start Game break. In the loss, Brendan Lemieux and Kyle Connor scored for the Jets.
Boston lost to the New York Rangers 3-2 in its most recent outing a week ago this past Saturday prior to the All-Star Game break. Danton Heinen and Brad Marchand scored the two goals for Boston in the loss.
Mark Scheifele leads the Jets in goals scored with 25. Blake Wheeler is the leader in assists with 52 and points leader with 61. Connor Hellebuyck is 21-14-1 with a goal’s against average of 2.85 and save percentage of .910. Winnipeg this season is 6th in goals scored per game at 3.46 and 6th in goals against at 2.77.
David Pastrnak leads the Bruins in goals scored with 27 and in points with 56. Brad Marchand is the team leader in assists with 34. Tuukka Rask is 14-8-3 in net with a goals against average of 2.43 and save percentage of .919. Boston on the season is 17th in goals scored per game at 2.90 and 3rd in goals against per game at 2.61.