The Vegas Golden Knights complete a back to back on Tuesday when visiting the Winnipeg Jets after playing on the road Monday against the Minnesota Wild. Vegas is fourth in the Pacific Division at 34-26-4 with 72 points. The Golden Knights currently hold the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference standings but are just one point ahead of the ninth place Dallas Stars. Vegas defeated the Los Angeles Kings 5-1 on Saturday.
Jonathan Marchessault is the leader in goals scored with 25 and points with 48, while Chandler Stephenson is the leader in assists with 31. In goal, Logan Thompson is 3-2-0 with a goals-against average of 2.98 to end save percentage of .913. Vegas scores an average of 3.14 goals per game and allows an average of 3.02 goals per game. The Vegas power play scores 18.7% of the time and its penalty-kill unit is successful 78.7% of the time.
Winnipeg looks for its second consecutive victory when hosting Vegas on Tuesday. Winnipeg is sixth in the Central Division at 29-24-10 with 68 points. The Jets are 10th in the Western Conference standings, but just four points behind eighth place Vegas. Winnipeg defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 6-4 on Sunday. Jansen Harkins scored two goals for the Jets, while Kyle Connor scored one goal, which was his 39th this season.
Kyle Connor is leading Winnipeg in goals scored with 39, assists with 38 and points with 77. In goal, Connor Hellebuyck is 22-22-9 with a goals against average of 3.01, save percentage of .908 and three shutouts. Winnipeg scores an average of 3.06 goals per game and allows an average of 3.05 goals per game. Winnipeg's power play scores 21.0% of the time and its penalty-kill unit is successful 76.1% of the time.