The Winnipeg Jets open a three-game homestand at MTS Centre tonight against the St. Louis Blues.
The (14-13-4) Jets are sixth in the Central Division standings with 32 points, while the (19-6-3) Blues are second with 41 points.
This is the third of five regular season meetings. Winnipeg beat the Blues 4-3 on October 18th. Eleven days later St. Louis won on home ice 3-2. Alex Steen has three goals against the Jets in those two games.
Ondrej Pavelec (10-11-3, 2.76, .914) will start in goal for the Jets.
Winnipeg Projected Lines:
Blake Wheeler is on a three game point streak (two goals & two assists).
St. Louis has just one win in their last four games.
Brian Elliot (4-1-1, 2.18, .915) will start in goal for the Blues.
St. Louis Projected Lines:
Kevin Shattenkirk is on a three-game point streak (one goal & four assists).
T.J. Oshie has three assists in his last two games while Patrik Berglund has one goal & one assist in his last six periods.
St. Louis has the number two ranked power play in the NHL at 24%.
The Blues are 0-5-2 with trailing after the 1st period.
Following tonight's game, defenseman Mark Stuart is scheduled to join us on the TSN 1290 postgame show inside the Exchange Restaurant.