Winnipeg Jets (7-7-0, fourth in the Central Division) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (8-5-1, fourth in the Pacific Division)Paradise, Nevada; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDTBOTTOM LINE: The Winnipeg Jets will travel to face conference foe Vegas.The Golden Knights are 6-3-0 against Western Conference opponents.
Vegas averages 10.6 penalty minutes per game, the fifth-most in the league. Brayden McNabb leads the staff functioning 22 total minutes.The Jets are 5-3-0 in conference games. Winnipeg serves 4.1 penalty minutes per game, the fewest in the league. The teams face off Saturday for the first time this season.TOP PERFORMERS: William Karlsson leads the Golden Knights with a plus-five in 14 games played this year. Mark Stone has scored six goals within the previous ten games for Vegas. 14 total points have collected while scoring seven goals and totalling seven assists for the Jets. Josh Morrissey has totalled six assists over the previous ten games for Winnipeg.LAST 10 GAMES: Jets: 5-5-0, averaging 2.4 targets, 4.2 assists, 2.2 penalties and 4.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with a .914 rescue percentage.Golden Knights: 6-3-1, averaging 3.1 targets, 4.6 assists, four penalties and 8.9 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a .907 rescue percentage.Golden Knights Injuries: Alex Tuch: out (upper body).Jets Injuries: Patrik Laine: day daily (reduced body). The Associated Press made this story utilizing technologies offered by data from Sportradar and Data Skrive.
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