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Munz: Montoya starts as Jets look to redeem themselves

Brian Munz

11/6/2013 2:11:05 PM

The Winnipeg Jets look to redeem themselves against the Blackhawks in Chicago tonight.

Chicago were 5-1 winners at MTS Centre four days ago in the first of four regular season games between these two teams.

Al Montoya (2-1, 1.69, .939) will start his second straight game in goal after making 26 saves Monday in a 4-2 win over Detroit.
 
Jets Projected Lines:
 
Ladd-Little-Setoguchi
Kane/Tangradi-Jokinen-Wheeler
Halischuk-Scheifele-Frolik
Peluso-Wright-Thorburn

Clitsome Byfuglien
Enstrom Bogosian
Pardy Ellerby

The Jets held an optional pregame skate this morning.  Head Coach Claude Noel says forward Evander Kane, who did skate, is a game-time decision.

Michael Frolik has one goal and two assists in his last two games, while Matt Halischuk has a goal and assist in has last two games played.

Paul Postma, Mark Stuart, Jacob Trouba, Jim Slater remain on the Injured Reserve List.

Chicago is coming off a 3-2 overtime loss to Calgary.  They have earned seven of a possible eight points in their last four games.

Corey Crawford (8-2-3, 2.19, .918) will start in goal.

Blackhawks Projected Lines:

Sharp-Toews-Hossa
Saad-Pirri-Kane
Bickell-Shaw-Morin
Bollig-Kruger-Smith

Keith-Seabrook
Oduya-Hjalmarsson
Leddy-Brookbank/Rozsival

Marian Hossa (two goals and four assists) and Duncan Keith (4 assists) are on a four-game point streak.

Andrew Shaw is on a three-game point streak (two goals and two assists).

Michael Kostka is the lone Chicago player on the Injured Reserve List.