The Winnipeg Jets look for their second straight win on a season-high six game road trip tonight in Uniondale against the New York Islanders.
The (11-11-4) Jets are seventh in the Central Division with 26 points. Fifth place Dallas and sixth-seeded Nashville also have 26 points, but the Stars have three games in hand on Winnipeg while Nashville has two.
Al Montoya (2-2-1, 2.49, .913) starts in goal.
Jets Projected Lines:
Michael Frolik is on a three-game point streak (one goal and two2 assists).
New York enters this game after all three on a road trip to Toronto, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.
The (8-13-3) Islanders are eighth in the Metropolitan Division with 19 points. They trail seventh place Columbus by two points and are three back of Philadelphia.
Kevin Poulin (3-8, 3.10, .891) will start in goal.
Islanders Projected Lines:
Casey Cizikas is on a five-game point streak (three goals and two assists).
Thomas Vanek has two goals and one assist in his last two games.
The Islanders penalty kill has struggled this season and is last in the NHL at 70 per cent.
Tonight is the first of two games between these teams this season. New York travels to Winnipeg Tuesday, March 4.