Winnipeg Radio


Munz: Jets in Toronto looking to play the spoiler role

Brian Munz
4/5/2014 1:56:48 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

The Winnipeg Jets are in Toronto looking to play the spoiler role tonight in a 6:00ct start at Air Canada Centre.
 
The (34-34-10) Jets have 78 points and were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention following Thursday's loss at home to Pittsburgh.
 
Ondrej Pavelec will start in goal.  He has a 8-4-2 record in 14 games lifetime against the Leafs.
 
Following this morning's pregame skate, head coach Paul Maurice said he has "a couple of game-time decisions" to make with his lineup.
 
Devin Setoguchi took Bryan Little's center spot with Andrew Ladd and Michael Frolik during this morning's skate, however Maurice confirmed Little will play.
 
Jets Projected Lines:
 
Ladd-Little-Frolik
Byfuglien-Jokinen-Wheeler
Kane-O'Dell-Halischuk
Tangradi-Slater-Peluso
 
Enstrom-Postma
Stuart-Trouba
Pardy-Redmond
 
The (38-32-8) Maple Leafs have 84 points and trail Columbus by one point for an Eastern Conference Wild Card playoff spot.
 
James Reimer will start in goal.
 
Toronto is expected to dress 11 forwards and seven defencemen.
 
Maple Leafs Projected Lines:
 
van Riemsdyk-Bozak-Kessel
Kulemin-Kadri-Clarkson
Raymond-Bolland-Lupul
McClement-Bodie

Gunnarsson-Phaneuf
Gardiner-Franson
Gleason-Rielly
Ranger
 
Cody Franson is on a three-game point streak (one goal and three assists).
 
The Leafs have the number one power play on home ice in the NHL at 25 per cent, while the Jets penalty kill on the road is third in the NHL at 86 per cent.
 
This is the second and final meeting of the season between these teams.  Dustin Byfuglien scored the overtime winner January 25 at MTS Centre for a 5-4 Winnipeg win.

The Bloggers: TSN Radio 1290 broadcasters Dennis Beyak and Brian Munz cover the Winnipeg Jets all season long. Manitoba-native Beyak is the play-by-play announcer for Jets regional games on TSN Jets and on TSN Radio 1290. Munz serves as a commentator for Jets broadcasts on TSN Radio 1290. Munz had previously been the voice of the Manitoba Moose.

Jets Links


Jets Headlines


Jets Statistics


Jets Roster


Jets Transactions


Jets Injuries

TSN TweetBox

Podcasts

TSN 1290: Winnipeg Jets Head Coach Paul Maurice Press Conference - Sept 18, 2014

Winnipeg Jets Head Coach Paul Maurice addresses the media to open training camp.

TSN 1290: Hustler and Lawless - Craig Custance - September 10, 2014

Craig Custance discusses Balke Wheeler's comments towards Evander Kane.

TSN 1290: Hustler and Lawless - Blake Wheeler - August 28, 2014

Blake Wheeler looks ahead to the upcoming NHL Season on H&L.


More Podcasts

© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television