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Munz: Jets conclude home schedule vs. Bruins on TSN Jets, 1290

Brian Munz
4/10/2014 1:59:31 PM
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The Winnipeg Jets conclude the home portion of their regular season schedule tonight with a 7:00pm ct start against the Boston Bruins at MTS Centre.

The (35-35-10) Jets have 80 points and are also playing .500 hockey on home ice this season with a 17-17-6 record.

Michael Hutchinson will start his second straight game in goal.  He made 16-of-17 saves Monday in his NHL debut losing 1-0 to Minnesota.

Jets Projected Lines:

Kane-Little-Frolik
Tangradi-Jokinen-Wheeler
Halischuk-Slater-O'Dell
Peluso-Cormier-Klingberg

Enstrom-Postma
Stuart-Trouba
Pardy-Redmond

Blake Wheeler and Bryan Little are currently tied for the Jets lead in assists at 40.

Wheeler is one point shy of 300 in his NHL career.

Jacob Trouba continues to lead all NHL rookies with an average ice time of 22:40 per game.

Tonight is the final stop on a two game road trip for Boston.  They lost 4-3 in a shootout in Minnesota Tuesday night.

The (53-18-8) Bruins have an NHL best 114 points.  They lead the Eastern Conference by seven points over Pittsburgh and are two up on Western Conference leading Anaheim.

Tuukka Rask is expected to start in goal.

Bruins Projected Lines:

Lucic-Krejci-Iginla
Marchand-Spooner-Smith
Paille-Soderberg-Eriksson
Caron-Campbell-Thornton

Chara-Hamilton
Meszaros-Boychuk
Krug-Miller

Patrice Bergeron has 16 points, including 10 goals in his last 12 games.

Loui Eriksson has one goal and four assists in his last two games.

Boston has the third ranked power play in the NHL at 21%.

This is the second and final meeting of the season between these teams.  Torey Krug had two goals and an assist as Boston were 4-1 winners on home ice January 4th.

Following tonight's game, the Jets fly to Calgary and close out the season tomorrow night at 8:00ct against the Flames (TSN Jets, TSN 1290).

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.

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