Article content Centre-turned-winger Paul Stastny broke open a 3-2 game midway through the third period and linemate Blake Wheeler added an empty-netter as the Jets improved to 14-7-1. Wheeler, Kyle Connor and Mark Scheifele had three-point nights, while Brossoit stopped 31 of 33 shots to improve his career record to 4-0 against his hometown team, 4-1 on the season. For the complete summary, click here.
In those 11 games, they have three wins and one of the worst on-ice shooting percentages in hockey. Their performance over the last month reminds me of the 2019-20 Los Angeles Kings. Last season, the Kings were one of the best possession teams in hockey, but their lack of talent led them to have the second-worst on-ice shooting percentage in hockey.
The Jets finished Monday’s 4-0 loss to Vancouver with Dubois moved down to centre the second line, between Nik Ehlers and Kyle Connor, while Stastny took an unusual place on the left side of the top line, next to Mark Scheifele and Blake Wheeler. That idea that I finished with was probably the first thing that I wrote down after the trade, that that’s the way it would look,” Maurice said before Tuesday’s rematch with the Canucks. So I do want to see it for a while.