The Jets have gone 36-11 here at home for the year and they have averaged 3.74 gpg and have allowed 2.43 gpg in those games.
Tom Vecchio previews the NHL Western Conference Finals from a fantasy perspective. Vegas ended up with 109 points in what's been called a fairytale campaign for an expansion team. Byfuglien's 18 penalty minutes are the most among surviving players ... (It was) a big emotional win by the Jets last game to keep their season alive, they're going to be extremely excited to keep it going tonight. Also defending for the Predators is Roman Josi (59), of Switzerland.
Victories by the Golden Knights and the Capitals in their conference finals would set up a matchup against Prior's old team with the Stanley Cup on the line. Two of those games were with Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury out with an injury.
The series also pits two hot goaltenders against each other in Jets Connor Hellebuyck and veteran Marc-Andre Fleury, who's been in 125 playoffs games compared to Hellebuyck's 12.
Winnipeg's Connor Hellebuyck is a Vezina Trophy finalist after a regular season that included 44 wins and a 2.36 goals-against average.
Fleury had five days off in between series while Hellebuyck will have had just 48 hours to prepare for one of the fastest and most potent offenses in the league.
"When you have games like (Thursday), you crawl out of bed, you're a little bit groggy, but you're excited", Wheeler said. "I'm proud to be where we are right now".
The Jets have some of the best scoring depth of any team in the National Hockey League, led by 44-goal scorer Patrik Laine. The Jets' second line wasn't far behind, with Laine, Stastny and Nikolaj Ehlers scoring 183 points. She says many in Vegas don't know where Winnipeg is.
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The Golden Knights exposed this weakness in the first round with Kings goalie Jonathan Quick. He has blocked 24 shots overall, second on team to Brayden McNabb's 31 ...
It's been a Cinderella story for the Vegas Golden Knights, except even more grand.
The broadcaster said viewership peaked for Thursday's Game 7 sudden death showdown between the NHL's top two regular-season teams. Even if the Jets do lose, the victor of this series will finally end the Golden Knights search for the elusive Holy Grail.
Thousands of Jets fans ringed the blocks around Bell MTS Place for whiteout street parties at home games, but some changes have been made for the next series. His best moment came against the San Joe Sharks when he scored the overtime victor in Game 3 of the second round.
Remembering his team is still in the Stanley Cup playoffs will do that.
After both teams wrapped up two rounds against divisional opponents, it shouldn't take long to find out what style of game each club wants to play, even though they haven't faced one another since February 1.
The Capitals' postseason history with the Penguins - all-time, they've lost nine out of 10 series against their Metropolitan Division rival - is so well-documented that it barely needs mentioning.
Kelly knows Vegas is an outstanding 4-1 on the road this postseason after going 22-19 outside T-Mobile Arena during the regular season. "We had talked about what (home ice) meant and as this series wore on, it became evident that nothing really mattered".