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Pittsburgh Penguins vs Winnipeg Jets

Contemplating these two groups met three nights earlier in Pittsburgh, each the Penguins and Jets ought to have a fairly good scouting report on one another. The Pens knocked off the Jets 2-1 in additional time this previous Thursday night time, in a recreation that noticed the groups mix for 67 pictures as each goaltenders made spotlight reel saves all through the sport.

Moneyline: Jets -115
Date: Sunday, October 29, 7:00pmET
Bell MTS Place, Winnipeg, MB
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The Penguins have owned the Winnipeg Jets for the reason that franchise opened store in 1999. In 60 profession video games face to face, the Penguins are 46-14, and 13- Three for the reason that workforce moved to Winnipeg. Within the final 11 video games, the Penguins are 10 -1 and are at the moment on a 4 recreation profitable streak towards the Jets, outscoring them 16 to 9 alongside the way in which.
Pittsburgh Penguins
This would be the second recreation of a again to again for the Penguins Sunday night time, and the second recreation of a 5 recreation street journey. Final night time in Minnesota, the Pens fell to the Wild 2-1. Matt Murray recorded the loss stopping 27 pictures in a good recreation and due to the consecutive video games for the Penguins, count on backup Casey DeSmith to make his first Nationwide Hockey League begin Sunday night. DeSmith was lately known as up from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton earlier this week, and was Three-Zero with a Zero.98 goals-against common and a .965 save share (with one shutout) within the AHL. Of observe, Phil Kessel has 10 factors (three targets, seven assists) prior to now eight video games. Sidney Crosby has performed in 33 profession video games towards the Winnipeg Jets franchise, scoring 16 targets, and 26 assists.
Winnipeg Jets
The Jets return residence after again to again 2-1 additional time losses to each Pittsburgh (Thursday) and Columbus (Friday). The Jets are at the moment making an attempt to work their approach by a scoring drought. They sit 22nd within the league in targets (2.67gpg) and 28th in pictures on purpose (29.6spg). Gamers who didn't document a degree within the quick two recreation street journey embrace a who’s who on the workforce – Blake Wheeler, Mark Scheifele, Nik Ehlers, Patrik Laine, Kyle Connor and Dustin Byfuglien. One optimistic was the Jets’ penalty killing. They went Eight-for-Eight within the two video games. Steve Mason performed his finest recreation of the season Friday within the loss, however count on Connor Hellebuyck to start out Sunday. Within the final two years, Hellebuyck has confronted the Penguins 4 instances, dropping three of them (permitting 11 targets), whereas shutting out the Pens 1-Zero again in December of 2015.
Pittsburgh Penguins at Winnipeg Jets Prediction
Jets 5 – Penguins four
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