Connor and Winnipeg take on Boston
Boston Bruins (37-19-5, fourth in the Atlantic) vs. Winnipeg Jets (28-23-10, sixth in the Central)
Winnipeg, Manitoba; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Kyle Connor leads Winnipeg into a matchup against Boston. He currently ranks ninth in the league with 72 points, scoring 38 goals and totaling 34 assists.
The Jets are 16-11-2 on their home ice. Winnipeg ranks 17th in the NHL with 32.9 shots per game and is averaging 3.1 goals.
The Bruins are 19-9-3 in road games. Boston ranks 10th in the Eastern Conference averaging 3.0 goals per game, led by David Pastrnak with 33.
In their last meeting on Jan. 22, Boston won 3-2.
TOP PERFORMERS: Connor has 72 total points for the Jets, 38 goals and 34 assists. Mark Scheifele has five goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Winnipeg.
Matt Grzelcyk leads the Bruins with a plus-16 in 54 games this season. Craig Smith has eight goals over the last 10 games for Boston.
LAST 10 GAMES: Jets: 6-3-1, averaging 4.2 goals, 7.1 assists, 3.9 penalties and 10 penalty minutes while giving up 3.6 goals per game with an .890 save percentage.
Bruins: 7-2-1, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.5 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.9 penalty minutes while allowing 2.3 goals per game with a .916 save percentage.
INJURIES: Jets: Andrew Copp: day to day (head).
Bruins: None listed.