Golden Knights host the Jets after shootout victory
(AP) - Winnipeg Jets (4-3-2, third in the Central Division) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (9-0-1, first in the Pacific Division)
Paradise, Nevada; Thursday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Winnipeg Jets visit the Vegas Golden Knights after the Golden Knights beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 in a shootout.
Vegas had a 51-22-9 record overall and a 34-18-1 record in home games last season. The Golden Knights had a 20.3% power play success rate last season, scoring 42 goals on 207 chances.
Winnipeg had a 46-33-3 record overall and a 21-22-1 record in road games last season. The Jets averaged 3.3 power-play chances per game last season, and converted on 19.3% (52 total power-play goals).
INJURIES: Golden Knights: Zach Whitecloud: out (upper body), Isaiah Saville: out (undisclosed), Daniil Miromanov: out (undisclosed), Nicolas Roy: out (undisclosed).
Jets: Gabriel Vilardi: out (knee), Ville Heinola: out (ankle).
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