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Chicago takes on Winnipeg in division showdown

March 20, 2022 GMT

Winnipeg Jets (28-24-10, sixth in the Central) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (22-31-9, seventh in the Central)

Chicago; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Blackhawks +110, Jets -131; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: Chicago plays Winnipeg in a matchup of Central teams.

The Blackhawks are 4-12-5 against opponents from the Central. Chicago is last in the Western Conference shooting 28.5 shots per game.

The Jets are 11-6-5 against the rest of their division. Winnipeg has scored 190 goals and ranks eighth in the Western Conference averaging 3.1 goals per game. Kyle Connor leads the team with 38.

In their last meeting on Feb. 14, Chicago won 3-1.

TOP PERFORMERS: Alex DeBrincat leads the Blackhawks with 34 goals and has 55 points. Dylan Strome has seven goals and five assists over the last 10 games for Chicago.

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Connor leads the Jets with 73 points, scoring 38 goals and adding 35 assists. Blake Wheeler has eight assists over the last 10 games for Winnipeg.

LAST 10 GAMES: Blackhawks: 4-5-1, averaging 3.7 goals, 6.1 assists, 4.3 penalties and 9.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.6 goals per game with an .892 save percentage.

Jets: 6-3-1, averaging 4.1 goals, 6.8 assists, 3.9 penalties and 10.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game with an .899 save percentage.

INJURIES: Blackhawks: Connor Murphy: out (concussion protocol).

Jets: None listed.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.