Islanders visit the Jets after Nelson’s 4-goal game
New York Islanders (4-2-2, sixth in the Metropolitan) vs. Winnipeg Jets (6-2-2, second in the Central)
Winnipeg, Manitoba; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Jets -110, Islanders -110; over/under is 5.5
BOTTOM LINE: The Winnipeg Jets host New York after Brock Nelson scored four goals in the Islanders’ 6-2 victory against the Canadiens.
Winnipeg finished 30-23-3 overall and 13-13-2 at home during the 2020-21 season. The Jets scored 170 total goals last season, 37 on power plays and three shorthanded.
New York finished 32-17-7 overall in the 2020-21 season while going 11-13-4 on the road. The Islanders scored 152 total goals last season averaging 2.7 per game.
The matchup Saturday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.
INJURIES: Jets: Connor Hellebuyck: day to day (illness).
Islanders: None listed.