2021-05-06
Winnipeg Jets
Calgary Flames
League : NHL

Calgary Flames vs Winnipeg Jets Prediction & Preview



 

 

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The Winnipeg Jets will be trying to snap their seven-game losing streak when they face the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. The Jets are coming off a 2-1 loss to Ottawa. The Flames are coming off a 4-1 loss to Edmonton.

Calgary is 5-4-1 in its last 10 games against Winnipeg.

 

Jets Going For Second Consecutive Win Over Flames

The Jets won the season series between the two teams, winning five of the eight games they have played. They have lost their last seven games and will try to end the streak with another win over the Flames, which will give them their second straight win over Calgary.

 

Winnipeg has played well offensively, averaging 3.02 goals per game. They scored one goal on 29 shots in their last game.

Josh Morrissey scored the lone goal for Winnipeg, while Blake Wheeler and Neal Pionk picked up an assist.

Winnipeg hasn’t been as good defensively, giving up 2.8 goals per game. They gave up two goals in their last game and will need to play better if they want to win this game. 

Flames Going For Fourth Win In Six Games

The Flames are trending in the opposite direction of the Jets and they’ve won three of their last five games. They will try to keep the momentum going with a win over the Jets, which will give them their fourth win in their last five games.

 

Calgary is averaging 2.57 goals per game. They finished with one goal on 30 shots in their last game.

Johnny Gaudreau scored Calgary’s only goal, while Matthew Tkachuk and Christopher Tanev picked up an assist.

Calgary isn’t very good defensively, giving up 2.8 goals per game. They gave up four goals in their last game and will need a significantly better effort if they want to get the win.







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