Detroit takes on Winnipeg on 12-game slide

Winnipeg Jets (19-10-2, third in the Central Division) vs. Detroit Red Wings (7-22-3, eighth in the Atlantic Division)

Detroit; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Detroit comes into the matchup with Winnipeg as losers of 12 games in a row.

The Red Wings are 4-11-1 at home. Detroit is the last-ranked team in the league averaging just 3.7 assists per game. Tyler Bertuzzi leads them with 15 total assists.

The Jets are 10-5-1 in road games. Winnipeg has given up 17 power-play goals, killing 77.6% of opponent chances.

In their last meeting on Dec. 10, Winnipeg won 5-1. Blake Wheeler recorded a team-high 2 points for the Jets.

TOP PERFORMERS: Bertuzzi leads the Red Wings with 10 goals, adding 15 assists and collecting 25 points. Robby Fabbri has scored four goals over the last 10 games for Detroit.

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Jack Roslovic leads the Jets with a plus-nine in 31 games played this season. Mark Scheifele has scored six goals over the last 10 games for Winnipeg.

LAST 10 GAMES: Jets: 7-2-1, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.8 assists, 4.6 penalties and 11.7 penalty minutes while giving up 1.8 goals per game with a .943 save percentage.

Red Wings: 0-10-0, averaging 1.6 goals, 2.7 assists, 4.1 penalties and 8.5 penalty minutes while giving up 4.2 goals per game with a .877 save percentage.

INJURIES: Red Wings: Andreas Athanasiou: day to day (undisclosed).

Jets: None listed.

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

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