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RBC Center, 6 p.m.
TV: TSN Jets
Radio: TSN 1290
About the Jets
Head into the game three points out of a playoff spot and 10th in the Eastern Conference after the Capitals picked up a point in an OT loss to the Pens on Sunday. The Caps have 53 points, the Leafs 51 and Winnipeg 50... Winnipeg is 2-1-1 in its last four... This is the fourth of six meetings between the two clubs: the Jets have won all three previous... G Chris Mason has picked up the win in all three games vs. the Canes. He is 5-2-1 with a 1.39 GAA and one shutout in eight games against Carolina.
About the Hurricanes
Carolina is last in the conference with a 17-24-9 record and is 4-3-3 in its last 10... Here's a big reason the Canes have fallen in the standings: Last year they were 12-8-4 vs. Southeast opponents, this season they are 3-8-2... Carolina is an impressive 7-2-1 in its last 10 home games... The Canes are second in the NHL with eight short-handed goals... Jeff Skinner has nine points (3G, 6A) in eight career games vs. the Thrashers/Jets; Eric Staal has 51 points (20G, 31A) in 51 games vs. the Atl/Wpg franchise.