Make it special Although the Jets have the second-ranked power play in the NHL, it hasn’t been as efficient on the road, the Jets are in the middle of the pack on the road (19.5 % compared to 25.6 % overall) and the Wild boast the top home penalty killing efficiency (92.8 %).
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‘Hawks have Jets’ number
Minnesota connection Two members of the Jets leadership group have strong ties to the Minnesota area and they’ve also been productive against the Wild during the course of their careers. Dustin Byfuglien, who was born in Roseau, Minn., has eight goals and 31 points in 38 games, while Wheeler, who starred for the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers and grew up in Robbinsdale, Minn., has 11 goals and 25 points in 29 games against the Wild.