The Blackhawks are 4-3-2 at home. Chicago has converted on 14% of power-play opportunities, scoring seven power-play goals.
Share All sharing options Share All sharing options for: Game Recap: Winnipeg Jets Emerge Victorious Against the Vancouver Canucks Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email James Carey Lauder-USA TODAY Sports If injury lists earned you standing points, Winnipeg would be near the top of the table. The Jets are battered, bruised, and looking fairly frail these days. The ear-drum puncture of Bryan Little, which will likely sideline the centre for some time, was only the latest in a long sequence of unfortunate events. Winnipeg feels a bit cursed this season, but nothing cures an ailment quite like home ice. The Jets had the fortune of welcoming the Vancouver Canucks to the clean-faced crowd inhabiting the Bell MTS Place.
The Maple Leafs are 3-3-0 in road games. Toronto has scored 10 power-play goals, converting on 16.4% of chances.
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TOP PERFORMERS: Patrick Kane leads the Blackhawks with 17 points, scoring six goals and adding 11 assists. Dylan Strome has totalled 7 points over the last 10 games for Chicago.
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Mitchell Marner leads the Maple Leafs with 14 total assists and has recorded 18 points. Auston Matthews has recorded 13 points over the last 10 games for Toronto.
LAST 10 GAMES: Maple Leafs: 5-2-3, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.6 assists, 4.2 penalties and 8.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .919 save percentage.
Blackhawks: 3-4-3, averaging 2.2 goals, 3.9 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .929 save percentage.
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It’s a thankless job, but it’s one that Chris Tanev happily does. For him, laying down in front of a 100+ mph slap shot is just another day at the office; although, Tanev admits it’d be nice to block shots with his shinpads, rather than his face.
The Canucks’ last two games have seen Tanev exit with an injury, only to make a miraculous return a total of three times. The first time, against in Chicago, Tanev exited in the first period and did not return for the rest of the night. Canucks’ management and fans alike feared the worst after seeing a player like Tanev, who has battled injuries in the past, have to exit a game.
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The Canucks called up Jalen Chatfield the next day, but Tanev shocked everyone when he said that he was good to go for the second leg of the Canucks’ back-to-back in Winnipeg. Then he fearlessly blocked a one-timer from Patrik Laine that left him hobbling around the ice on one leg, trying to defend without a stick.
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Tanev went to the Canucks’ dressing room, but once he found out it wasn’t broken, he was right back out there, doing whatever he could to help his team win. For Tanev, that means blocking shots, and wouldn’t you know it, in his first shift back, Tanev was doing just that as if he had forgotten about the shot that immobilized him just 10 minutes prior.
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Tanev then didn’t come out with his team to start the third period, but miraculously didn’t miss a shift. When Quinn Hughes hopped over the boards, the end at Bell MTS Place that lead to the visitor’s dressing room swung open, and out came Chris Tanev.
It’s a shame this wasn’t a home game, or a game with more Canucks fans in the crowd, because Tanev would have surely gotten a standing ovation. Instead, fans took to Twitter to show him love, and his teammate, Troy Stecher gave a small glimpse during the second intermission into what his teammates thought of Tanev’s heroics.
“He’s just a savage. I can’t say enough good things about him; just as a person, he’s one of the best teammates I’ve ever had. Any time you see one of your teammates do that night after night, you just have so much respect for him. He’s a warrior, and he’s amazing at what he does.” -Troy Stecher
Winnipeg made changes to its top two lines because of veteran centre Bryan Littles injury in Tuesdays loss to New Jersey. The puck from a one-timer shot by teammate Ehlers hit Little near his left ear, perforating his eardrum.
The high praise for Tanev from his teammates continued after the game, but Tanev shrugged it all off. Again, it’s just another day at the office for The Savage Warrior:
Nov 8, 2019 Connor, Jets beat Canucks for 9th straight time Kyle Connor had a goal and an assist as the Winnipeg Jets handed the Vancouver Canucks their third straight loss with a 4-1 victory on Friday. The Canadian Press
Tanev deserves every bit of love he’s getting from Canucks fans, as the veteran defender has found success playing on a defence pairing with rookie Quinn Hughes. The two have looked good alongside one another, and as Hughes proclaimed back in October, Canucks fans have yet to see just how good Tanev is.
J.T. Miller scored his team-leading eighth goal of the season for the Canucks (9-5-3), whove gone 0-2-1 in their past three outings. Miller has two goals and a pair of assists in a four-game point streak.
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Although he seldom drops the gloves, there should be little doubt that Tanev is one of the toughest Canucks of all time.
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