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Colorado Avalanche vs. Winnipeg Jets NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 4/8/2022

The Colorado Avalanche takes on the Winnipeg Jets on 4/8/2022 at 07:05 PM.

Colorado Avalanche and Winnipeg Jets face off today. The Colorado Avalanche has a record of 50.0-14.0 this season. The Winnipeg Jets is 33.0-28.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Colorado Avalanche Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.1 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them as an above average defensive team in these situations. Opponents shoot 0.6 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force Colorado Avalanche into 2.9 penalty kill situations per game. They have a penalty kill rate of 78.92%, which is below average.

Opponents take 31.7 shots per game regardless of situation and their opponents are not getting the best shot quality.

Colorado Avalanche Team Offense Preview

They score 2.8 goals per game in even strength situations. They have an above average offense in 5v5 action. They score 0.9 goals per game in power play situations. They are punishing opponents that commit penalties. Thus far, they have had 3.4 power play opportunities per game this season, they do a good job drawing penalties or they happen to draw reckless opponents. This means that they score on 25.1% of their shots on the power play, which makes them a good team with the advantage on the ice.

They take 35.3 shots per game regardless of situation, they are getting their share of shot attempts and their shot quality is rather decent.

Winnipeg Jets Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.2 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them as an above average defensive team in these situations. Opponents shoot 0.7 shots per game in power play situations per game against them. Opponents force Winnipeg Jets into 2.9 penalty kill situations per game. They have a penalty kill rate of 75.12%, which is among the worst in the NHL.

Opponents take 32.9 shots per game regardless of situation and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Winnipeg Jets Team Offense Preview




They score 2.3 goals per game in even strength situations. They have a below average offense by NHL standards. They score 0.7 goals per game in power play situations. They are average in power play situations, nothing special here. Thus far, they have had 3.1 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 21.0% of their shots on the power play.

They take 32.4 shots per game regardless of situation and the shots taken are less likely to find the net than most NHL teams.

The Colorado Avalanche Roster

The Players to Watch for Colorado Avalanche

Cale Makar D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 40.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 24 goals this season, which is makes him a strong scoring threat and he has 51 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 75 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 11.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Devon Toews D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 48.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 13 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 40 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 53 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 8.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Mikko Rantanen RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 31.0 this season, this puts him among the best in the NHL. He has scored 35 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 49 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 84 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 15.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The Winnipeg Jets Roster

The Players to Watch for Winnipeg Jets

Josh Morrissey D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is -4.0 this season, his impact has not necessarily been positive yet. He has scored 11 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 20 assists this season. This puts him at 31 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 7.1% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Kyle Connor LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 0.0 this season. He has scored 41 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 41 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 82 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 14.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Neal Pionk D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 9.0 this season. He has scored 3 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 27 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 30 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 2.4% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Colorado Avalanche vs. Winnipeg Jets Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Colorado Avalanche 2 Winnipeg Jets 4

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