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Winnipeg Jets vs. Toronto Maple Leafs NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 3/31/2022

The Winnipeg Jets takes on the Toronto Maple Leafs on 3/31/2022 at 07:05 PM.

Winnipeg Jets and Toronto Maple Leafs face off today. The Winnipeg Jets has a record of 33.0-25.0 this season. The Toronto Maple Leafs is 42.0-19.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Winnipeg Jets Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.3 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 2.8 penalty kill situations per game and they have kept penalties down relative to the rest of the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 75.52%, which is below average.

Opponents take 32.7 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 3.0 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 21.74% of their shots on the power play.

They take 32.6 shots per game regardless of situation and the shots taken are less likely to find the net than most NHL teams.

Toronto Maple Leafs Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.5 goals per game in even strength situations. Opponents shoot 0.4 shots per game in power play situations per game against them, which is among the lowest in the NHL. Opponents force Toronto Maple Leafs into 2.8 penalty kill situations per game and they have kept penalties down relative to the rest of the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 83.96%, which is above average.

Opponents take 30.7 shots per game regardless of situation. They are doing an above average job denying shot attempts in volume and they are below average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Toronto Maple Leafs 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 0.8 goals per game in power play situations. They are an above average team when they have an advantage. Thus far, they have had 2.6 power play opportunities per game this season and that places them among the worst at getting power play opportunities. This means that they score on 29.31% of their shots on the power play, which makes them a pretty tough team on the power play.

They take 34.6 shots per game regardless of situation, they are getting their share of shot attempts and they are average in their shot quality.

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 0.0 this season. He has scored 11 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 19 assists this season. This puts him at 30 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 7.6% 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 3.0 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 among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 82 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 14.5% 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 6.0 this season. He has scored 3 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 26 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 29 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 2.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The Toronto Maple Leafs Roster

The Players to Watch for Toronto Maple Leafs

Morgan Rielly D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 9.0 this season. He has scored 8 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 46 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 54 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 4.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

T.J. Brodie D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 16.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 4 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 17 assists this season. This puts him at 21 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 7.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Auston Matthews C

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 11.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 49 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 36 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 85 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 17.7% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Winnipeg Jets vs. Toronto Maple Leafs Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Winnipeg Jets 2 Toronto Maple Leafs 3

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