Tanev has not been in the lineup since December 20th, but he will replace Drew Stafford (lower-body) tonight vs. Ducks. The 25-year-old winger has two goals and two assists (four points) in 35 games this season.
Pavelec allowed three goals on 37 shots in the Jets’ win over the Blues on Saturday. Pavelec has won each of his first two starts since being recalled from Manitoba (AHL). He has allowed a combined six goals on 70 shots (.914 SV%) and will make his third consecutive start tonight. Anaheim comes in having won five of their last seven.
Laine (concussion) was a full participant on Sunday; will not play on Monday.
Laine has missed the last seven games with a concussion, but took part in Sunday’s practice and is nearing a return. Head coach Paul Maurice said that Laine won’t play on Monday but could be a possibility for Tuesday’s game vs. San Jose. The Jets have went 3-3-1 while averaging 3.43 goals per game without Laine.
Pavelec allowed three goals on 33 shots in the Jets’ win over the Coyotes on Wednesday. Pavelec allowed a goal on the first shot that he faced, but was able to settle in to earn his first win of the season. Despite a solid season debut, Pavelec draws a tougher test this afternoon with Vladimir Tarasenko and the Blues in town.
Laine (concussion) resumed skating on Wednesday; remains without a timetable for his return.
Laine will miss his sixth consecutive game on Wednesday, but he skated this morning for the first time since suffering a concussion on January 7th. Head coach Paul Maurice said Laine remains without a timetable for his return, but monitor his status heading into Saturday’s game vs. the Blues.
Pavelec was sent to the Manitoba Moose (AHL) at the start of the season and was recalled on Tuesday to try and patch up the Jets’ crease. The veteran netminder has gone 8-7-2 with a 2.78 GAA and .917 SV% in 18 games with Manitoba and tonight he makes his season debut vs. the Coyotes. Pavelec has appeared in 371 career NHL games and posted a .907 career SV%.
The Jets have recalled Ondrej Pavelec from Manitoba (AHL).
The Jets’ duo of Connor Hellebuyck and Michael Hutchinson have combined for the league’s fifth worst goals against average (3.06). The Jets have recalled Pavelec in an attempt to stop the bleeding and provide the crease with some stability. the 29-year-old has gone 8-7-2 with a 2.78 GAA and .917 SV% in 18 games with Manitoba this season. In 33 games with the Jets last year, Pavelec went 13-13-4 with a 2.78 GAA and .904 SV%.
Hutchinson will start Monday afternoon in San Jose.
Hutchinson allowed three goals on 38 shots in the Jets’ loss in Los Angeles on Saturday. Hutchinson has not recorded a win since December 22nd and is 4-9-3 with a 3.18 GAA and .896 SV% in 14 starts and five relief appearances this season. This afternoon he faces a Sharks team that has lost five of their last seven.
The Jets have placed Patrik Laine (concussion) on injured reserve.
Laine will miss his third straight game with a concussion and remains without a timetable for his return. Laine’s movement to IR created a roster spot too recall Julien Melchiori to be recalled from Manitoba (AHL).
Hellebuyck will start Wednesday vs. the Canadiens.
Hellebuyck stopped all 28 shots in the Jets’ shutout win over the Flames on Monday. Hellebuyck has won four of his six starts while posting a 2.52 GAA, .923 SV% and one shutout. Tonight he will make his sixth straight start and comes in with a 10-5-1 with a 2.32 GAA and .924 SV% on home-ice this season.