The New York Jets have a big goal scoring advantage heading into their game against the Vancouver Canucks at MSG on Sunday, as they have a team-high five players who have scored at least one goal this season.
Here are the top five goal scoring teams heading into the game on Sunday:Ryan Miller (5 goals)Travis Konecny (4 goals)Nikolaj Ehlers (3 goals)Antti Niemi (2 goals)Patrick Sharp (2 assists)Matt Hackett (2 points)Kane MacLellan (1 point)This is the Jets top scoring group.
The Jets have four players with at least five points this season, which is a feat they have not accomplished since the 2014-15 season.
That includes forward Zach Bogosian, who has four goals in the last three games.
The Jets are coming off their first three wins of the season, and their third consecutive win against the Canucks, who have lost six straight games.
They also have five players with 10 points or more in the past four games, including two players who are tied for the team lead in goals (Konecson and Ehlers).
This is where the Jets are ranked right now.
The Canucks have the NHL’s best goal scoring offense at 26.3 goals per game, which ranks ninth.
The top two teams in that category are the Winnipeg Jets (26.5), New York Islanders (26) and Anaheim Ducks (26).
The Jets, though, have a much more difficult task on their hands against the Sedins.
They will be coming off a 5-1 loss to the Dallas Stars, and have dropped four straight.
The Sedins are currently sitting in fourth place in the NHL in goals against per game at 2.33.