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Florida Panthers Visit Winnipeg Jets: Facts And Figures

Tonight marks Florida’s 16th attempt to secure a four game winning streak since their last such run, in March of 2008. They’ll have to do it without Jet killer Kris Versteeg, who didn’t make the trip due to a lower body injury.

Common Thread:
Panthers defenseman Mike Weaver played 57 games over three seasons for the team when they were still based out of Atlanta. He tallied six assists with a minus-six rating and 30 penalty minutes.

Jets left winger Tanner Glass played 44 games for Florida over two seasons, scoring one goal and one assist with a minus-five rating and 46 penalty minutes.

Jets left winger Kenndal McArdle played 33 games over three seasons for the Panthers, scoring one goal and two assists with a minus-eight rating and 47 penalty minutes.

Team Milestones:
Tomas Fleischmann currently has 20 goals, and will move into a tie with Jason Garrison in 49th with his next. Kris Versteeg sits in 48th, with 22.
Shawn Matthias moves past Mike Van Ryn into 45th with his next goal, number 26.
Mike Santorelli moves into a tie for 37th with Niklas Hagman if goal number 30 happens tonight.
Ed Jovanovski will tie Richard Zednik in 32nd with his 32nd goal.
Two more goals for Stephen Weiss will move him into a tie for fourth with Nathan Horton, at 142.

Brian Campbell’s 40th assist will tie him in 49th with Terry Carkner.
Ed Jovanovski’s next assist will give him 61, moving him past Dave Lowry into 28th.

Team Leaders:
Mike Weaver, Brian Campbell, Tomas Fleischmann – 62

Kris Versteeg – 22
Tomas Fleischmann – 20
Stephen Weiss – 16

Brian Campbell – 39
Stephen Weiss – 30
Kris Versteeg – 27

Kris Versteeg – 49
Tomas Fleischmann, Stephen Weiss – 46

Jason Garrison, Stephen Weiss – plus-8
Mikael Samuelsson – plus-5

Point Shares:
Jose Theodore – 7.2
Brian Campbell, Jason Garrison – 6.6
Kris Versteeg – 6.2
Tomas Fleischmann – 5.4
Stephen Weiss – 5.3

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