Jets have chance to bury Capitals in rare back-to-back encounter

Kyle Wellwood (13) of the Winnipeg Jets says his team has a chance to bury the Washington Capitals...

Kyle Wellwood (13) of the Winnipeg Jets says his team has a chance to bury the Washington Capitals in the standings if they can sweep games against them Thursday and Friday. That won't be easy though as back-to-backs are among the toughest games on a schedule.

PAUL FRIESEN, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 9:19 PM ET

Who brought the AHL back when we weren’t looking?

It’s those noted farm teams, Winnipeg and Washington, locking horns at Portage and Hargrave, Thursday and Friday, in that minor-league staple, the back-to-back.

Buy one program, and keep it for the next night, free.

For the teams, it’s not nearly as simple. A win one night usually means a loss the next, and vice-versa.


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