GAME DAY: Jets begin home-and-home vs. Washington JETS GAME NOTES Tonight's Game The Winnipeg Jets welcome the Washington Capitals to MTS Centre tonight, as the Jets conclude a stretch of seven of their first 10 games at home, while the Capitals conclude a four-game western Canada road tripâ€¦The Jets lost 3-1 to the Buffalo Sabres Sunday afternoon to dip below .500 on the season at 4-5-0â€¦Nikolaj Ehlers scored the lone goal in the game for the Jets, who outshot the Sabres 38-28, including 17-7 in the third periodâ€¦The Capitals beat the Calgary Flames Sunday night 3-1 for their second win in a rowâ€¦The return game of this home-and-home set goes Thursday night in Washington, which also begins a three-game road trip for Winnipeg. November Notes After putting up a .500 record or better in November in their first three seasons since coming to Winnipeg, the Jets went 4-9-1 in November last seasonâ€¦The Jets are 24-23-9 in November since 2011 and 91-90-21 all-timeâ€¦The best November in franchise history was in 2009-10 when in Atlanta the Thrashers went 9-3-2 and collected a team record 20 points in 14 gamesâ€¦With 16 games slated for this November, the Jets will set a new franchise record for the most game played in November. Busy November The Jets play 16 games in 29 days during November, including 10 on the roadâ€¦During each of the next three weekends Winnipeg will play three games in four nights and four games in seven nights to end the monthâ€¦The Jets don't have back-to-back days off again until Nov. 21-22 We Meet Again This week's home-and-home series against Washington is the second of three such home-and-home sets the Jets will play this season and second of four occurrences on the schedule in which Winnipeg will play the same team in back-to-back gamesâ€¦This is the only home-and-home that begins at home for the Jetsâ€¦All of the back-to-back games against the same opponent occur before the Christmas breakâ€¦The Jets are 1-1-0 in home-and-home games. Quick Hits - The Jets can avoid losing back-to-back home games for the first time this season with a victory tonight - Winnipeg has allowed at least three goals in seven of their first nine games. - All four of the Jets wins have come in games in which they were outshot (4-2-0)â€¦The Jets are 0-3 when outshooting their opposition. - Winnipeg is 10-for-11 (91%) on the penalty kill in its last two games. - Tonight is the second of five consecutive games for the Jets against Eastern Conference opponentsâ€¦The Jets are 2-2-0 against Eastern teams this season. - In their seven games since Oct. 17, the Jets have taken 225 shots, which is the fifth-most in the NHL during that time frameâ€¦The Jets have also allowed 227 shots since Oct. 17, which is the fourth most in the NHL. - The Jets have scored three or more goals in a game four times and one or no goals in a game four times this season. - Winnipeg is outscoring its opposition 12-6 in third periods and overtime, but have been outscored 13-4 in second periods this season.