Thorburn to play 700th game tonight


Chris Thorburn of the Winnipeg Jets is going to be setting a personal record tonight as he plays his 700th game in the NHL.

The Jets, who are 9-7-2, are taking on the Philadelphia Flyers who are 7-7-3, so it should be a close game.

Thorburn, who made another career best the other night by scoring his 50th goal of his career. Although it was his first point of the season, it was against Corey Crawford and a tough Chicago Blackhawks.

This scrapper had dropped the gloves for three straight games previously and has helped the Jets to a much better start this season.

Look to see if Thorburn will get his 125th career point, as his fans cheer him on.