The Winnipeg Jets had targets from seven totally different gamers as they gained their second recreation in a row to shut out the homestand.

The Jets lastly solved their first interval scoring woes as they beat the Colorado Avalanche 7-Four on Tuesday at Bell MTS Place.


Blake Wheeler, Mark Scheifele, Jacob Trouba, and Tyler Myers all had multi-point video games within the win. Wheeler had a four-point night time with a objective and three assists, whereas Scheifele and Trouba every had one objective and two helpers. Myers recorded a pair of assists.

Mathieu Perreault, Kyle Connor, Bryan Little, and Andrew Copp had the opposite Jets’ markers.

The win moved the Jets again forward of the Nashville Predators for first place within the Central Division.

After going six straight video games with out scoring within the opening interval, the Jets notched a pair of first interval markers in a back-and-forth contest.

“We acquired up slightly bit they usually type of crept again in,” Trouba mentioned. “And going into the third we had been in an honest spot, and we needed to benefit from the place we put ourselves in, and we performed a reasonably good third interval.”

The Jets scored seven targets on solely 21 photographs, together with three powerplay markers, and a shorthanded tally. They completed the night time 3-for-Four on the person benefit.

It was a recreation of massive momentum swings, however the Jets managed to trip the wave to the win.

“You’re not feeling superb in your locker room in between the second and third,” head coach Paul Maurice mentioned.

“It’s not the errors that change the momentum — it’s what you do after the momentum has modified. I consider that. They deserved to be 4-Three after two. They capitalized on a pair errors, however we got here out proper and put ourselves again in a robust place.”

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Gabriel Landeskog scored twice for the Avalanche. Additionally they acquired targets from Carl Soderberg and Ryan Graves. Nathan MacKinnon and Tyson Barrie every had a pair of assists.

The Avs badly outshot Winnipeg 41-21 however Connor Hellebuyck made 37 stops. Colorado goalie Philipp Grubauer made solely 14 saves.

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The Jets killed off an early Avs powerplay, and opened the scoring simply previous the three-minute mark. Brandon Tanev noticed a streaking Perreault and he beat Grubauer for the sport’s first objective. Dmitry Kulikov had the opposite help on Perreault’s ninth objective of the season.

The Jets prolonged their lead on the powerplay with six minutes left within the opening interval. Wheeler related with Connor on the high of the crease. He missed on his first try, however rapidly despatched within the free puck. It was Connor’s 15th objective of the season with Trouba additionally drawing an help on the Jets’ second objective.

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The Avalanche quickly went to work on the person benefit, and Tyson Barrie’s level shot was tipped in by Landeskog parked out entrance of Hellebuyck. MacKinnon additionally had an help on the powerplay objective. Landeskog’s 26th of the season had the Avs down by just one after 20 minutes of play. The photographs had been 14-7 in favour of Colorado.

The Jets discovered themselves shorthanded once more early within the second interval. However Wheeler and Mark Scheifele labored an ideal give-and-go as Wheeler buried the go from Scheifele for his seventh objective of the season. Trouba earned his second help of the sport because the Jets took a 3-1 benefit.

Simply three minutes later the Jets struck once more. Little picked the highest nook on Grubauer for the powerplay objective. Myers and Josh Morrissey had the assists on Little’s eighth objective of the marketing campaign, and the Jets led by three.

With slightly below 4 minutes left within the center body the Avalanche minimize into the lead. Soderberg got here busting into the Jets zone and lifted the puck previous Hellebuyck. Brandon’s Matt Calvert and Erik Johnson had the helpers for Colorado.

The Avalanche scored once more simply 93 seconds later. After a scramble across the Jets internet, Graves tucked it in on the wrap round previous a stretched out Hellebuyck. It was Graves’ second objective of the season and abruptly it was a one-goal recreation.

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The Jets restored their two-goal lead early in interval quantity three. Myers put the puck in the direction of the online. It ended up on the stick of Copp, and he tucked it in for his third objective of season. Brendan Lemieux had an help as properly.

Winnipeg added an insurance coverage marker with beneath 10 minutes left to play. Wheeler despatched in Scheifele on their lonesome on the breakaway. Scheifele’s first shot was stopped, however he batted within the rebound out of mid-air for his 23rd of the season.

The Avs crept nearer with beneath 4 minutes remaining. MacKinnon’s shot was re-directed by Landeskog for his second of the sport. MacKinnon and Barrie had the assists to drag the Avs inside two targets.

However Trouba scored into the empty internet with 1:06 left to offer the Jets the 7-Four victory.

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Dustin Byfuglien and Nikolaj Ehlers each missed the sport with accidents, whereas Nic Petan and Sami Niku had been additionally scratched for Winnipeg.

The Jets subsequent see motion on Thursday in Minnesota.

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