Game 37: Islanders 5 Jets 2 post-game report
The Jets are now 20-11-6 after 37 games on the season.
For those who would like to take a deeper dive into the advanced stats here are the results from tonight’s game via Natural Stat Trick.
– Jets got off to a slow start and allowed two goals in 49 seconds early in the 1st period;
– Tucker Poolman scored his first NHL (as well as first professional) goal of his career;
– Bryan Little matched Chris Thorburn’s franchise record of 709 games played for Atlanta/Winnipeg;
– Islanders rookie Matt Barzal had a natural hat trick against the Jets.
Coach Maurice: On chasing the game. Difficulty in scoring of late. Running on fumes. Shuffling of the lines.
Audio courtesy of TSN 1290 Winnipeg.