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post-game report

Game 1: Jets 5 Blues 1 post-game recap

Post-game from the Jets dressing room as well as from Coach Maurice.

The Jets began the 2018-19 season with a bang as they beat the division rival Blues 5-1 in St. Louis.

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.


– Patrik Laine scored a power play goal to open the scoring;
– Adam Lowry scored a short handed goal;
– Kyle Connor, Blake Wheeler and Brandon Tanev all scored 5 on 5 goals.
– Kristian Vesalainen picked up an assist in his first NHL game.
– Connor Hellebuyck made 41 saves to pick up his first win.


– Laine had a goal and assist;
– Wheeler had a goal and assist;
– Kyle Connor had a goal and assist;


Blake Wheeler

Adam Lowry

Connor Hellebuyck

Patrik Laine

Coach Maurice:  Was it the three goals in 1:44 or his goalie tonight?  The blocker save on O’Reilly. Going for the jugular.  On Laine getting the first goal.  On Vesalainen’s first NHL game.  Did the bench get a lift from the top line?

All audio courtesy of TSN 1290 Winnipeg.