A clean two points for the Jets as they hold on for the 3-2 win over the Flames in the re-match and now have three of four points in this mini series. With the win Winnipeg improves to 6-3-1 on the season.
For those who would like to take a deeper dive into the advanced stats here are the results from the game via Natural Stat Trick.
Trevor Lewis scored his first goal of the season which also is his first as a member of the Jets.
Derek Forbort also scored his first goal of the season which is also his first as a member of the Jets. It was the defenceman’s first goal since March 25th, 2019. He was also the first defenceman to score this season for Winnipeg.
Nikolaj Ehlers tied Kyle Connor for the team lead in goals with six when he scored the third goal of the game for Winnipeg. It turned out to be the game-winner which gives Ehlers 22 in his career and which ties him with former Jets captain Andrew Ladd for 6th on the all-time game-winning goals list.
Today was game 720 for Jets captain Blake Wheeler which moves him into sole possession of 2nd spot on the all time games played list for the franchise, one ahead of Tobias Enstrom and 123 behind Bryan Little.
Player media availability:
1. The final minute and a half of the game/assessment of Laurent Brossoit.
2. More on the performance of Laurent Brossoit.
3. What has he liked about the first 10 games of the season?
4.What does he like about the Pionk and Forbort pairing?
5. What did he think of the D changes he made?
6. How big were the goals from Lewis/Forbort?
7. His thoughts on Blake Wheeler’s play?
8. The unassuming nature of Derek Forbort.
9. Playing with the lead.
10. Play of Blake Wheeler.
The Jets are scheduled to hit the ice for practice on Wednesday as they get set to close out this seven-game homestand with their third game in a row against the Flames on Thursday. Be sure to start your day with the Morning Papers which go live at 7 am on illegalcurve.com.