The Jets points streak hits eight games (6-0-2) with tonight’s 5-1 win over the Hawks and they are off to the best 10 game start since they returned to Winnipeg.
For those who would like to take a deeper dive into the advanced stats click here to see the results from the game via Natural Stat Trick.
Three assists for Andrew Copp who was buzzing in the O zone this evening.
Video coach Matt Prefontaine certainly earning his salary the last few games. Another goal disallowed after a Jets challenge.
With the goal by Kyle Connor (and that goal was ridiculous) he is now tied with former Jets captain Andrew Ladd on the all time franchise leaders list for goals in the 7th spot with 139.
Nikolaj Ehlers didn’t want to be left behind and he moved into a three-way tie for 7th spot with Connor and Ladd courtesy of his goal in the 3rd period of the Jets win.
Goalie Eric Comrie with 3 wins in 3GP for the Jets.
Andrew Copp 3A
Kyle Connor 1G 1A
Nikolaj Ehlers 1G 1A
1) What does he like about Copp’s game right now?
2) Does Matt Prefonatine have a big head from all these goal challenges? (1:02)
3) With benefit of hindsight should they have given Copp offensive opportunities sooner? (1:55)
4) More balance among the top three lines in terms of ice time (3:12)
5) Enjoying a return to the central division so far? (3:55)
6) Team being off to the best start since relocation to Winnipeg (4:53)
7)Will Eric Comrie start tomorrow night? (5:29)
8) Creating more with the Toninato goal (6:16)
Illegal Curve Post-Game Show:
The Jets are back in business tomorrow when they complete their first back-to-back of the season against the Islanders here in Winnipeg. The Morning Papers which will go live at 7 am on illegalcurve.com, then join us for the Illegal Curve Hockey Show at 9 AM.