Jets improve to 7-3-3 on the season as they defeat the Sharks 4-1 as newcomer Nate Schmidt get the GWG and improve to 5-1-1 at home.
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.
Jets high-flying winger Kyle Connor scored his team leading 10th goal of the season on a nifty play from his linemates Pierre-Luc Dubois and Evgeny Svechnikov.
Evgeny Svechnikov continues to work out. He’s got 1G 5A for 6 PTS in 12 games with the Jets. His career high is 8 PTS in 21 games with the Wings. Found money in the winger.
Pierre-Luc Dubois continues to show that last season was an aberration. He’s up to 8G 5A for 13PTS in 13 games with the Jets. And it isn’t just the points with him. Clear from what he is doing that he is back to his Columbus form.
That first period goal by Kyle Connor broke his tie with Patrik Laine and moved into sole possession of 6th spot on the franchise goals leaders with 141.
First goal for Nate Schmidt as a member of the Jets and number 88 likes what he saw from that shot. He’s got 1G 9A for 10PTS (so far) in 13 games with Winnipeg. The bounce back from last season continues. He had 15PTS (5G 10A) in 54 with Vancouver. And he did it with his family in the crowd watching him for the first time as a Jet.
Pierre-Luc Dubois 1G 1A
Illegal Curve Post-Game Show:
The Jets are scheduled to practice tomorrow at 12 noon. The Morning Papers which will go live at 7 am on illegalcurve.com.