The Jets improve to 11-6-1, winning both games in Vancouver and finishing the road-trip with a 3-1-0 record courtesy of a memorable return to the lineup for Pierre-Luc Dubois, whose first goal got the Jets back into the game and his second one won them the game.
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Mason Appleton played his 100th NHL game.
Pierre-Luc Dubois scored his first as a member of the Jets.
Mark Scheifele points streak hits 10 games (matches a career high) and his goal-scoring streak hits five games.
Tucker Poolman didn’t play the 3rd period due to injury.
Neal Pionk’s go ahead goal in the 3rd period was his 100th NHL point (four-game points streak for him).
Memorable return for Pierre-Luc Dubois who scores the OT winner for the Jets.
Pierre-Luc Dubois 2G 1A
Mark Scheifele 1G 2A
Blake Wheeler 3A
1. Pierre-Luc Dubois OT winner.
2. Three forwards to start OT.
3. Status of Tucker Poolman
4. Neal Pionk’s shot.
5. More on Pierre-Luc Dubois.
6. Pierre-Luc Dubois on the wing.
Jets coach Paul Maurice after the game said “no mechanism of injury” regarding Tucker Poolman, which means there wasn’t an event that happened on the ice. Poolman said he just didn’t feel he could continue in the third. Jets bench boss said it was upper-body injury and “we’ll see how he is in a couple of days.”.
The Jets will return to Winnipeg for four games starting with the Canadiens on Thursday. The Morning Papers will go live tomorrow at 7 am on illegalcurve.com.