The Jets win their third straight game as they defeat the Blues 5-2 and improve to 17-7-1 on the season. They’ve won six of their last seven games as they sit 1st in the Central.
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Kyle Connor moved into sole possession of 10th overall in games played wearing a Jets uniform with 409.
A tough injury to Saku Maenalanen in the first as his right shoulder went into the boards. He appeared to be in quite a bit of pain and the Jets announced during the 1st intermission that he was done for the night.
With his goal to open the game Pierre-Luc Dubois is on pace for close to 40 goals this season which would set a new career high for him. In fact, getting to 30 would be a milestone. He had 28 in 81 games last season.
Logan Stanley picked up his first point of the season in his first game in six weeks.
A solid start to the middle frame as Kyle Connor opened the 2nd period with a goal 27 seconds into the period. He’s got nine goals in his last 11 games.
Mark Scheifele now a member of the 600-point club after the third Jets goal in his 667th game in a Winnipeg uniform. He’s got the fourth most points from that 2011 NHL Draft.
Josh Morrissey now has 23 assists in 25 games this season. He is just three back of his career high of 26 which he got in 65 games in 2019-20. On pace for 70+.
The Jets have scored 33 goals in their last seven games.
The Jets had the 29th ranked penalty kill in the NHL during the 2021-22 season. They are tied for 3rd best in the NHL this season. What a difference maker that has been for this team this season.
Multi Point Game:
Pierre-Luc Dubois 2G 1A
Blake Wheeler 1G 1A
Mark Scheifele 2A
Neal Pionk 2A
The Jets lost Saku Maenalanen in the 1st period and after the game Jets bench boss Rick Bowness indicated it was an upper-body injury and he will be evaluated when they get back to Winnipeg.
Illegal Curve Post-Game Show:
The Jets are right back in action tomorrow as they head to Chicago to take on the Blackhawks. Start your day with the Morning Papers which will go live at 7 am tomorrow on illegalcurve.com, stick around for news throughout the day and then join us on the Illegal Curve Post-Game Show.