Canucks win tonight’s game by a 4-3 margin courtesy of a shootout victory. Tremendously entertaining game in Vancouver.
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.
With an assist on the first Jets goal Nate Schmidt eclipses his points total from last season in half as many games.
2021-22: 1G 15A 16PTS in 27GP
2020-21: 5G 10A 15PTS in 54 GP
Kyle Connor scored his team leading 18th goal of the season. He sits third overall in NHL goals.
It took 22 games but Blake Wheeler finally scored his first goal of the season and he had six shots in the first period alone.
It didn’t look good for Jets captain Blake Wheeler who left the game in the 3rd period after he fell and his knee looked a bit awkward in the fall and was helped to the room.
Multi point game:
Blake Wheeler 1G 2A
Kyle Connor 1G 2A
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