In what could have been a tough game for the Jets after playing in Buffalo last night instead turned out to be their most complete game of the season as they defeated the Penguins 4-1 to improve to 28-14-1 on the season.
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.
Since becoming a pro in 2008-09 Blake Wheeler has never not been a double digit goal scorer. He got his 10th of the season tonight in Pittsburgh.
Two disallowed goals in the 1st period for Winnipeg. One on an offside that made sense and another on a goalie interference penalty that was a lot less clear.
Impressive game at the midpoint of the contest from the Jets who played last night in Buffalo. They held a 25-11 shot edge. Pens had been off since Tuesday.
Jets got rewarded for their good play with two goals in 22 seconds late in the 2nd.
Jets rookie Cole Perfetti, despite being hampered by illness, has five assists in his last three games. Sits third in NHL rookie scoring.
Offensive defenceman Dylan DeMelo up to 12 assists in 39 games for the Jets. He had 12 in 76 games last season.
Nine game points streak (6G 8A) for Kyle Connor.
3G 5A in last three games for Nikolaj Ehlers. Not too shabby.
Multi Point Game:
Cole Perfetti 3A
Mark Scheifele 2G
Blake Wheeler 1G 1A
Dylan DeMelo 2A
Illegal Curve Post-Game Show:
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