An inopportune way to start off the three-game road trip for the Jets as they lose 5-2 to the Chicago Blackhawks and fall to 25-20-4 on the season. Chicago is now tied with the Jets with 54 points.
For those who would like to take a deeper dive into the advanced stats here are the results from the game via Natural Stat Trick.
– Mark Scheifele scored his 23rd goal of season;
– Patrik Laine scored his 16th goal of season.
Hawks winger Patrick Kane picked up an assist in the win which was point number 1000 of his career.
Coach Maurice: What did he think of his chances for his team in the offensive zone? How did the loss of Adam Lowry impact his group? Any update on Lowry? On the poor start by the Jets. How does he manage the feeling of “we did some good” but obviously they didn’t win the game? The players having a players only meeting. On the players trying to stay positive.
Audio courtesy of TSN 1290 Winnipeg.
No update from Jets bench boss Paul Maurice regarding Adam Lowry who left the game in the 1st period after he was blindsided although Murat Ates indicated he was seen post-game walking around with his arm in a sling.
The Jets head next to Carolina as they look to turn things around. You can kick start your Wednesday with the AM Jets papers which go live at 7 am on illegalcurve.com.