The losing streak hits four games for the Jets as they drop the game 4-3 to the Columbus Blue Jackets to conclude the pre All-Star/Player Break portion of their schedule. The Jets record falls to 25-22-4 on the season.
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.
– Kyle Connor had 1G 1A (Connor is up to 25 goals on the season)
– Luca Sbisa 2A (first multi point game with Jets);
– Mason Appleton scored his second goal of season.
Coach Maurice: Thoughts on the game winner? The move with the Copp line. Being in the game for most of it but to get that end result/heading into the break. The streak heading into the break. Players wanting to show pride in the last couple of games. More on the game winner.
Audio courtesy of TSN 1290 Winnipeg.
The Jets are now off for the NHL All-Star and Player Break. The team will return to action with a game against the Boston Bruins on January 31st which will kick off three straight at home and 10 of 11 games at Bell MTS Place to begin the post player break portion of the schedule.
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