Jets won 5-0, clinch 3rd spot in the North Division and improve to 29-23-3 with one regular season game remaining. Top line was the offensive catalyst with goals from Wheeler (2), Scheifele & Connor (and Appleton).
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.
Game 1000 was a special one for Paul Stastny as the team held a nice pre-game ceremony for him on his milestone evening.
With four points tonight Blake Wheeler is just five points shy of 700 in his career with this franchise. (805 for his career).
With the assist for Mark Scheifele on the Wheeler goal he now has 304 in his career which ties him with Bryan Little for 2nd spot on the all-time franchise list.
Kyle Connor with the game-winner for the Jets gives him 24 in his career for Winnipeg which moves him into a tie with Dustin Byfuglien for 6th on the all-time list.
Illegal Curve Post-Game Show:
The Jets are scheduled to practice tomorrow as they get set for their regular season finale on Friday against the Leafs. The Morning Papers will go live tomorrow at 7 am on illegalcurve.com.
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