The Jets snatched victory from the jaws of defeat on this night as they shocked the Ducks with two quick goals (19 seconds apart) late in the 3rd period to turn a 3-2 deficit into a 4-3 advantage courtesy of Nikolaj Ehlers.
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Evgeny Svechnikov scores his first goal for the Jets with assists to Pierre-Luc Dubois and Kyle Connor.
With his two goals tonight Nikolaj Ehlers leapfrogged Kyle Connor into 8th spot on the franchise all time goals list with 138. He also moved ahead of former captain Andrew Ladd on the franchise points list into 8th as well with 307.
Multi Point game:
Nikolaj Ehlers 2G 1A
Andrew Copp 1G 2A
Svechnikov – 3 games (1G 2A)
Connor – 4 games (5G 4A)
Dubois – 5 games (4G 3A)
Stastny – 4 games (2G 3A)
1) Trying to explain the change in direction of the game late in the 3rd period.
2) Lessons being learned from that game.
3) The body of work they’ve developed the last few games.
4) Dubois line being dangerous at both ends.
5) Is the team using 26/55 absence as a motivator?
6) Added element for Ehlers and Hellebuyck?
7) The Ducks given them a run for their money.
8) More on Hellebuyck/Ehlers.
Jets head coach Paul Maurice indicated they might see Blake Wheeler on the ice tomorrow.
Illegal Curve Post-Game Show:
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