Winnipeg wins a big one in St. Louis as they improve to 27-23-10 on the season and get a wee bit closer to that wild card spot. They return to Manitoba with four of six points from the three game road trip.
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.
Connor Hellebuyck started his 50th game of the season.
The Jets missed a prime opportunity in the opening period as they had just over a minute of a 5 on 3 opportunity to open the scoring.
There is a reason that Nikolaj Ehlers has the fourth most goals in Jets 2.0 history….man can he shoot that puck which he did to tie the game on a 2 on 0 with Pierre-Luc Dubois.
Andrew Copp was knocked out of the game in the 3rd period.
Kyle Connor scored his 37th goal in his 60th game of the season which is one off his career high. He remains on pace to eclipse 50 goals.
Pierre-Luc Dubois scored his 24th goal in 59 games. His career high is 27 in 82.
Kyle Connor 1G 2A
Pierre-Luc Dubois 1G 1A
Nikolaj Ehlers 1G 1A
Illegal Curve Post-Game Show:
The Jets will return to Winnipeg where they will play a couple of games this week starting with the Golden Knights on Tuesday. Start your day with the Morning Papers which will go live at 7 am tomorrow on illegalcurve.com.
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