Jets cap the comeback by scoring two in the third (by Copp & Dubois), and win their fourth in a row, this one by a 3-2 margin and they improve to 4-2-1 on the season.
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.
What a difference a year makes for Pierre-Luc Dubois who scored the opening goal of the game and had the game-winning goal:
2020-21: 8G in 41 games with Jets
2021-22: 6G in 7 games with Jets
Winger Kyle Connor continues to look like he has elevated an already impressive game to the next level picking up three assists in the win which gives him 13 points (6G 7A) in seven games for Winnipeg.
Speaking of guys from Michigan Andrew Copp had another solid game scoring his fifth goal of the season in his seventh game.
Goalie Eric Comrie had a great game in his season debut making 29 saves for the Jets as he picks up the win for Winnipeg over the Kings. His last regular season win in a Jets uniform was March 20th, 2018 against these same Kings.
Defenceman Nathan Beaulieu played in NHL game number 400.
Connor – 5 games (5G 6A)
Dubois – 6 games (6G 3A)
Multi point game:
1) Thoughts on the game.
2) What is he seeing from Pierre-Luc Dubois this season? (:35)
3) Kyle Connor’s play making (1:53)
4) Play of Eric Comrie (2:41)
5) Urgency vs patience in player development (3:48)
Illegal Curve Post-Game Show:
The Jets are practicing tomorrow in L.A. as they get ready to face the Sharks on Saturday night. The Morning Papers which will go live at 7 am on illegalcurve.com.