Cale Makar finished this game for the Avs and they won a wild one 5-4 here in Winnipeg. The Jets comeback bid fell short and while salvaging a point is better than zero at this point in the season it is too little too late to make a serious playoff push.
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.
Some movement on the all-time games played list while wearing a Winnipeg Jets jersey. Adam Lowry moves ahead of Dustin Byfuglien into 4th place with 529 games played. Nikolaj Ehlers moves ahead of Andrew Copp into 6th place with 468 games played.
Mark Scheifele hits 40 assists for the fourth straight season.
With the assist on the Scheifele goal Josh Morrissey hits a new career high with 33 points (11G 22A).
Good 3rd period by Winnipeg as they closed the gap with two goals in three minutes and 19 seconds.
Multi point game:
Mark Scheifele 2G 1A
Nikolaj Ehlers 2G 1A
Josh Morrissey 2A
Illegal Curve Post-Game Show:
The Jets were scheduled to practice tomorrow but have cancelled so they will simply head out on the road for Ottawa. Start your day with the Morning Papers which will go live at 7 am tomorrow on illegalcurve.com and then join us at 9 AM for the Illegal Curve Hockey Show.