It wasn’t pretty but the Jets hold on for a 4-3 win in Ottawa to kick off their short two-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.
Nikolaj Ehlers scored his 25th goal of the season which is the fourth time he’s hit that mark in his career. Five goals in his last five games.
Pierre-Luc Dubois put home his 100th goal of his NHL career which was his 26th of the season (one shy of his career high).
Paul Stastny turning back the clock continues as he scores his 19th of the season. Most goals he’s scored since he had 25 in 2013-14.
For the fourth time in his career Mark Scheifele hits the 70 point mark (29G 41A).
Winnipeg lost Scheifele in the 2nd period after a big hit in the Jets zone by Parker Kelly. The Jets ruled him out of returning. Here was the hit if you missed it.
Kyle Connor got his quest for 50 back on track scoring his 42nd goal of the season.
Multi point game:
Nikolaj Ehlers 1G 2A
Pierre-Luc Dubois 1G 1A
Paul Stastny 1G 1A
Kyle Connor 1G 1A
Illegal Curve Post-Game Show:
The Jets are heading to Montreal tonight to complete this short two-game, back-to-back road trip. Start your day with the Morning Papers which will go live at 7 am tomorrow on illegalcurve.com, stick with us throughout the day and then join us for the Illegal Curve Post-Game Show.