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Game 82: Jets 4 Coyotes 2 post-game recap

Post-game from the Jets dressing room as well as from Coach Maurice.

With a win in Arizona to complete the 2018-19 regular season the Jets finish with 99 points (47-30-5) and will host the St. Louis Blues to kick off the First Round. The Jets went 3-1 in the season series against the Blues (although that was a very different team).

For those who would like to take a deeper dive into the advanced stats here are the results from tonight’s game via Natural Stat Trick.

Notable:

Mark Scheifele set a career high in goals with his 38th of the season in the 1st period and he also set a career high in points with 83.

Blake Wheeler’s assist helped him match his career high in points with 91.

Kyle Connor had a goal & assist which helped him finish with a career high in goals (34), assists (32) and points (66).

Jacob Trouba’s goal got him to 50 points (8G 42A) on the season (career high).

Par Lindholm picked up an assist which is his first point as a member of the Jets.

Audio:

Blake Wheeler

Kyle Connor

Coach Maurice:  How rewarding was that game?  Play of the top line.  Were they aware of the score in the Nashville/Chicago game and did that impact them?  Getting going in the 2nd period.  Thoughts on the St. Louis Blues?  How fun will the first game be on home ice?  On the importance of home ice.  How did the Blues change when Jordan Binnington took over the net?

Audio courtesy of TSN 1290 Winnipeg.

Up Next:

And thus concludes the 2018-19 regular season.  The Jets are set to travel back to Winnipeg on Sunday.  While we won’t be hearing from them until Monday likely as they get ready to start the playoffs which will begin on Wednesday.  But you can kick start your day with the AM Jets papers which go live at 7 am on illegalcurve.com.

David Minuk
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