Wednesday, 16 October 2019 02:34

Coyotes double up Jets 4-2

Winnipeg, Manitoba (NHN)-Nick Schmaltz scored once and added a pair of assists to pace the Arizona Coyotes to a () win over the Winnipeg Jets Tuesday night.

The win was their first road victory of the season.

Christian Dvorak scored twice and Conor Garland also scored for Arizona.

Darcy Kuemper made 38 saves for the Coyotes.

Mark Scheifele had a goal and an assist for the Jets.

Kyle Connor got the other Winnipeg goal.

Josh Morrissey had a pair of assists.

Connor Hellebuyck stopped 31 shots and took the loss for the Jets, who lost their second straight home game as they were pasted by Pittsburgh 7-2 on Sunday night.

Mark Scheifele got the Jets on the board with a power play marker 7:35 into the opening period when he snapped a puck past Arizona goaltender Darcy Kuemper after Patrik Laine rocketed a shot off the goal post to score his 4th of the season.

Conor Garland drew the Coyotes even when he deflected a puck past Winnipeg goaltender Connor Hellebuyck with eight seconds remaining in the first.

Winnipeg ran into penalty trouble in the second period and Arizona took full advantage, scoring twice on the power-play over a two minute span.

Arizona took the lead on a power play early in the second when Christian Dvorak was credited with a goal as it was redirected by Jet defenceman Josh Morrissey past the Winnipeg goaltender at 5:11.

Nick Schmaltz made it 3-1 at 7:21 when he moved in from the right face off circle after working a give-and-go with Jordan Oesterle before snapping a puck past Hellebuyck give Arizona a two-goal lead.

Dvorak scored again at 17:47, moving in from just under the right faceoff hash mark before beating Hellebuyck with a high wrister just under the cross bar after Schmaltz hit him with a crisp pass from the blue line.

The goal was his second of the season.

Kyle Connor scored a power play marker just under five minutes into the third.

With Conor Garland off for high sticking, Connor lifted a backhander over Kuemper's glove at 4:58 after Mark Scheifele hit him with a crisp pass along the red line to the right of the Arizona goaltender.

The goal was his third of the season.

SHOTS-ARIZONA 35 WINNIPEG 40

ATTENDANCE-14,764

Monday, 14 October 2019 02:41

Penguins paste Jets 7-2

Winnipeg, Manitoba(NHN)-Zach Aston-Reese fired a pair of goals and added an assist to pace the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 7-2 pasting of the Winnipeg Jets Sunday night.

The game marked the second straight contest where Pittsburgh scored seven goals.

Sam Lafferty and Jake Guentzel also had two goals for the Penguins while Dominik Simon added a single.

Sidney Crosby and Kris Letang each had a pair of assists.

Letang picked up his 500th career point.

Tristan Jarry stopped 27 shots and picked up the win for Pittsburgh, who moved to 4-2-0 on the season.

Mark Scheifele and Matthieu Perreault replied for the Jets.

Laurent Brossoit took the loss for Winnipeg, their first in four games, turning aside 21 shots.

Both clubs were playing their second game in as many nights, with both posting wins Saturday night.

SHOTS-PITTSBURGH 28 WINNIPEG 29

ATTENDANCE-15,392

Saturday, 12 October 2019 02:29

Marlies edge Moose 3-2 to spoil home opener

Winnipeg, Manitoba (NHN)-Tyler Gaudet's goal 1:44 into the third period proved to be the game winner Friday night as the Toronto Marlies edged the Manitoba Moose by a score of 3-2.

Gaudet got his stick on a Jordan Schmaltz shot from the point and redirected it past Moose goaltender Mikhail Berdin.

The goal was his first of the season and second win for Toronto, who won their second game of the season.

Andrei Chibisov and Logan Shaw scored for the Moose.

Mikhail Berdin stopped 20 shots for Manitoba, who dropped to 1-2-0-0 on the season.

Egor Korshkov, Pierre Engvall and Tyler Gaudet scored for the Marlies.

Kasimir Kaskisuo made 20 stops for Toronto.

Egor Korshkov scored 8:41 into the opening period, snapping a rebound off a Tyler Gaudet rush past Moose goaltender Mikhail Berdin to give the Marlies a 1-0 lead.

The goal was his second of the season.

Andrei Chibisov evened the contest at 14:10 after gaining control of a loose puck just inside the Toronto blue line before moving to the center of the ice and snapping a low wrister past Marlies goaltender Kasimir Kaskisuo.

The goal was his first of the season.

Pierre Engvall made it 2-1 with 2:33 remaining in the first period after Pontus Aberg hit him with a crisp pass at the Manitoba blue line before he streaked in and beat Berdin with a high wrister.

The goal was his first of the season.

Logan Shaw scored shorthanded 2:11 into the second after poking the puck off of Jeremy Bracco's stick at centre ice before breaking in alone and beating Kaskisuo with a backhand deke.

Bracco redeemed himself early in the third period when he threw the puck back to defenceman Jordan Schmaltz who unleashed a slapper which Tyler Gaudet managed to redirect past Berdin at 1:44 to give Toronto a 3-2 lead.

SHOTS-TORONTO 23 MANITOBA 22

ATTENDANCE-6549

Winnipeg, Manitoba (NHN)-A third period coincidental penalty proved fatal for the Minnesota Wild Thursday night as Kyle Connor and Jack Roslovic scored 28 seconds apart to lift the Jets to their third win of the season as they topped the Minnesota Wild by a 5-2 score.

Carson Soucy flattened Jets forward Nikolaj Ehlers after the Jet winger interfered with him in in the Wild end 7:46 into the third period.

The decision proved to be a poor one for Soucy as both took a seat in the penalty box and allowed the more skilled Jet forwards more room to freewheel.

Kyle Connor converted a Patrik Laine feed as both forwards converged on a hapless Devan Dubnyk before Connor fired a wrister past him.

Laine was late entering the zone as Jet defenceman Neal Pionk gained the blue line and curled off toward the boards before finding a streaking Laine, who slid the disc to Connor who promptly fired the game winning tally.

Jack Roslovic scored just 28 seconds later after he knocked a Josh Morrissey rebound past Dubnyk to give the Jets a two-goal cushion.

Patrik Laine had a four point night with two goals and two assists to pace the Winnipeg offence.

The Jets winger registered his 10th point on the season in his fourth game back after missing all but one day of training camp before ending his contract holdout and signing a two-year bridge deal with the Jets.

Blake Wheeler scored and added an assist and Mark Scheifele had a pair of assists for Winnipeg.

Connor Hellebuyck won his second straight game, stopping 35 shots for the Jets.

Devan Dubnyk turned aside 27 shots in the loss for the Wild, who have yet to win this season.

Minnesota scored first 13:08 into the opening period when Jets defenceman Ville Heinola turned the puck over right in front of the Jets goal.

Hartman spun the Jet defenceman around from behind, sending him to the ice before pouncing on the loose puck. Hartman wasted no time, beating Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck with a low shot to make it 1-0 Wild.

The goal was his first of the season.

Blake Wheeler tied the contest 1:37 into the second period after Mark Scheifele beat Jared Spurgeon in a battle behind the net before feeding the Jet captain a backhand pass which he promptly snapped past Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk to make it 1-1.

The goal was his third of the season and marked the Jet captain's 700th NHL point.

Winnipeg fans gave him a standing ovation.

Patrik Laine gave the Jets the lead 9:10 into the second, one timing a cross ice feed past Dubnyk from the top of the right face off circle to make it 2-1

The goal was his second of the season and 8th point of the season.

Brad Hunt tied the game 3:09 into the third after moving in from the point before firing a high wrister through a screened Connor Hellebuyck to make it 3-3.

With both teams playing 4-on-4, the Jets took advantage of the room when Patrik Laine skated in before sliding the disc to Connor who fired a low shot past Dubnyk to make it 3-2.

Jack Roslovic made it 4-2 just 28 seconds later.

Patrik Laine added an empty netter with 2:19 left to make it 5-2 Jets.

SHOTS-MINNESOTA 40 WINNIPEG 32

ATTENDANCE-15,392