Sports Hellebuyck sets goalie record in Jets 4-1 win

05:20  08 april  2018
05:20  08 april  2018 Source:   msn.com

Emergency G pressed into action in Blackhawks win

  Emergency G pressed into action in Blackhawks win Emergency G pressed into action in Blackhawks winIt was Foster's first competitive action since 20 minutes in relief with Western Michigan University in the 2005-06 season.

Andrew Copp scored twice and Hellebuyck set an NHL record for most wins in a season by an American goaltender as the Winnipeg Jets beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4 - 1 on Saturday night. The 24-year-old Commerce, Michigan, goalie made 30 saves to pick up his 44th win (44-11-9)

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck was proud to know a list of NHL records will now include his name. Andrew Copp scored twice and Hellebuyck set an NHL record for most wins in a season by an American goaltender as the Winnipeg Jets beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4 - 1 on

a group of people performing on stage in front of a crowd© Provided by thecanadianpress.com WINNIPEG - Andrew Copp scored twice and Connor Hellebuyck set an NHL record for most wins in a season by an American goaltender as the Winnipeg Jets beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Saturday.

The 24-year-old Commerce, Mich., goalie made 30 saves to pick up his 44th win (44-11-9), surpassing Tom Barrasso's 1992-93 feat with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Dustin Byfuglien and Kyle Connor also scored for the Jets (52-20-1), who have won five straight and a franchise-record nine in a row at Bell MTS Place.

Winnipeg opens the NHL playoffs next week at home against the Minnesota Wild.

Morrissey, Byfuglien lead Jets past Leafs

  Morrissey, Byfuglien lead Jets past Leafs Morrissey, Byfuglien lead Jets past LeafsAndrew Copp had the other goal for Winnipeg (48-20-10), while Connor Hellebuyck made 28 stops in a battle of the only two Canadian NHL teams heading to the playoffs.

Andrew Copp scored twice and Hellebuyck set an NHL record for most wins in a season by an American goaltender as the Winnipeg Jets beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4 - 1 on Saturday night. The 24-year-old Commerce, Michigan, goalie made 30 saves to pick up his 44th win (44-11-9)

Andrew Copp scored twice and Hellebuyck set an NHL record for most wins in a season by an American goaltender as the Winnipeg Jets beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4 - 1 on Saturday night. The 24-year-old Commerce, Michigan, goalie made 30 saves to pick up his 44th win (44-11-9)

Jeff Glass stopped 35 shots for the Blackhawks (33-39-10), who didn't make the playoffs for the first time since 2007-08.

Brent Seabrook scored Chicago's lone goal.

Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp got a standing ovation in the third period after the announcer told the crowd it was the veteran's final career game. Sharp is retiring after 14 NHL seasons, 11 with Chicago.

Jets and Blackhawks players also wore the word 'BRONCOS' on the back of their game jerseys in place of their own names to honour the victims and survivors of the fatal bus accident Friday involving Saskatchewan's Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team.

Winnipeg had mounted a 4-0 lead by early in the second period.

Byfuglien began the onslaught when he scored 13 seconds into a two-man advantage with a high blast from the point at 15:12 of the first period.

Connor beat Glass on a breakaway 34 seconds into the second. It was his 31st goal of the season, which leads all NHL rookies.

Copp put in his eighth and ninth of the campaign, the second a short-handed goal, to make it 4-0 at 6:35.

Seabrook stopped the shutout with a screened shot at 9:08 of the second.

The Jets, who relocated from Atlanta in 2011, also set franchise records for wins, points and home wins (21).

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