Sports Wild's offence comes alive in 6-2 win over Jets

05:56  16 april  2018
05:56  16 april  2018 Source:   MSN

Ron and Don: Jets ‘stirred up’ Wild with late brawl in Game 2

  Ron and Don: Jets ‘stirred up’ Wild with late brawl in Game 2 Don Cherry took issue with how the Jets reacted in the final seconds, and shared his thoughts on it Saturday night. “They’re so used to losing they get a little giddy because they won the game,” Cherry said of the Jets. “[Minnesota] was all set to go to sleep, fold the tents up just silently…”That’s when a fight broke out and woke them up.With less than 10 seconds left in regulation—and not long after Zach Parise ruined Connor Hellebuyck’s shutout bid with a power-play goal—a scuffle between Daniel Winnik and Brandon Tanevsparked a full-on line brawl.

Jets . Predators. The replay clearly showed the puck briefly went over the goal line before Greiss kicked it out with his skate. The Wild had several good chances to even the score late in the second period but Greiss came up with some timely saves and the Isles entered the third period clinging to a

EDMONTON – The Edmonton Oilers went from hitting rock bottom to making another team feel just as bad in fairly rapid fashion. Taylor Hall had a goal and two assists as Edmonton snapped a season-high six-game losing skid, exploding for a 6 - 2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night.

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ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Wild scored four second-period goals Sunday en route to a 6-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series.

It was the first win for the Wild in the best-of-seven series, and left the Jets still looking for their first road playoff win in franchise history.

Eric Staal, Marcus Foligno, Jordan Greenway and Matt Dumba scored in the second period and Zach Parise and Mikael Granlund scored in the first.

Blake Wheeler and Tyler Myers scored for the Jets, but Myers left the game in the second period after an awkward collision with the boards and did not return. Starter Connor Hellebuyck had 16 saves in the opening 40 minutes, but did not finish the game.

Jets stifle Wild to take 2-0 series lead

  Jets stifle Wild to take 2-0 series lead Paul Stastny, Andrew Copp and Patrik Laine scored in the third period to propel the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Friday. The win gave the Jets a 2-0 lead in the first round of their NHL Western Conference best-of-seven playoff series. Winnipeg won 3-2 on Wednesday, with Game 3 going Sunday at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Jets defenceman Tyler Myers had a goal in the second period and also picked up an assist. Rookie forward Jack Roslovic, replacing injured veteran Mathieu Perreault, had a pair of assists.

While Eovaldi pitched so-so, the Yankees bats picked him up, sending the team to a 8- 6 win over the Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. Roughed up his last two games, but good other than that since coming off the dl.

After a lousy offensive performance Wednesday night, the Boston Red Sox responded with loud bats in a 6 -3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday. — Joe Kelly came on in the eighth and pitched a 1- 2 -3 inning. — Kimbrel locked down the win in the ninth inning for his 22nd save of the season.

Minnesota set a franchise record for goals in a home playoff game, and showed some offensive ambition after being held to 20 shots or fewer in the series' first two games in Winnipeg. Devan Dubnyk had 29 saves.

The Jets tried to travel to St. Paul on Saturday, but were diverted to Duluth, Minn., due to a spring blizzard that closed the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport. They eventually returned to Winnipeg and did not arrive in Minnesota until Sunday morning.

The tone was set in the opening minute of Sunday night's game with Minnesota pressuring, as Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien levelled Wild forward Nino Niederreiter at the side of Winnipeg's net.

Wheeler put Winnipeg up 1-0 on a power play on the first Jets shot of the game, snapping a bouncing puck from along the goal line that caromed off Dubnyk's glove hand and in. It was the third career playoff goal for Wheeler, and his first of the series.

Looking at what the Winnipeg Jets need to do better in Game 2

  Looking at what the Winnipeg Jets need to do better in Game 2 Looking at what the Winnipeg Jets need to do better in Game 2The Winnipeg Jets managed to win their first playoff game in franchise history Wednesday thanks to a Joe Morrow point shot that was tipped and fluttered through Devan Dubnyk with just over seven minutes remaining in the third period.

— The Red Sox’ s offense had been relatively quiet to start the night, but the bats finally came alive in the seventh. Bruce Cassidy Impressed With Bruins’ Effort In Comeback Win Over Hurricanes.

Taylor Hall had a goal and two assists as Edmonton snapped a season-high six-game losing skid, exploding for a 6 - 2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets Yakupov said he hopes that the team has learned its lesson and can be stronger coming back from the holiday break. "It' s a huge win for us," he said.

Penalty trouble for the Jets opened the window for Minnesota to tie the game, as Granlund popped a rebound high past Hellebuyck on the stick side after the goalie turned aside a Mikko Koivu slap shot. Parise scored another power-play goal on a redirect of a Koivu shot with 2:10 to play in the first.

Hellebuyck had little chance on Minnesota's third goal, early in the middle period, as Dumba's shot from the point made it through a crowd at the top of the crease for a 3-1 Wild lead. But the Jets answered quickly on Myers' blast from the right point that eluded Dubnyk on the stick side.

Then the floodgates opened on Hellebuyck, who surrendered goals by Staal and Greenway just 20 seconds apart, and another by Foligno late in the period for a four-goal Wild lead.

Myers left the game late in the second. After a shot from the point, he was hit by Foligno and slid skates-first into the boards near the Winnipeg bench. After lying motionless for more than a minute, Myers was helped down the tunnel and did not return to the game.

Steve Mason replaced Hell

ebuyck in goal for the scoreless third period and finished with seven saves.

Game 4 is Tuesday night in Minnesota.

Jets recall defenceman Sami Niku from AHL Manitoba .
The Winnipeg Jets have recalled defenceman Sami Niku from the AHL’s Manitoba Moose. Niku scored in his NHL debut back on April 3, his lone taste of NHL action.#NHLJets recall Sami Niku from the @ManitobaMoose. DETAILS >>— Winnipeg Jets (@NHLJets) April 17, 2018The 21-year-old was taken in the seventh round of the 2015 NHL Draft (198th overall), and had 16 goals and 54 points in 76 games with the Moose this season, his first in North America.

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