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Winnipeg Jets' Nikolaj Ehlers (27) celebrates his goal against the Arizona Coyotes during second-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Monday, March 9, 2020. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Jets jump into playoff position with 4-2 win over Coyotes

Mar. 10, 2020 12:57 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Nikolaj Ehlers is feeling more and more comfortable with his new linemates. Ehlers had a goal and two assists to lead the Winnipeg Jets over the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 on Monday night in a matchup critical to the crowded Western Conference playoff race. “We’ve been able...

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) makes a save as Dmitry Kulikov (7) and Neal Pionk (4) defend against the Vegas Golden Knights during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, March 6, 2020, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Hellebuyck gets 6th shutout, Jets top Golden Knights 4-0

Mar. 7, 2020 12:16 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck made 29 saves for his league-leading sixth shutout of the season, leading the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-0 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Friday night. Patrik Laine and Nikolaj Ehlers each had a goal and an assist, Kyle Connor got his team-leading 36th goal...

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, celebrates his goal, next to Winnipeg Jets defenseman Nathan Beaulieu (88) and center Andrew Copp (9) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Ovechkin scores 701st, shootout winner as Capitals beat Jets

Feb. 25, 2020 10:59 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin began the night being celebrated for what he's best at. He ended it doing something much more rare. Ovechkin scored his 701st goal minutes after being honored for 700 and added the shootout winner to help the Washington Capitals beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3 Tuesday for their...

Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo (21) puts the puck past Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck (37) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Kyle Okposo scores 2 in Sabres' 2-1 win over Winnipeg Jets

Feb. 23, 2020 9:45 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Kyle Okposo hopes he and the Buffalo Sabres provided general manager Jason Botterill a reason to rethink his approach a day before the NHL's trade deadline. For a team that looked like it was in need of major roster overhaul as recently as two weeks ago, the Sabres have suddenly begun...

Winnipeg Jets' Nikolaj Ehlers (27) scores on Los Angeles Kings goaltender Calvin Petersen (40) during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Wheeler scores 2, Jets beat Kings 6-3

Feb. 19, 2020 12:19 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Blake Wheeler was glad to be back playing on a line with Mark Scheifele, and it showed. Wheeler had two goals and an assist in his 700th game in franchise history, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Los Angeles Kings 6-3 on Tuesday night. Nikolaj Ehlers had a goal and two assists and...

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) makes a save on a shot from New York Rangers' Jacob Trouba (8) during first period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Manitoba on Tuesday Feb. 11, 2020. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Kreider scores twice, leads Rangers past Jets 4-1

Feb. 12, 2020 12:27 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Chris Kreider scored twice and the New York Rangers beat Winnipeg 4-1 on Tuesday night, snapping the Jets' three-game winning streak. Ryan Strome and Mika Zibanejad each had a goal and assist for the Rangers (28-23-4), who were starting a three-game trip. The Rangers are 5-2-0 in...

Winnipeg Jets' Patrik Laine (29) scores on Ottawa Senators' goaltender Marcus Hogberg (35) during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Saturday Feb. 8, 2020. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Laine's hat trick helps Jets beat Senators 5-2

Feb. 8, 2020 7:01 PM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Patrik Laine scored a hat trick with three power-play goals to propel the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-2 victory against the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. It was Laine's eighth career hat trick and gave the Jets points in four straight games after a five-game losing streak. “Gotta...

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) protects the goal while teammate Nikolaj Ehlers (27), of Denmark, reaches out for St. Louis Blues' Brayden Schenn (10) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday Feb. 6, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)

Hellebuyck makes 35 saves to lead Jets over Blues 4-2

Feb. 7, 2020 2:03 AM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Connor Hellebuyck wasn't in the mood to celebrate just yet. The Winnipeg goalie stopped 35 shots to help the Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 4-2 Thursday night — his second win over the defending Stanley Cup champions in five days. “It's nice and I feel great about my...

Nashville Predators goaltender Juuse Saros (74) makes a save on a penalty shot Winnipeg Jets' Patrik Laine (29) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Granlund scores in overtime; Predators beat Jets 2-1

Feb. 5, 2020 12:21 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Mikael Granlund scored 1:11 into overtime, lifting the Nashville Predators to a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. Granlund's blast went high past goalie Connor Hellebuyck and gave the Predators their third win in the last four games. "You just try to shoot it,...