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Necas, Trocheck score PP goals, Carolina beats Winnipeg 4-2

Dec. 08, 2021 01:16 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Martin Necas and Vincent Trocheck scored power-play goals, leading the Carolina Hurricanes to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. Jaccob Slavin and Sebastian Aho each had a goal and an assist for the Hurricanes. Nino Niederreiter had two...

Matthews, Rielly lead Maple Leafs past Blue Jackets 5-4

Dec. 08, 2021 00:06 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews scored twice, defenseman Morgan Rielly set up four goals and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-4 on Tuesday night to stop a two-game skid. Rielly set up power-play goals by William Nylander and captain John Tavares, and two more...

Jets' Pionk suspended; Leafs' Spezza offered hearing for hit

Dec. 06, 2021 18:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Winnipeg defenseman Neal Pionk was suspended two games Monday for a knee-on-knee hit on Toronto's Rasmus Sandin in the third period Sunday. After the hit on Sandin, Maple Leafs center Jason Spezza drove his left knee into the face of Pionk, who was stickless and on...

Scheifele has hat trick, Jets beat Devils 8-4

Dec. 04, 2021 02:24 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Mark Scheifele had three goals and an assist, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the New Jersey Devils 8-4 Friday night. Nikolaj Ehlers scored twice, and Kristian Vesalainen, Josh Morrissey and Adam Lowry also each scored for the Jets. Blake Wheeler...

O'Reilly's score in shootout leads Blues past Jets 3-2

Nov. 10, 2021 00:11 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Ryan O’Reilly was the only scorer in the shootout and the St. Louis Blues beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Tuesday night. Blues head coach Craig Berube praised goalie Jordan Binnington, who made 39 saves. “He came up big...

Connor, Ehlers lead Jets to 5-1 win over Blackhawks

Nov. 06, 2021 00:23 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Kyle Connor and Nikolaj Ehlers each had a goal and had an assist, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-1 on Friday night. Paul Stastny, Neal Pionk and Dominic Toninato also scored in Winnipeg's fourth straight home win. Andrew...

Dubois, Connor lift Jets past struggling Kings 3-2

Oct. 29, 2021 02:27 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pierre-Luc Dubois scored twice, Kyle Connor had three assists and the Winnipeg Jets used a third-period charge to defeat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Thursday night. Andrew Copp had a power-play goal for the Jets, who have won four straight. Eric...

Stastny scores twice, Jets hold off Predators 6-4

Oct. 23, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Paul Stastny scored twice and the short-handed Winnipeg Jets held off the Nashville Predators 6-4 on Saturday night. Rookie forward Kristian Vesalainen got his first NHL goal for Winnipeg. Kyle Connor, Pierre Luc-Dubois and Adam Lowry also...