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Winnipeg Jets' Laurent Brossoit, left, makes a save against Columbus Blue Jackets' Nick Foligno during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Bjorkstrand leads Blue Jackets past Jets for 6th straight

Jan. 23, 2020 12:11 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets roll into their long winter break after six weeks of solid play and a season-high six-game win streak. Columbus went back and forth with the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday night before Oliver Bjorkstrand's second goal of the game with 5:38 left gave the Blue...

Nashville Predators right wing Viktor Arvidsson, right, celebrates with goalie Pekka Rinne after scoring a goal against the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Rinne scores empty-net goal as Predators beat Blackhawks

Jan. 10, 2020 2:34 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Pekka Rinne made 29 saves and scored an empty-net goal, and the Nashville Predators beat the sloppy Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Thursday night for John Hynes' first win with the team. Hynes became the third coach in franchise history after Peter Laviolette was fired on Monday. Hynes dropped...

Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak skates near hats on the ice after his goal against the Winnipeg Jets in the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Boston. It was his third goal of the night. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Pastrnak hat trick helps Bruins hold off Jets 5-4

Jan. 9, 2020 11:03 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Bruins used a barrage of different scorers to snap a three-game losing streak at Nashville earlier this week. Goals from two of their youngest stars were sufficient to help them get past the Jets. David Pastrnak had a hat trick to extend his point streak to 12 games and Jake DeBrusk added...

Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) saves the shot from Winnipeg Jets' Tucker Poolman (3) during third-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Nylander scores twice, Maple Leafs power past Jets 6-3

Jan. 3, 2020 1:02 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — William Nylander is on a scoring binge, much to his teammates’ delight. Nylander had two goals and an assist — pushing his goal-scoring streak to five games — as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Winnipeg Jets 6-3 on Thursday night to extend their point streak...

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Nikita Zadorov, front, knocks down Winnipeg Jets center Adam Lowry as he tries to control the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Kyle Connor's hat trick lifts Jets over Avs 7-4

Jan. 1, 2020 12:06 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Kyle Connor put his team in a tough spot with an unfortunate penalty. The young forward redeemed himself soon after to lift the struggling Winnipeg Jets. Connor had three goals for his second career hat trick and first in the regular season, and the Jets beat the Colorado Avalanche 7-4 on...

St. Louis Blues' David Perron (57) scores the winning goal in overtime against Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) in NH hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Friday, Dec. 27, 2019. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Perron scores in OT; Blues win 7th straight, 5-4 over Jets

Dec. 28, 2019 12:34 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Tyler Bozak believes adding an overtime victory into a seven-game win streak injects some more confidence into the St. Louis Blues. David Perron scored 3:14 into overtime and the Blues beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-4 on Friday night. “We have to get better, but it does give us...

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) makes a glove-save on a shot as Philadelphia Flyers' David Kase (72) looks for the rebound during first-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Wheeler, Scheifele help Jets beat Flyers 7-3

Dec. 15, 2019 9:06 PM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele each had a power-play goal and added two assists in the Winnipeg Jets' 7-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday, Nikolaj Ehlers, Luca Sbisa, Logan Shaw, Patrik Laine and Kyle Connor also scored and Connor Hellebuyck made 29 saves to help...

Fabbri scores 2, Red Wings snap 12-game winless streak

Dec. 13, 2019 12:51 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Robby Fabbri scored twice on fortuitous bounces off the same Winnipeg player, and the Detroit Red Wings snapped a 12-game winless streak with a 5-2 victory over the Jets on Thursday night. Both off Fabbri's goals went in off the body of defenseman Neal Pionk, and it was that kind of night...

Detroit Red Wings right wing Filip Zadina (11) celebrates his goal with Filip Hronek (17) and Dylan Larkin (71) in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Winnipeg Jets, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Red Wings snap 12-game skid with 5-2 win over Jets

Dec. 12, 2019 11:50 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Robby Fabbri backhanded a pass toward the slot, and it bounced into the net off the leg of an opposing defenseman. The following period, Fabbri took a shot from the right circle that was saved by the goalie — before bouncing in, pinball style, off the same unlucky defenseman. After 12...

Winnipeg Jets' Blake Wheeler (26) fights for possession of the puck against Detroit Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader (8), Christoffer Ehn (70) and Mike Green (25) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Jets net 3 goals in 2-minute span, deal Detroit 12th loss

Dec. 11, 2019 12:17 AM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Laurent Brossoit was glad the Winnipeg Jets didn't ease up against the reeling Detroit Red Wings. Blake Wheeler, Andrew Copp and Patrik Laine scored in a two-minute span in the second period and the Jets dealt the Red Wings their 12th straight loss, 5-1 on Tuesday night....