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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...

Florida Panthers' Mike Hoffman, right, celebrates after scoring a goal against the San Jose Sharks in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Hoffman, Ekblad lead Panthers past Sharks 5-3

Feb. 17, 2020 8:29 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Evgenii Dadonov and Mike Hoffman scored, Aaron Ekblad had two assists and the slumping Florida Panthers beat the San Jose Sharks 5-3 Monday. Colton Sceviour, Anton Stralman and Vincent Trocheck also scored for Florida, which had lost six of seven. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 29 shots,...

San Jose Sharks' Brent Burns, back, hugs Dylan Gambrell as teammate Brenden Dillon (4) joins the celebration after Gambrell scores a goal against the Minnesota Wild in the third period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in St. Paul, Minn. San Jose won 2-0.(AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid)

Jones shuts out Wild, Sharks win 2-0

Feb. 15, 2020 8:56 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Already without Logan Couture and Tomas Hertl, the San Jose Sharks learned they would also be without leading scorer Erik Karlsson and leading goal-scorer Evander Kane. They adjusted by playing a tight game in front of goaltender Martin Jones to win for the fourth time in five games....

San Jose Sharks defenseman Erik Karlsson sits on the rail of the team box during a stop in play late in the third period of the Sharks' NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Denver. Colorado won 4-0. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Sharks D Erik Karlsson out for season with broken thumb

Feb. 15, 2020 8:55 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — San Jose Sharks defenseman Erik Karlsson will miss the rest of the season after breaking the thumb on his left hand in Friday’s game at Winnipeg. The team made the announcement Saturday before San Jose was set to play at Minnesota, a 2-0 win. The Sharks also lost forward...

Winnipeg Jets' Nikolaj Ehlers (27) and San Jose Sharks' Brenden Dillon (4) collide as Sharks' Evander Kane (9) skates by during the second period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Karlsson, Meier rally Sharks past Jets 3-2

Feb. 14, 2020 11:42 PM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Melker Karlsson and Timo Meier scored in an 89-second span in the third period to lift the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night. Marcus Sorensen also scored for the Sharks, who are 4-3-0 in their last seven games. Aaron Dell made 29 saves for San...

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...