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Sports Kyle Connor's goal and two assists helps Jets hand Stars their 4th straight loss

07:50  04 december  2019
07:50  04 december  2019 Source:   msn.com

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WINNIPEG — Patrik Laine is growing very fond of playing the Dallas Stars.

Laine was one of four Winnipeg Jets with a goal and one assist, and Kyle Connor notched a goal and pair of assists, in a 5-1 victory Tuesday that handed the Stars their fourth straight loss.

“I wish we played 82 against those guys because I’d have a lot of goals,” said Laine, who's scored 18 goals in 16 career games against Dallas. “It just seems like it goes in. Don’t have any explanation.

“Thank god they’re in our division. I’m laughing.”

Nikolaj Ehlers, Josh Morrissey and Mark Scheifele also had a goal and helper each for Winnipeg, which is 4-1-0 in its past five games.

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Defenceman Miro Heiskanen scored for the Stars, who are now 0-3-1 since their seven-game win streak ended.

Connor Hellebuyck made 27 saves for Winnipeg (17-10-1), which went 10-3-1 in November.

Anton Khudobin stopped 25 shots for Dallas (15-11-3), who are now two points back of the Jets in the Central Division standings.

"That was our worst game of the year," Stars coach Jim Montgomery said. "And we never responded throughout the game and I apologized to Dobie (Khudobin) after the second (period) for the effort in front of him."

Winnipeg led 1-0 after the first period and 4-1 after two.

It looked like Laine got the Jets a goal 13 seconds into the game, but Dallas successfully challenged for offside and it was wiped away.

Ehlers made it 1-0 at 7:45 when he got the puck in the slot, spun around and beat Khudobin.

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Kyle Connor had a goal and an assist and the Winnipeg Jets beat Jack Roslovic, Mark Scheifele and Adam Lowry also scored to help the Jets improve to Winnipeg made changes to its top two lines because of Bryan Little' s injury Tuesday night a loss to New Jersey.

Kyle Connor had a goal and an assist and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-1. J.T. Miller scored his team-leading eighth goal and Thatcher Demko stopped 31 shots for Winnipeg made changes to its top two lines because of Bryan Little' s injury Tuesday night a loss to New Jersey.

“Everything,” Ehlers replied when asked what he liked about his team's performance. “We came out hard, got the first goal after 13 seconds, but we kept going after (it was disallowed).

“I don't think we gave them many chances and that's the way we've got to play.”

Winnipeg had an 8-3 advantage in shots on goal after the first period. The three shots allowed was a season-low for the Jets.

Khudobin started the second period by making a pair of pad saves on breakaways by Scheifele and Ehlers, but then the bounces went against him.

Connor notched his 11th goal of the season off a deflection at 7:56. Morrissey got his goal courtesy of Stars forward Mattias Janmark, who had the rebound go off his skate and into the net to make it 3-0 at 11:12.

Heiskanen broke his team's goose egg at 17:59 when he went in alone on Hellebuyck, but Laine scored his eighth of the season just a minute and a half later to restore the Jets' three-goal lead.

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Kyle Connor had a goal and an assist and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on J.T. Miller scored his team-leading eighth goal and Thatcher Demko stopped 31 shots for Winnipeg made changes to its top two lines because of Bryan Little' s injury Tuesday night a loss to New Jersey.

Nick Schmaltz had a goal and two assists and Artem Anisimov scored his team-high 11th goal as Chicago won for the The banged-up Ducks dropped their fourth consecutive game. Connor Hellebuyck made 17 saves for the Winnipeg, which has won four straight and seven of eight at home.

"They (the Jets) were better in everything tonight,” Heiskanen said. “I don't know. It was a bad game. (Khudobin) was great today, but everyone else was bad."

The shots on goal after the second were 21-14 for Winnipeg, which was another season-low allowed through two periods.

“We’re a better defensive team right now than we are an offensive team,” Jets coach Paul Maurice said. “The numbers say that for us this year.

“We thought and we still feel that there is quite a bit more offence – if the power play heats up a little bit and some chemistry is starting to come into the lines a little bit.”

Scheifele made it 5-1 with a wrap-around goal at 13:59 of the third. Laine picked up an assist, giving him the team lead in points with 27. Scheifele has 26.

Winnipeg heads out for a one-game road trip to Dallas. The Thursday rematch marks the first of a four-game homestand for the Stars.

Notes – Winnipeg Blue Bombers Nic Demski, Andrew Harris and Chris Streveler did the game's ceremonial puck drop, part of honouring the CFL team for winning last month's Grey Cup... The Jets announced earlier in the day that veteran defenceman Dmitry Kulikov will be out until late January with an upper-body injury.

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This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 3, 2019.

Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Wheeler, Scheifele with goal and two assists each, Jets beat Flyers 7-3 .
WINNIPEG — Blake Wheeler continued his dominance over Philadelphia. Already the Jets career leader versus the Flyers, the team captain scored one goal and two assists to lead Winnipeg to a 7-3 win Sunday afternoon. Mark Scheifele also had a goal and two assists for the Jets (20-11-2) while Nikolaj Ehlers, Luca Sbisa, Logan Shaw, Patrik Laine and Kyle Connor rounded out the offence. Matt Niskanen, James van Riemsdyk and Shayne Gostisbehere scored for the Flyers (17-11-5).Connor Hellebuyck made 29 saves for the Jets. Brian Elliott, who was replaced at the start of the third period, made 11 saves on 17 shots for Philadelphia. Carter Hart made six stops in relief.

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