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Sports Blake Wheeler lifts Jets over Flames 2-1

06:06  06 april  2018
06:06  06 april  2018 Source:   msn.com

Fight breaks out in Jets practice between Blake Wheeler, Ben Chiarot

  Fight breaks out in Jets practice between Blake Wheeler, Ben Chiarot Jets captain Blake Wheeler was asked to leave practice Saturday after a skirmish with teammate Ben Chiarot.Jets captain Blake Wheeler was asked to leave practice Saturday after a skirmish with teammate Ben Chiarot, according to reporters' accounts from the scene.

Blake Wheeler scored once to pick up his 90th point of the season and help the Jets to a 2 - 1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Thursday for Blake Wheeler netted his second hat trick in the 1st period, while Mark Scheifele earned three points in the Jets ' Hellebuyck, Wheeler lift Jets to 2 - 1

Blake Wheeler scored once to pick up his 90th point of the season and help the Jets to a 2 - 1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Thursday for Winnipeg’s fourth-straight win. Wheeler ’s goal was his 23rd of the season. Paul Stastny also scored for Winnipeg (51-20-10), which is 10-1-0 in its past 11 games.

Winnipeg Jets right wing Blake Wheeler© Richard A. Whittaker/Icon Sportswire Winnipeg Jets right wing Blake Wheeler WINNIPEG - Blake Wheeler scored once to pick up his 90th point of the season and help the Jets to a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames on Thursday for Winnipeg's fourth-straight win.

Wheeler's goal was his 23rd of the season. Paul Stastny also scored for Winnipeg (51-20-10), which is 10-1-0 in its past 11 games.

Rookie Spencer Foo recorded his first NHL goal in his third game for the Flames (36-35-10).

Winnipeg will play the Minnesota Wild in the first round of the NHL playoffs after Nashville beat Washington 4-3 earlier Thursday to clinch top spot in the Central Division and Western Conference with 115 points.

Blake Wheeler takes full responsibility for scrap at Jets practice

  Blake Wheeler takes full responsibility for scrap at Jets practice Wheeler started the altercation, pursued it, and if they were handing out instigators he would have gotten the extra penalty minutes. “I had a little bit of a bad day yesterday,” Wheeler said to the assembled media Sunday morning, with a key game against Nashville scheduled for tonight at 6 p.m. local. “(I) sent one a little bit high and tight at (Chiarot). If it were me in his position, I’d go after whoever did it too.“You love playing with guys that are competitive and that’s the spirit of our team — we’re competitive in every game, competitive in every practice.

Connor Hellebuyck made 30 saves and Blake Wheeler scored in the shootout to seal the Jets ' 2 - 1 win against the Flames .

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Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves for the Jets, giving him 43 wins on the season. That tied former Pittsburgh netminder Tom Barrasso (1992-93) for the most victories in a season by an American goalie.

Jon Gillies stopped 24 shots for Calgary, which is 1-9-0 in its past 10 games.

Wheeler scored with 47 seconds left in the first when he tipped in Dustin Byfuglien's shot from the point. Calgary outshot the Jets 15-8 in the period.

Wheeler, who has five goals and 14 points in his past 11 games, became the fourth player in franchise history to hit the 90-point mark, and first since Ilya Kovalchuk in 2008-09. His previous career-high was 78 points two years ago.

Jets rookie Kyle Connor assisted on Wheeler's goal, giving him 15 points (eight goals, seven assists) in his past 12 games.

Jets clinch playoff spot with win over Preds

  Jets clinch playoff spot with win over Preds Jets clinch playoff spot with win over PredsMark Scheifele scored the only shootout goal for either club.

Winnipeg Jets captain Blake Wheeler collects 10 points ( 2 goals, 8 assists) in four games, picking up his league-leading third four-point effort of the

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Ben Chiarot made a patient play to set up Stastny's goal, waiting for the veteran to cut toward the net and then sending a pass to his stick for the redirection and 2-0 lead at 12:59.

Mark Stone's shot bounced in off Foo's foot just over two minutes later. The Flames continued to lead the Jets 25-17 in shots on goal.

It appeared Jets centre Andrew Copp had a short-handed goal with just over a minute to go, but the whistle had blown.

Winnipeg hosts Chicago on Saturday to wrap up the regular season. Calgary ends its season against the Golden Knights the same day.

Hellebuyck perfect as Jets shut out Wild 2-0 .
Hellebuyck perfect as Jets shut out Wild 2-0Hellebuyck, who was named a Vezina Trophy finalist earlier in the day, bounced back from getting pulled after giving up six goals in the Game 3 loss with a steady performance in net for Winnipeg. Hellebuyck had his 13th career shutout and seventh this season.

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