In-Game Notes: Sept. 23 vs. Edmonton

Edmonton Oilers at Winnipeg Jets

Sunday, Sept. 23 — Bell MTS Place

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Line Chart | Game LiveGame Summary | Event Summary | Play-By-Play
First Period: Game Summary | Event Summary
Second Period: Game Summary | Event Summary

Scoring Summary
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2
3
F
Edmonton Oilers 2 0 1 3
Winnipeg Jets 1 2 2 5
Shots By Period
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Edmonton Oilers 11 18 12 41
Winnipeg Jets 4 5 12 21
Special Teams
PP
PPS
PK
SHS
PIM
Edmonton Oilers 1/3 5 2/4 0 8
Winnipeg Jets 2/4 6 2/3 1 6

(Updated following each period)

GOAL SUMMARY

PER TIME TEAM GOAL SCORER PRIMARY ASSIST SECONDARY ASSIST STR SCORE
1 3:45 WPG Mark Scheifele (1) Blake Wheeler (2) Dustin Byfuglien (1) PP 1-0
While on the power play, Blake Wheeler took a pass from Dustin Byfuglien in the right circle, moved down low then fed Mark Scheifele in the slot. Scheifele snapped a one-timer blocker-side on Mikko Koskinen and in.
1 7:33 EDM Kailer Yamamoto (3) Matt Benning (2) Ryan McLeod (3) EV 1-1
Matt Benning snapped a shot from the right point that was redirected by Kailer Yamamoto at the top of the crease, under the arm of Connor Hellebuyck and in.
1 13:02 EDM Ethan Bear (2) Drake Caggiula (1) Ryan Strome (2) PP 2-1
While on the power play, Drake Caggiula sent a pass to Ethan Bear, who one-timed a slapshot under the glove of Connor Hellebuyck and in.
2 7:42 WPG Skyler McKenzie (1) Joe Morrow (3) Dennis Everberg (1) EV 2-2
Joe Morrow let a shot go from the right point that redirected off of Skyler McKenzie and over the glove of Mikko Koskinen and in.
2 10:01 WPG Mark Scheifele (2) Blake Wheeler (3) SH 3-2
While shorthanded, Mark Scheifele created a turnover just outside the Edmonton blueline, Blake Wheeler picked up the loose puck and moved down to the bottom of the left circle before sending a backhand across to Scheifele, who one-timed it behind Koskinen from the top of the crease.
3 7:24 WPG Blake Wheeler (2) Dustin Byfuglien (2) Mark Scheifele (2) PP 4-2
While on a 5-on-3 power play, Dustin Byfuglien passed to Blake Wheeler at the right wall.  Wheeler moved into the right circle and fired a wrist shot over the glove of Koskinen and in.
3 10:23 WPG Skyler McKenzie (2) C.J. Suess (2) Dennis Everberg (2) EV 5-2
CJ Suess carried the puck down the left side and from the bottom of the left circle sent a pass across to Skyler McKenzie, who one-timed a shot past Koskinen for his second of the night.
3 19:20 EDM Kailer Yamamoto (4) Darnell Nurse (1) Matt Benning (3) EV 5-3
Darnell Nurse carried the puck down the right side before sending a backhand pass across to Kailer Yamamoto, who knocked it past Connor Hellebuyck and in.

 

Jets Notes
  • Went 2-for-4 on the power play and are now 5-for-20 (25%) on the power play in the pre-season.
  • Winnipeg was out shot 41-21 on the night, including 11-4 and 18-5 in the first and second periods respectively.  The Jets gave up 40 or more shots nine times last season, with a record of 3-4-2 in those games.
  • Scored three goals on nine shots through 40 minutes.
Player Notes

Connor Hellebuyck

  • Stopped 38-of-41 shots tonight. He turned aside 32 of 35 shots in Winnipeg 4-3 overtime win against the Calgary Flames on Friday. Hellebuyck was 2-1-2 in games where he faced 40-or-more shots last season.

Skyler McKenzie

  • Scored his first two goals of the pre-season in his pre-season debut tonight. He tallied 47 goals in 72 games with the WHL’s Portland Winterhawks last season and one goal in three playoff games with the Manitoba Moose.

Tyler Myers

  • Led the Jets in ice time with 25:05 TOI.
  • Led the Jets with six blocked shots.  He was second on the Jets last season with 119 blocked shots.

Mark Scheifele

  • Scored on the power play in the first period. He was second on the Jets last season with eight power play goals.
  • Scored shorthanded in the second period to give the Jets a 3-2 lead. He had two shorthanded goals last season.
  • Had four multi-goal games last season.
  • Finished the night with three points (2G, 1A) and now has four points (2G, 2A) in two games.

Blake Wheeler

  • Had the primary assist on both of Scheifele’s goals tonight. Wheeler led the NHL in primary assists last season with 48.
  • Scored his second goal of the pre-season tonight.
  • With his three points tonight, Wheeler took over the team-lead in points in the pre-season with five (2G, 2A) in two games.

Joe Morrow

  • Registered an assist tonight and now has four points (1G, 3A) in three pre-season games.

Dustin Byfuglien

  • Registered a pair of assists tonight and now has four points (2G, 2A) in three games.  Byfuglien had eight multi-point games last season.