In-Game Notes: Sept. 27 vs. New Jersey Devils

New Jersey Devils at Winnipeg Jets

Thursday, Sept. 27 — Bell MTS Place

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First Period: Game Summary | Event Summary
Second Period: Game Summary | Event Summary

Scoring Summary
New Jersey Devils 2 1 2 5
Winnipeg Jets 1 1 1 3
Shots By Period
New Jersey Devils 12 5 10 27
Winnipeg Jets 9 10 5 24
Special Teams
New Jersey Devils 0/2 3 4/4 0 8
Winnipeg Jets 0/4 3 2/2 0 6

(Updated following each period)

Goal Summary
1 13:11 WPG Mathieu Perreault (1) Blake Wheeler (4) Mark Scheifele (3) EV 1-0
Just as their power play ended, Blake Wheeler passed down low to Mathieu Perreault, who brought the puck from below the goal line to the top of the crease before sliding it through the legs of Keith Kinkaid and in.
1 14:57 NJD Andy Greene (1) Jesper Bratt (1) Marcus Johansson (1) EV 1-1
Marcus Johansson left the puck for Jesper Bratt at the bottom of the right circle.  Bratt sent a pass across the crease to a streaking Andy Greene, who one-timed a shot past Connor Hellebuyck and in.
1 15:47 NJD Kyle Palmieri (2) Taylor Hall (2) Sami Vatanen (2) EV 2-1
Sami Vatanen threw the puck towards the Jets net, which was redirected by Taylor Hall into Kyle Palmieri in the Jets crease.  The puck ricocheted off Palmieri, off the post, then back off Palmieri’s body and in.
2 1:21 NJD Sami Vatanen (1) Taylor Hall (3) Kyle Palmieri (2) EV 3-1
From the left corner, Taylor Hall sent a pass across to Sami Vatanen at the right face-off dot. Vatanen snapped a shot over the shoulder of Hellebuyck and in.
2 9:10 WPG Kyle Connor (1) Mark Scheifele (4) Blake Wheeler (5) EV 3-2
With a delayed penalty coming against the Devils, Mark Scheifele sent a backhand from the slot to Kyle Connor at the right face-off dot. Connor one-timed a shot over the glove of Kinkaid and in.
3 :17 NJD Travis Zajac (1) Miles Wood (1) EV 4-2
Miles Wood picked up a loose puck in the slot, moved around a Jets defender and got a shot away that was stopped by the left pad of Hellebuyck but Travis Zajac knocked the rebound just inside the post and in.
3 3:07 WPG Skyler McKenzie (3) Joe Morrow (4) Seth Griffith (4) EV 4-3
Joe Morrow let a wrist shot go from the left point that was redirected by Skyler McKenzie through the legs of Kinkaid and in.
3 10:01 WPG Damon Severson (1) Marcus Johansson (2) Will Butcher (1) EV 5-3
Marcus Johansson circled around the Jets net before passing to Damon Severson in the slot. Severson one-timed a slap shot blocker side on Hellebuyck and in.
Jets Notes
  • Finish the pre-season with a 4-3-0 record.
  • Went 0-for-4 on the power play in the game and are now 6-for-28 (21.4%) on the power play during the pre-season.
Player Notes

Kyle Connor

  • Scored his first goal of the pre-season in the second period. He was second on Jets last season with 31 goals.
  • Led the Jets with four shots in the game.

Seth Griffith

  • Was a perfect 6-for-6 in faceoffs tonight.
  • Picked up his fourth assist of the pre-season tonight in his fifth appearance for the Jets.

Tyler Myers

  • Led the Jets in ice time with 21:48 TOI.

Mathieu Perreault

  • Scored his first goal of the pre-season after being held without a goal in his first three games of the pre-season. Perreault had 17 goals in 70 games last season, which was one goal short of matching a career high.

Blake Wheeler

  • Had an assist on both of Winnipeg’s first two goals tonight, giving him the team lead in pre-season scoring with seven points (2G, 5A).
  • Has recorded multiple points in all three of his pre-season games.
  • Led the Jets with four hits tonight.

Skyler McKenzie

  • Scored the Jets lone marker in the third period and had three goals in two pre-season games.

Mark Scheifele

  • Had a pair of assists tonight, giving him six points (2G, 4A) in three pre-season games. Scheifele had two or more assists in 10 games last season.

Joe Morrow

  • Led the Jets with four hits.
  • Registered an assist tonight and finishes the pre-season with five points (1G, 4A) in five games.