In-Game Notes: Oct. 24 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs at Winnipeg Jets

Wednesday, Oct. 24 — Bell MTS Place

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

Scoring Summary
Toronto Maple Leafs 1 2 1 4
Winnipeg Jets 0 0 2 2
Shots By Period
Toronto Maple Leafs 18 10 11 39
Winnipeg Jets 14 4 22 40
Special Teams
Toronto Maple Leafs 0/1 3 2/3 2 6
Winnipeg Jets 1/3 5 1/1 0 2

(Updated following each period)

Goal Summary
1 14:38 TOR Kasperi Kapanen (5) Unassisted EV 1-0
Kasperi Kapanen sent a backhand from the left circle that was stopped by Connor Hellebuyck.  The rebound bounced to Auston Matthews, whose shot was also stopped. After a scramble in front, Kapanen found the loose puck, moved into the slot, and snapped a shot over the blocker of Hellebuyck and in.
2 2:25 TOR Tyler Ennis (1) Josh Leivo (2) EV 2-0
Josh Leivo held the puck in at the right point and let a shot go along the ice that was redirected by Tyler Ennis in the slot that beat Hellebuyck blocker-side.
2 11:43 TOR Nazem Kadri (1) Connor Brown (3) Nikita Zaitsev (1) EV 3-0
Connor Brown bounced a pass off the boards to Nazem Kadri at the Jets blueline.  Kadri moved down the right side and let a shot go from the right circle that beat Hellebuyck under his left arm and in.
3 4:57 WPG Nikolaj Ehlers (1) Jacob Trouba (6) Blake Wheeler (6) EV 3-1
Nikolaj Ehlers fired wide from the top of the crease.  Jacob Trouba retrieved the loose puck in the left corner and fed Ehlers at the top of the crease. Ehlers lifted a shot over the glove of Frederik Andersen and in.
3 6:28 WPG Mark Scheifele (5) Blake Wheeler (7) Kyle Connor (5) PP 3-2
While on the power play, Blake Wheeler sent a pass from the right corner to Mark Scheifele in the slot. Scheifele one-timed a shot through the legs of Andersen and in.
3 8:28 TOR John Tavares (7) Mitch Marner (9) Par Lindholm (2) EV 4-2
Mitch Marner took a pass from Par Lindholm in the right circle, toe-dragged around Dustin Byfuglien in the slot, and sent a backhand on net that was stopped by Hellebuyck, but John Tavares jumped the rebound at the top of the crease and slid it in.
Jets Notes
  • Winnipeg finishes their six-game homestand with a 4-1-1 record and fall to 6-3-1 on the season.
  • The loss snapped a 15-game point streak at home for the Jets. Winnipeg was 14-0-1 in their previous 15 home games.
  • Went 1-for-3 on the power play tonight.  The Jets scored a power play goal in all six games of the homestand, going 7-for-18 (38.8%).
  • Were held scoreless through two periods for just the second time this season. (Oct. 13 vs. CAR)
Player Notes

Dustin Byfuglien

  • Led the Jets 27:05 TOI.

Adam Lowry

  • Led the Jets with six hits tonight.

Blake Wheeler

  • Extended his point streak to four games with a pair of assists tonight.  Wheeler has five points (1G, 4A) during the streak.

Mark Scheifele

  • Scored his team-leading fifth goal of the season tonight with a power play goal in the third period. Scheifele is tied with Patrik Laine for the team-lead with three power play goals this season.
  • Extended his point streak to three games.  Scheifele has six points (3G, 3A) during the streak.

Nikolaj Ehlers

  • Scored his first goal of the season tonight.
  • Took a game-high eight shots.  It’s the fourth time in his career Ehlers has had eight-or-more shots in a game.

Jacob Trouba

  • Picked up his sixth assist of the season tonight to tie Josh Morrissey for the team-lead.
  • Extended his point streak to three games.  Trouba has five points (1G, 4A) during the streak.

Connor Hellebuyck

  • Stopped 35-of-39 shots tonight and falls to 4-3-1 on the season.
  • It’s Hellebuyck’s first regulation regular season loss at home since February 27/18 (6-5 loss to Nashville) (11-0-1)

Tyler Myers

  • Played in his 200th game as a member of the Jets franchise.