In-Game Notes: Nov. 27 vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins at Winnipeg Jets

Tuesday, Nov. 27 — 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
Pittsburgh Penguins 1 1 2 4
Winnipeg Jets 1 2 0 3
Shots By Period
Pittsburgh Penguins 14 12 5 30
Winnipeg Jets 10 9 8 27
Special Teams
Pittsburgh Penguins 0/1 2 2/2 1 4
Winnipeg Jets 0/2 3 1/1 1 2

(Updated following each period)

Goal Summary
1 7:01 WPG Brandon Tanev (4) Ben Chiarot (3) Adam Lowry (3) SH 1-0
While shorthanded, Brandon Tanev chased down a puck in the Penguins zone, chipped it behind the net before moving out to the slot and sliding a shot between the legs of Casey DeSmith and in.
1 18:13 PIT Sidney Crosby (10) Dominik Simon (8) Jake Guentzel (8) EV 1-1
Dominik Simon took a pass from Jake Guentzel inside the Jets zone and from the left circle fed a pass across to a streaking Sidney Crosby, who beat Connor Hellebuyck blocker side with a backhand.
2 :39 WPG Mark Scheifele (12) Blake Wheeler (24) Nikolaj Ehlers (6) EV 2-1
Nikolaj Ehlers carried the puck over the Penguins blueline before dropping a pass to Blake Wheeler, who slid a pass across to Mark Scheifele in the left circle where Scheifele one-timed a shot past Casey DeSmith.
2 4:40 PIT Riley Sheahan (2) Derek Grant (2) Jamie Oleksiak (6) EV 2-2
Derek Grant gathered the puck behind the Jets net and sent a pass to Riley Sheahan in the slot. Sheahan fired a shot that was stopped by Connor Hellebuyck, but the rebound bounced just above the goal line in the crease before it was tapped in by Sheahan.
2 16:00 WPG Mark Scheifele (13) Blake Wheeler (25) Nikolaj Ehlers (7) EV 3-2
From the Jets blueline, Blake Wheeler bounced a pass off the boards to Mark Scheifele, who moved into the right circle and let a wrist shot go that beat Casey DeSmith on the blocker side.
3 5:08 PIT Derek Grant (1) Garrett Wilson (1) Olli Maatta (7) EV 3-3
Derek Grant took a pass from Garrett Wilson at the Jets blueline and moved into the right circle before snapping a shot that snuck under the arm of Connor Hellebuyck and in.
3 14:48 PIT Zach Aston-Reese (2) Phil Kessel (18) Kris Letang (15) EV 4-3
Phil Kessel sent the puck from the right corner to the front of the net where it bounced off Blake Wheeler right to the stick of Zach Aston-Reese, who one-timed a shot over the glove of Connor Hellebuyck and in.
Jets Notes
  • Fall to 13-8-2 on the season and 8-3-2 at Bell MTS Place.
  • Drop to 7-3-2 when leading after the second period this season.
  • Have their four-game point streak at Bell MTS Place. (3-0-1)
  • Fall to 5-4-1 against Eastern Conference opponents this season.
Player Notes

Mark Scheifele

  • Scored twice in the second period. It’s the sixth time in his career he’s scored two goals in a period – four times in second periods and twice in third periods.
  • It’s the third time this season Scheifele has had a two-goal game.
  • Was the Jets top face-off man, going 9-for-14 (64%) at the dot.

Brandon Tanev

  • Scored the first goal of the game shorthanded. It’s his second goal in as many games and third goal in his last four games. It’s the first time in his career he’s scored in back-to-back games. It’s also his fourth shorthanded goal in the last two seasons.

Blake Wheeler

  • Had two assists in the second period. It’s his first multi-point game since having a streak of four multi-point games from Nov. 1-11.
  • Led the Jets with 23:11 TOI.

Patrik Laine

  • Had his five-game point streak (11G, 1A) and four-game goal streak (11G) come to an end tonight.
  • Led the Jets with four shots and now has a team-high 94 shots on the season.

Adam Lowry

  • Tied Brandon Tanev for the team high with three hits.  Lowry leads the Jets with 64 hits this season.

Nikolaj Ehlers

  • Had two assists tonight to give him seven on the season.