In-Game Notes: Dec. 11 vs. Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago Blackhawks at Winnipeg Jets

Tuesday, December 11 — 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
Chicago Blackhawks 0 2 1   3
Winnipeg Jets 3 1 2   6
Shots By Period
Chicago Blackhawks 5 17 13   35
Winnipeg Jets 15 10 9   34
Special Teams
Chicago Blackhawks 0/2 5 2/5 1 10
Winnipeg Jets 3/5 10 2/2 0 4

(Updated following each period)

Goal Summary
1 7:49 WPG Mark Scheifele (17) Dustin Byfuglien (16) Blake Wheeler (33) PP 1-0
While on the power play, Blake Wheeler fed a pass back to Dustin Byfuglien, who one-timed a shot that was redirected by Mark Scheifele and beat Blackhawks goaltender Cam Ward. 
1 9:01 WPG Tyler Myers (3) Jack Roslovic (5)   EV 2-0
Jack Roslovic carried the puck behind the Blackhawks net before sending a backhand pass to Tyler Myers, who one-timed a shot from the right face-off dot over the right arm of Ward and in. 
1 13:38 WPG Kyle Connor (12) Patrik Laine (6)   EV 3-0
Kyle Connor carried the puck down the left side into the Blackhawks zone, moved to the middle of the ice, and toe-dragged the puck around a Blackhawks defenceman. Connor fanned on his first shot, but regained control of the the puck and lifted a backhand over the glove of Ward and in. 
2 1:44 WPG Kyle Connor (13) Mark Scheifele (20) Dustin Byfuglien (17) PP 4-0
Mark Scheifele redirected a point shot from Dustin Byfuglien that was stopped by Cam Ward, but Kyle Connor found the rebound at the right of the crease and fired it in. 
2 2:04 CHI Dylan Strome (7) Patrick Kane (20) Duncan Keith (13) EV 4-1
Dylan Strome broke into the Jets zone on a 2-on-1, moved around a sliding Dustin Byfuglien in the slot, and out-waited Laurent Brossoit before firing it home from just below the left circle. 
2 7:09 CHI Dominik Kahun (4) Henri Jokiharju (11) David Kampf (7) EV 4-2
David Kampf fed Henri Jokiharju in the right circle who’s shot was stopped by Laurent Brossoit, but the rebound bounced to the right side of the crease before it was banged in by Dominik Kahun.  
3 6:08 CHI Alex DeBrincat (12) Patrick Kane (21)   EV 4-3
Alex DeBrincat fed Patrick Kane in the slot. Kane passed back to DeBrincat in the right circle and  DeBrincat snapped a shot that beat Laurent Brossoit under the right arm. 
3 11:36 WPG Mathieu Perreault Nikolaj Ehlers Tyler Myers PP 5-3
Nikolaj Ehlers moved over the Blackhawks blueline and sent a pass to Tyler Myers down the right side. Myers shot was redirected by Ehlers at the top of the crease.  Cam Ward stopped the redirect, but the rebound bounced to Mathieu Perreault to the left of the crease and he fired it in. 
3 19:55 WPG Brandon Tanev (6) Dustin Byfuglien (18)   EV/EN 6-3
With the Blackhawks net empty, Dustin Byfuglien fired the puck off the boards in his own zone and Brandon Tanev jumped on it at the redline, carried it into the Blackhawks zone, and slid it into the empty net. 
Jets Notes
  • Improve to 2-1-0 on their current four-game homestand.
  • Improve to 8-0-0 when scoring five-or-more goals in a game this season.
  • Jets penalty kill was went 2-for-2 tonight and are a perfect 18-for-18 in the last eight games against the Blackhawks. 
  • Improve to 6-4-0 against Central Division opponents this season.
  • Outshot the Blackhawks 15-5 in the first period, but were outshot 35-34 overall. 
  • Are 10-3-2 this season when leading after the second period.
  • Went 3-for-5 on the power play tonight and are 6-for-11 (54.5%) in their last two games.
Player Notes

Dustin Byfuglien

  • Led the Jets with 25:23 of ice time tonight.
  • Collected three assists tonight to give him 18 on the season.  It’s the second time this season Byfuglien has had three assists in a game. 

Kyle Connor

  • Has scored in back-to-back games after going nine games without a goal.
  • Registered his first multi-goal game of this season after posting five multi-goal games last season.
  • Tied for the team-high with five shots.

Patrik Laine

  • Assisted Kyle Connor’s first period for his third assist in his last two games, which has doubled his assist total for the season to six.

Tyler Myers

  • Has scored in back-to-back games for the first time since Dec. 1-3/17.
  • Has registered consecutive multi-point games for the first time since Feb. 16-18, 2018, when he registered five assists in two games. 

Mark Scheifele

  • Has multiple assists in back-to-back games.

Blake Wheeler

  • Had an assist in the first period to end a two-game assist-less streak, which was tied for his longest of the season.
  • Is now tied for third in the NHL with 33 assists this season.

Brandon Tanev

  • Has scored in back-to-back games for the second time this season with his goal in the third period.

Bryan Little

  • Went 8-for-10 (80%) at the faceoff dot tonight.

Jack Roslovic

  • Registered his fifth assist of the season on Tyler Myers’ first period goal. 

Mathieu Perreault

  • Scored his fourth goal of the season and now has points in back-to-back games for the third time this season.

Nikolaj Ehlers

  • Notched his 11th assist of the season tonight and now has three assists in his last two games. 
  • Tied for the team-high with five shots.