In-Game Notes: Dec. 16 vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay Lightning at Winnipeg Jets

Sunday, December 16 — Bell MTS Place

Game Links

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

Scoring Summary
Tampa Bay Lightning 1 2 1 0 4
Winnipeg Jets 1 2 1 1 5
Shots By Period
Tampa Bay Lightning 11 15 18 2 46
Winnipeg Jets 12 16 8 6 42
Special Teams
Tampa Bay Lightning 2/2 6 0/1 1 2
Winnipeg Jets 1/1 1 0/2 0 4

(Updated following each period)

Goal Summary
1 13:01 T.B Alex Killorn (8) Ondrej Palat (9) Andrei Vasilevskiy (2) PP 1-0
With the Jets making a line change, Andrei Vasilevskiy sent a quick pass to Ondrj Palat at the Jets blueline.  Palat fed a streaking Alex Killorn, who broke in alone and lifted a backhand over Connor Hellebuyck and in. 
1 19:43 WPG Mathieu Perreault (7) Tyler Myers (7) Nikolaj Ehlers (12) PP 1-1
While on the power play, Nikolaj Ehlers sent a cross-ice pass to Tyler Myers, who fired a slapshot from the top of the right circle that was redirected by Mathieu Perreault at the top of the crease and beat Andrei Vasilevskiy. 
2 8:36 WPG Brandon Tanev (7) Adam Lowry (5) Josh Morrissey (16) EV 2-1
With a scramble in front of the Lightning net, Brandon Tanev found the puck, spun and fired a shot off the post, but the rebound sat free in the crease where Tanev knocked it in. 
2 9:13 T.B Steven Stamkos (16) Ondrej Palat (10)   EV 2-2
Ondrej Palat picked up the puck in the right corner and fed a pass to Steven Stamkos near the top of the right circle. Stamkos one-timed a slapshot that beat Connor Hellebuyck on the blocker side. 
2 18:09 T.B Tyler Johnson (14) Brayden Point (21) Mikhail Sergachev (12) EV 3-2
Mikhail Sergachev let a shot go from the point that hit Brayden Point in the slot.  Tyler Johnson found the loose puck, turned, and fired a shot along the ice that beat Connor Hellebuyck through the legs. 
2 19:19 WPG Nikolaj Ehlers (11) Mark Scheifele (24) Blake Wheeler (39) EV 3-3
Blake Wheeler found Mark Scheifele in the left circle. Scheifele sent a quick pass across to Nikolaj Ehlers in the right circle and he one-timed a shot past Andrei Vasilevskiy and in. 
3 6:55 T.B Nikita Kucherov (14) Steven Stamkos (19) Brayden Point (22) PP 4-3
While on the power play, Steven Stamkos took a pass from Brayden Point, and moved to the middle of the ice before sending a pass to Nikita Kucherov in the right circle. Kucherov one-timed a shot that snuck under the arm of Connor Hellebuyck and in. 
3 14:23 WPG Nikolaj Ehlers (12) Mark Scheifele (25) Dustin Byfuglien (22) EV 4-4
Nikolaj Ehlers fed a pass to Mark Scheifele in the slot. Scheifele’s slap shot missed the net, but the puck bounced off the boards and back to the right of the crease where Ehlers fired it in. 
OT 4:18 WPG Mark Scheifele (21)     EV 5-4
In overtime, Patrik Laine moved down the left side and took the puck to the net where Andrei Vasilevskiy poke checked it away, but the puck went right to Mark Scheifele in the slot who snapped it blocker side on Vasilevskiy and in.
Jets Notes
  • Improves to 13-4-2 at Bell MTS Place and 22-9-2 overall. 
  • Extended their winning streak to five games, which is the longest of the season.
  • The Jets have scored four-or-more goals in five consecutive games and eight of their last 10 games. 
  • Jets improve to 5-1 in overtime this season.
  • Tonight was the third consecutive game the Jets have gone to overtime. (3-0)
  • Improve to 10-4-1 against Eastern Conference opponents and 3-3-1 against Atlantic Division opponents. 
  • The Jets are 8-1-0 in December. 
  • Improve to 11-4-0 when allowing the game’s first goal.
  • Are now 8-0-0 when tied after the second period.
  • Went 1-for-1 on the power play tonight and extended their power play goal streak to five games (9-for-19, 47.4%).
Player Notes

Dustin Byfuglien

  • Extended his point streak to five games (1G, 7A) with an assist tonight. 
  • Has played a team-high 16:21 tonight.

Ben Chiarot

  • Led the Jets with six hits tonight.

Adam Lowry

  • Registered his 100th career point on Tanev’s second period goal.

Mathieu Perreault

  • Scored in the first period to extend his goal scoring streak to four games, which is the longest of his career.

Brandon Tanev

  • Scored his seventh goal of the season tonight, which is one goal away from his career-high of eight he scored last season. 

Nikolaj Ehlers

  • Scored twice tonight to give him 12 goals on the season. 
  • Finished the night with three points (2G, 1A).  It’s the second three-point game of the season for Ehlers. 
  • Led the Jets with five shots. 

Mark Scheifele

  • Scored his third overtime goal of the season, and second in his last three games tonight.  
  • Has been in on all five overtime goals for the Jets this season. 
  • Tied the franchise record for points in overtime this season (5) with his overtime goal, tying Marian Hossa (2006-07) and Dustin Byfuglien (2010-11)
  • Registered three points (1G, 2A) to pick up his third consecutive three-point game, and fourth in his last five games.  
  • Extended his point streak to five games (5G, 9A) 

Blake Wheeler

  • Extended his point streak to five games with an assist tonight.  Wheeler has eight points (1G, 7A) during the streak. 

Josh Morrissey

  • Extended his point streak to three games with an assist tonight.  Morrissey has five points (1G, 4A) during the streak.