In-Game Notes: Dec. 29 vs. Minnesota Wild

Minnesota Wild at Winnipeg Jets

Saturday, December 29 — 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
Minnesota Wild 1 1 1   3
Winnipeg Jets 0 0 1   1
Shots By Period
Minnesota Wild 11 7 7   25
Winnipeg Jets 6 10 11   27
Special Teams
Minnesota Wild 0/0 0 1/2 1 6
Winnipeg Jets 1/2 2 0/0 0 2

(Updated following each period)

Goal Summary
1 9:28 MIN Matt Bartkowski (1) Marcus Foligno (5)   EV 1-0
Marcus Foligno sent a pass from the right circle to Matt Bartkowski at the point.  Bartkowski snapped a shot that beat Connor Hellebuyck over the glove and in. 
2 2:17 MIN Charlie Coyle (6) Luke Kunin (1) Zach Parise (15) EV 2-0
Zach Parise sent a pass across the ice to Luke Kunin at the Jets blueline.  Kunin moved to the top of the circle and let a shot go that was blocked, but the puck bounced to Charlie Coyle behind the Jets defence and Coyle lifted the puck over the arm of Hellebuyck and in. 
3 7:21 WPG Patrik Laine (24) Blake Wheeler (44) Dustin Byfuglien (25) PP 2-1
While on the power play, Blake Wheeler sent a pass from the right circle across to Patrik Laine, who one-timed a shot from the top of the left circle blocker-side on Devan Dubnyk and in. 
3 19:13 WPG Eric Fehr (5) Zach Parise (16)   EV/EN 3-1
With the Jets net empty, Zach Parise found Eric Fehr at the redline and Fehr moved into the Jets zone before sliding the puck into the empty net. 
Jets Notes
  • Jets have lost two consecutive games and fall to 24-12-2 on the season.  It’s just the second time this season the Jets have lost consecutive games. 
  • The Jets have been held to one goal or less in four of the last five games. 
  • Went 1-for-2 on the power play, snapping a four-game power play goalless drought with a power play goal in the third period. 
  • Are now 3-9-0 when trailing after the second period.
  • Outshot Minnesota 27-25 overall and are 10-5-0 when outshooting opponents this season.
  • Finish the month of December with a 4-3-0 record at Bell MTS Place.
Player Notes

Patrik Laine

  • Scored his 24th goal of the season tonight, snapping a four-game goalless drought.
  • Laine’s goal was his 11th of the season on the power play, and snapped a stretch of 13 games without a power play goal. 

Blake Wheeler

  • Registered his 44th assist of the season, tying him for the NHL lead with Nikita Kucherov (TB) and Mikko Rantanen (COL)
  • Wheeler’s assist gives him 49 points on the season, tying him with Mark Scheifele for the team lead. 
  • Tied for the team-high with four hits. 

Josh Morrissey 

  • Played in his 200th career NHL game tonight. 

Mark Scheifele

  • Led the Jets with 22:23 TOI. 

Nikolaj Ehlers

  • Led the Jets with six shots. 

Andrew Copp

  • Tied for the team-high with four hits.