In-Game Notes: Jan. 11 vs. Detroit Red Wings

Detroit Red Wings at Winnipeg Jets

Friday, January 11 — 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
Detroit Red Wings 0 1 1   2
Winnipeg Jets 2 1 1   4
Shots By Period
Detroit Red Wings 9 15 11   35
Winnipeg Jets 10 9 8   27
Special Teams
Detroit Red Wings 1/4 4 3/3 1 8
Winnipeg Jets 0/3 3 3/4 0 8

(Updated following each period)

Goal Summary
1 :13 WPG Brandon Tanev (10) Adam Lowry (6) Mathieu Perreault (9) EV 1-0
Mathieu Perreault stole the puck from a Red Wings defender in the right corner and fed Adam Lowry on the right wall.  Lowry moved towards the net before sending a backhand pass to Brandon Tanev in the slot. Tanev lifted the puck up and over the glove of Jonathan Bernier and in. 
1 19:58 WPG Blake Wheeler (8) Kyle Connor (17) Mark Scheifele (31) EV 2-0
Blake Wheeler picked up the puck in the right corner, moved to the top of the right circle, and tried to slide a pass across the ice. The puck hit the stick of Thomas Vanek and redirected past Jonathan Bernier and in. 
2 4:51 WPG Bryan Little (9) Kyle Connor (18)   EV 3-0
While playing 4-on-4, Bryan Little sent a pass from the left corner to Kyle Connor at the top of the left circle.  Connor returned the pass back to Little at the left face-off dot who let a shot go that redirected off of Mike Green, over Jonathan Bernier’s right arm and in. 
2 10:03 DET Luke Glendening (6) Filip Hronek (5) Darren Helm (6) SH 3-1
While shorthanded, Darren Helm sent a pass across the ice to Filip Hronek behind the Jets defence at the Jets blueline.  Hronek moved down to the right of the crease before sliding a pass across to Luke Glendening at the top of the crease and he knocked the puck over the pad of Laurent Brossoit and in. 
3 6:50 DET Dennis Cholowski (7) Niklas Kronwall (11) Frans Nielsen (18) PP 3-2
While on the power play, Niklas Kronwall fired a slap-pass across to Dennis Cholowski at the right face-off dot and he snapped a shot glove side on Laurent Brossoit and in.
3 19:00 WPG Kyle Connor Blake Wheeler Jacob Trouba EV/EN 4-2
With the Detroit net empty, Blake Wheeler fed Kyle Connor at the Red Wing blueline where Connor fired a wrist shot into the empty net. 
Jets Notes
  • Improve to 28-14-2 overall and 16-6-2 at Bell MTS Place.
  • It’s the third consecutive win at Bell MTS Place for the Jets.
  • Improve to 11-5-1 vs Eastern Conference opponents and 4-3-1 vs Atlantic Division opponents. 
  • Completed the 6th of 10 back-to-backs and improved to 4-2-0 in the second game of back-to-backs.
  • Move into a tie with the Nashville Predators for top spot in the Central Division with 58 points.  The Jets have two games in hand. 
  • Finished the night 0-for-3 on the power play, but are still 13-for-29 (44.8%) in their last nine home games. 
  • Were out shot 35-27 tonight and improve to 16-7-2 when being out shot this season.
  • Improve to 15-5-2 when scoring first this season.
  • Improve to 15-3-2 when leading after the second period this season.
Player Notes

Laurent Brossoit

  • Improves to 9-1-1 with the win.
  • Shutout streak ended at 91:01 with Luke Glendening’s second period goal.
  • Started his 10th game of the season, which ties a career-high for starts in a season.

Dmitry Kulikov

  • Finished the night with a team-high four hits, a team-high three takeaways, four blocked shots, in a season-high 20:02 TOI.

Bryan Little

  • Scored in the second period to reach 500 career points.
  • Extended his point streak to four games (3G, 2A).

Jacob Trouba

  • Led the Jets in ice time tonight with 24:19.

Mark Scheifele

  • Had an assist in the first period to extend his point streak to four games (2G, 4A).

Brandon Tanev

  • Scored in consecutive games for the third time this season.
  • Extended his point streak to four games (2G, 2A).

Blake Wheeler

  • Led the Jets with seven shots tonight.  Wheeler has had seven shots in each of the two games vs. DET this season.
  • Picked up his 48th assist of the season, tying him for second in the NHL in assists with Mikko Rantanen (COL), and three behind Nikita Kucherov (TB).

Kyle Connor

  • Had three points (1G, 2A) to extend his point streak to four games (3G, 3A).  It’s the third time this season Connor has had three-or-more points in a game. 

Mathieu Perreault

  • Picked up an assist on Brandon Tanev’s first period goal.  Perreault has  registered a point in three of his last four games (1G, 2A). 

Josh Morrissey

  • Led the Jets with five blocked shots.   Morrissey is second on the Jets in shots blocked this season with 80, eight behind team leader Jacob Trouba (88).