In-Game Notes: Jan. 31 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

Columbus Blue Jackets at Winnipeg Jets

Thursday, January 31 — 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
Columbus Blue Jackets 2 1 0   3
Winnipeg Jets 1 1 2   4
Shots By Period
Columbus Blue Jackets 11 12 8   31
Winnipeg Jets 8 9 9   26
Special Teams
Columbus Blue Jackets 1/3 2 3/4 1 8
Winnipeg Jets 1/4 5 2/3 0 6

(Updated following each period)

Goal Summary
1 4:34 WPG Mark Scheifele (26) Blake Wheeler (54) Joe Morrow (4) EV 1-0
After Joe Morrow held the puck in at the left point, Blake Wheeler picked up the loose puck and moved to the slot before sliding a pass to Mark Scheifele, who one-timed a shot from the left circle that beat Sergei Bobrovsky blocker-side and in.
1 8:52 CBJ Artemi Panarin (20) Ryan Murray (24) Seth Jones (23) EV 1-1
Seth Jones fed a pass across to Ryan Murray at the left point.  Murray sent a pass across the ice to Artemi Panarin in the right circle and he snapped a shot glove side on Connor Hellebuyck and in.
1 13:30 CBJ Josh Anderson (16) Artemi Panarin (37) Seth Jones (24) PP 2-1
While on the power play, Seth Jones found Artemi Panarin on the right wall at the Jets blueline.  Panarin moved into the right circle before sliding a pass across to Josh Anderson in the slot. Anderson fired the puck blocker-side on Hellebuyck and in.
2 13:21 WPG Mason Appleton (3) Andrew Copp (8) Brendan Lemieux (2) EV 2-2
Mason Appleton picked up the puck inside the Columbus blue line, moved into the left circle and let a backhand go that bounced off the glove of Bobrovsky, into his pads, and trickled just over the line. 
2 14:18 CBJ Oliver Bjorkstrand (8) Alexander Wennberg (19) Nick Foligno (12) EV 3-2
Alexander Wennberg carried the puck into the Jets zone before dropping it to Oliver Bjorkstrand, who snapped a shot over the glove of Hellebuyck and in.
3 8:47 WPG Jack Roslovic (4) Tyler Myers (11) Jacob Trouba (21) PP 3-3
While on the power play, Tyler Myers had the puck along the right wall, moved into the circle, and slid a pass across to Jack Roslovic in the left circle. Roslovic quickly fired a wrist shot blocker side on Bobrovsky and in. 
3 18:46 WPG Kyle Connor (22) Bryan Little (20) Jacob Trouba (22)  EV 4-3
Jacob Trouba sent a pass along the boards to Bryan Little behind the Columbus net.  Little fed a backhand pass to Kyle Connor in the slot and he quickly snapped a shot over the blocker of Bobrovsky and in. 
Jets Notes
  • Improve to 33-16-2 overall with the win. 
  • Won their sixth consecutive game at Bell MTS Place and improve to 19-6-2 at home this season.
  • Improve to 13-6-1 against Eastern Conference opponents, including 8-3-0 against the Metropolitan Division. 
  • The Jets have scored four or more goals in nine consecutive victories. 
  • Scored twice in the third period tonight.  The Jets have scored in the third period in 10 of their last 11 games. (19 goals) 
  • Went 1-for-3 on the power play tonight and are now 15-for-35 (42.8%) in their last 12 games at Bell MTS Place.
  • Improve to 18-5-2 when scoring first this season.
  • Improve to 20-8-2 when being outshot.
  • Improve to 6-13-0 when trailing after the second period.
Player Notes

Mason Appleton

  • Scored his third career goal in the second period. It’s his first career goal at Bell MTS Place while playing for the Jets.

Adam Lowry

  • Was the top faceoff man for the Jets, winning eight of his eleven faceoffs tonight.

Josh Morrissey

  • Led the Jets in ice time tonight with 25:12 TOI.

Mark Scheifele

  • Scored his team-leading 26th goal of the season in the first period.
  • It’s his first goal in five games.

Blake Wheeler

  • Registered his 54th assist of the season on Scheifele’s goal. He is three assists back of NHL assist leader Nikita Kucherov.

Jack Roslovic

  • Scored his fourth goal of the season tonight and has two goals in his last three games.

Kyle Connor

  • Scored his fourth game-winning goal of the season tonight. 

Bryan Little

  • Assisted on Kyle Connor’s third period goal to register his 20th assist of the season.  It’s the 11th consecutive season Little has registered 20 assists.

Jacob Trouba

  • Picked up a pair of assists tonight.  It’s the fifth time this season Trouba has registered two-or-more assists in a game.

Brandon Tanev

  • Led the Jets with five blocked shots tonight and leads the Jets with 170 hits overall this season.

Tyler Myers

  • Registered his 11th assist of the season tonight and has registered an assist in each of his last two games.