In-Game Notes: Feb. 12 vs. New York Rangers

New York Rangers at Winnipeg Jets

Tuesday, February 12 — 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
New York Rangers 0 2 1   3
Winnipeg Jets 2 0 2   4
Shots By Period
New York Rangers 10 16 10   37
Winnipeg Jets 19 9 8   36
Special Teams
New York Rangers 2/4 5 2/2 1 4
Winnipeg Jets 0/2 5 2/4 0 8

(Updated following each period)

Goal Summary
1 4:58 WPG Mark Scheifele (29) Joe Morrow (5) Kyle Connor (22) EV 1-0
Kyle Connor sent a pass back to Joe Morrow at the right point.  Morrow faked a shot then slid a pass to Mark Scheifele at the bottom of the left circle. Scheifele fired a shot between the legs of Henrik Lundqvist and in.
1 18:36 WPG Mark Scheifele (30) Blake Wheeler (56)   EV 2-0
Mark Scheifele gathered the puck at the red line, broke down the right side into the Rangers zone, and moved into the right circle before snapping a shot just inside the post blocker-side on Lundqvist and in.
2 :38 NYR Mika Zibanejad (24) Chris Kreider (19) Mats Zuccarello (24) EV 2-1
Chris Kreider fed Mika Zibanejad at the right wall. Zibanejad let a shot go that redirected off the skate of Jacob Trouba, off the far post and in.
2 19:19 NYR Pavel Buchnevich (10) Ryan Strome (8) Anthony DeAngelo (11) PP 2-2
While on the power play, Ryan Strome sent a hard pass to Pavel Buchnevich in the slot. Buchnevich redirected the puck over the left arm of Connor Hellebuyck and in. 
3 :57 NYR Mika Zibanejad (25) Kevin Shattenkirk (13)  Mats Zuccarello (25) PP 3-2
While on the power play,  Mika Zibanejad let a shot go from the left wall that bounced off the leg of Jacob Trouba into the stick of Josh Morrissey at the top of the crease and redirected in. 
3 5:22 WPG Joe Morrow (1) Mark Scheifele (38) Ben Chiarot (9) EV 3-3
Mark Scheifele sent a pass from the left point to Joe Morrow at the right point. Morrow one-timed a slapshot that beat Lundqvist glove side. 
3 7:21 WPG Andrew Copp (6) Mason Appleton (7) Tyler Myers (14) EV 4-3
Mason Appleton broke down the right side and from below the goal line and threw the puck in front where Andrew Copp fired it under the right arm of Lundqvist and in. 
Jets Notes
  • Extend their home point streak to nine games (8-0-1) with the win.
  • Improve to 21-6-3 at Bell MTS Place.
  • It’s the Jets third consecutive win over the Rangers.
  • Winnipeg went 0-for-2 on the power play and are now 0-for-18 in their last six home games vs the Rangers.
  • Improve to 21-6-3 when scoring first this season.
  • Improve to 12-0-0 when tied after the second period this season.
Player Notes

Dustin Byfuglien

  • Led the Jets in ice time tonight with 24:01
  • Led the Jets with seven hits tonight.
  • Led the Jets with three blocked shots tonight.

Bryan Little

  • Won five of his seven faceoffs tonight.

Mark Scheifele

  • Scored twice in the first period for his sixth multi-goal game of the season. It’s the second time this season he’s scored twice in the same period (Nov. 27 vs. PIT – 2nd).
  • Became the first member of the Jets to reach 30 goals this season with his second goal of the first period.
  • Has scored in back-to-back games and three of his past four games.
  • Finished the night with three points (2G, 1A).  It’s the 10th time this season Scheifele has had three-or-more points in a game.
  • Led the Jets with six shots tonight.

Joe Morrow

  • Scored his first goal of the season tonight.
  • Added an assist for his second multi-point game of the season.

Andrew Copp

  • Scored his sixth goal of the season tonight.  It’s his second game-winning goal of the season and third of his career. 
  • Copp has goals in consecutive games and has five points (3G, 2A) in his last six games.