In-Game Notes: Mar. 12 vs. San Jose Sharks

San Jose Sharks at Winnipeg Jets

Tuesday, March 12 — Bell MTS Place

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

Scoring Summary
San Jose Sharks 2 1 2   5
Winnipeg Jets 2 1 1   4
Shots By Period
San Jose Sharks 12 13 11   36
Winnipeg Jets 10 11 4   25
Special Teams
San Jose Sharks 0/2 5 1/2 1 4
Winnipeg Jets 1/2 2 2/2 0 4

(Updated following each period)

Goal Summary
1 8:05 SJ Marc-Edouard Vlasic (2) Joe Thornton (27) Marcus Sorensen (11) EV 1-0
Joe Thornton dropped a pass to Marc-Edouard Vlasic at the blueline. His  slap shot was stopped by Connor Hellebuyck, but the rebound bounced in the slot where Vlasic picked up the puck and fired a wrist shot through the legs of Hellebuyck and in. 
1 8:37 WPG Andrew Copp (10) Ben Chiarot (14) Mathieu Perreault (13) EV 1-1
Mathieu Perreault chipped the puck back to Ben Chairot at the right point. Chiarot moved to the middle of the ice before snapping a shot that was redirected by Andrew Copp in the slot over the arm of Aaron Dell and in.
1 9:10 WPG Bryan Little (15) Unassisted   EV 2-1
Bryan Little held the puck in at the right point and fired a shot that redirected off the leg of Sharks defenseman Justin Braun and in. 
1 16:04 SJ Gustav Nyquist (18) Tomas Hertl (32) Joonas Donskoi (20) EV 2-2
Tomas Hertl carried the puck into the Jets zone before sending a backhand pass to Gustav Nyquist in the slot. Nyquist lifted a backhand over the glove of Hellebuyck and in. 
2 :45 WPG Kyle Connor (27) Patrik Laine (17) Blake Wheeler (65) PP 3-2
While on the power play, Patrik Laine sent a pass from the top of the left circle down below the goal line to Kyle Connor, who moved to the side of the crease before lifting a backhand over the glove of Dell and in.
2 10:33 SJ Gustav Nyquist (19) Marc Edouard Vlasic (16)   EV 3-3
Tomas Hertl threw the puck towards the net from the blueline that hit a body and bounced right to Marc-Edouard Vlasic in the right circle. Vlasic snapped a shot that redirected off Gustav Nyquist at the top of the crease and in.
3 2:00 SJ Marcus Sorensen (16) Joe Thornton (28) Kevin Labanc (35) EV 4-3
Joe Thornton picked up the puck behind the Jets net before feeding Marcus Sorensen at the top of the crease. Sorensen fired a quick shot that beat Connor Hellebuyck on the blocker side. 
3 16:22 WPG Mathieu Perreault (13) Tyler Myers (17) Brandon Tanev (12) EV 4-4
Tyler Myers held the puck in at the right point and snapped a shot that was redirected in the slot by Mathieu Perreault and bounced between the legs of Aaron Dell and in. 
3 19:55 SJ Joe Pavelski (37) Timo Meier (33)   EV 5-4
Timo Meier picked up the puck at the Sharks blueline, carried the puck into the Jets zone on a 2-on-1, and fed a saucer pass across to Joe Pavelski at the top of the crease. Pavelski lifted the puck over the arm of Connor Hellebuyck and in. 
Jets Notes
  • Fall to 22-9-4 at Bell MTS Place and 40-25-4 overall.
  • Fall to 15-6-4 in one-goal games this season.
  • Went 1-for-2 on the power play tonight.  It’s the Jets first power play goal of the season against San Jose, finishing the season series 1-for-10 with the man-advantage.
  • Fall to 16-17-1 this season when trailing first and 14-1-1 this season when tied after the second period.
Player Notes

Ben Chiarot

  • Had an assist in the first period and has six points (1G, 5A) in his past nine games.

Kyle Connor

  • Scored in the second period and has three points (2G, 1A) in his past three games.

Andrew Copp

  • Scored in the first period for his third goal in his past three games.
  • Tied for the team-high with four shots tonight, one shy of his season-high of five.
  • Won 4-of-6 faceoffs.

Patrik Laine

  • Had an assist in the second period for his fourth assist in his past five games.
  • Has 10 points (4G, 6A) in his past 10 games.

Tyler Myers

  • Led the Jets with four blocked shots tonight.

Mathieu Perreault

  • Had two points (1G, 1A) to extend his point streak to three games (2G, 2A).  It’s Perreault’s first multi-point game of the season.

Blake Wheeler

  • Registered an assist on Kyle Connor’s power play goal, tying Wheeler with Slava Kozlov for the franchise record for power play assists with 130.
  • Tied for the team-high in shots with four.

Brandon Tanev

  • Assisted on Perreault’s third period goal tonight to give him 12 assists on the season, snapping a nine-game pointless streak.