In-Game Notes: Apr. 18 vs. St. Louis Blues

St. Louis Blues at Winnipeg Jets

Thursday, April 18 — 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
St. Louis Blues 0 0 3   3
Winnipeg Jets 2 0 0   2
Shots By Period
St. Louis Blues 15 6 8   29
Winnipeg Jets 12 10 9   31
Special Teams
St. Louis Blues 1/1 2 3/3 0 6
Winnipeg Jets 0/3 2 0/1 1 2

(Updated following each period)

Goal Summary
1 :12 WPG Adam Lowry (1) Brandon Tanev (1) Andrew Copp (4) EV 1-0
Andrew Copp got to the puck in the right corner and left it for Brandon Tanev, who spun and fired a shot on net that was stopped by Binnington. The rebound bounced to Adam Lowry in the slot and he quickly fired a shot over the right arm of Binnington and in. 
1 13:35 WPG Kevin Hayes (2) Dustin Byfuglien (5)   EV 2-0
Dustin Byfuglien carried the puck over the St. Louis blueline before sending a pass to a streaking Kevin Hayes down the right side. Hayes cut towards the Blues net and slid the puck under the pad of Binnington and in. 
3 1:29 STL Ryan O’Reilly (2) David Perron (2) Brayden Schenn (1) PP 2-1
While on the power play, Brayden Schenn let a slap shot go from the right circle that was stopped by Hellebuyck. The rebound bounced off David Perron to Ryan O’Reilly at the top of the crease and he shot it blocker side on Hellebuyck and in. 
3 13:52 STL Brayden Schenn (1) Oskar Sundqvist (2) Jay Bouwmeester (3) EV 2-2
As he was falling into the side of the net, Oskar Sundqvist sent a backhand pass across to Brayden Schenn, who fired the puck in as the net as it came off. After a short review, it was determined to be a good goal. 
3 19:45 STL Jaden Schwartz (1) Tyler Bozak (1)   EV 3-2
Tyler Bozak threw the puck towards the net from the right wall that was redirected by Jaden Schwartz at the top of the crease and beat Hellebuyck blocker side.  

Jets Notes

  • Blues take a 3-2 series lead.
  • The road team has won every game of the series so far.
  • Jets have lost six consecutive games on home ice dating back to the regular season.
  • Jets are 1-7 in last eight home playoff games, with five losses coming by one goal.
  • Winnipeg went 0-for-3 on the power play and 0-for-1 on the penalty kill.

Player Notes

Adam Lowry

  • Scored his first of the playoffs 12 seconds into the first period to set a new franchise post-season record for quickest goal from the start of a game.

Dustin Byfuglien

  • Registered his sixth point of the series with an assist on Kevin Hayes first period goal.
  • Has registered at least a point in four of five games this series and leads the Jets in scoring with six points (1G, 5A)
  • Led the Jets in TOI with 24:22.

Kevin Hayes

  • Hayes scored in the first period and now has two goals in his past three games after recording just two goals over his prior 12 regular season and playoff games
  • Tied for the team lead with five shots.

Brandon Tanev

  • Led the Jets in hits with six.
  • Assisted on Lowry’s first period goal

Andrew Copp

  • Picked up his fourth assist of the playoffs, setting a new career-high for points in a playoff season with four.