In-Game Notes: Oct. 10 vs. Minnesota Wild

Minnesota Wild at Winnipeg Jets

Thursday, Oct. 10 — Bell MTS Place

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

Scoring Summary
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2
3
OT
F
Minnesota Wild 1 0 1   2
Winnipeg Jets 0 2 2   4
Shots By Period
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Minnesota Wild 16 15 9   40
Winnipeg Jets 12 10 10   32
Special Teams
PP
PPS
PK
SHS
PIM
Minnesota Wild 0/2 4 2/2 2 6
Winnipeg Jets 0/2 5 2/2 1 6

(Updated following each period)

Goal Summary
PER TIME TEAM GOAL SCORER PRIMARY ASSIST SECONDARY ASSIST STR SCORE
1 13:08 MIN Hartman (1)     EV 1-0 MIN
Ryan Hartman capitalized on a giveaway in front of the crease and shot the puck five-hole on Connor Hellebuyck.
2 1:37 WPG Wheeler (3) Scheifele (6) Laine (6) EV 1-1
Mark Scheifele won a battle behind the net and backhanded the puck to Blake Wheeler at the bottom of the right circle. Wheeler threaded an off-balance shot past Devan Dubnyk’s blocker side.
2 9:10 WPG Laine (2) Scheifele (7)   EV 2-1 WPG
Mark Scheifele made a circle-to-circle pass to the left where Patrik Laine connected on a one-timer inside the blocker side post.
3 3:09 MIN Hunt (1) Foligno (2) Eriksson Ek (1) EV 2-2
From behind the goal line, Marcus Foligno passed off the right half-wall to Brad Hunt. Hunt carried the puck from the top of the zone and into the right circle before scoring on a wrist shot through traffic to Connor Hellebuyck’s blocker side.
3 8:47 WPG Connor (2) Laine (7) Pionk (2) EV (4-on-4) 3-2 WPG
Patrik Laine carried the puck into the slot where he passed to Kyle Connor in the left circle. Connor then snapped the puck five hole as Devan Dubnyk slid towards the blocker side post.
3 9:15 WPG Roslovic (2) Morrissey (2)   EV (4-on-4) 4-2 WPG
After Devan Dubnyk stopped Josh Morrissey on a rebound attempt, Jack Roslovic corralled the second rebound and backhanded the puck past Dubnyk’s glove side.
3 17:41 WPG Laine (3)     EN 5-2 WPG
Patrik Laine’s wrist shot from just inside the blue line hit the back of an empty net.

Jets Notes

  • 15,325 were in attendance.
  • Snapped a six-game head-to-head regular season losing streak against Minnesota.
  • Finished the night with 20 blocked shots, including a team-high four from Anthony Bitetto.
  • Have allowed the game’s opening goal in five straight contests, winning three of them. The Jets won 18 games in 2018-19 when allowing the game’s first goal, second most in the NHL.

Player Notes

Blake Wheeler

  • Goal during second period was 700th career NHL point.
  • Ranks 25th among active NHL players in points.

Mark Scheifele

  • Has seven assists in his last four games, and entered Thursday tied for sixth in the NHL.
  • Seven assists are tied with Patrik Laine for the most in franchise history after five games. Prior to Thursday, six players collected six assists in the club’s first five games. Dustin Byfuglien and Toby Enstrom were the last to do so (2014-15).

Patrik Laine

  • Had four points and has started the season on a five-game point streak.
  • Marked 20th career multi-goal game.
  • 14th career game with three or more points, as well as third career game with four or more points. Career best is five points on 11/24/18 at St. Louis.
  • Has seven assists on the year, and entered Thursday tied for sixth in the NHL.
  • Seven assists are tied with Mark Scheifele for the most in franchise history after five games. Prior to Thursday, six players collected six assists in the club’s first five games. Dustin Byfuglien and Toby Enstrom were the last to do so (2014-15).
  • Led the Jets with eight hits.

Josh Morrissey

  • Led the Jets in time on ice at 22:52.

Connor Hellebuyck

  • Stopped 38 of 40 shots in the winning effort (.950).  38 saves were a season-high for the Jets.
  • 18th career game with 38 or more saves.  Career-high is 48 on 2/7/19 at Montreal.

Kyle Connor

  • Led the Jets with five shots on goal, as well as ice time among forwards at 19:40.