Post-Game Notes: Jan. 17 vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Tampa Bay Lightning at Winnipeg Jets

Friday, Jan. 17 — Bell MTS Place

Game Links

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

Scoring Summary
Tampa Bay Lightning 3 2 2 7
Winnipeg Jets 0 1 0 1
Shots By Period
Tampa Bay Lightning 7 9 10 26
Winnipeg Jets 5 18 8 31
Special Teams
Tampa Bay Lightning 0/1 3 2/2 1 4
Winnipeg Jets 0/2 3 1/1 1 2

(Updated following each period)

Goal Summary
1 9:27 TB Cirelli (10) Palat (16) Johnson (12) EV 1-0 TB
From the slot, Ondrej Palat passed back toward the right circle where Anthony Cirelli’s one-time shot beat Connor Hellebuyck low glove.
1 12:21 TB Kucherov (21) Stamkos (29) Point (23) EV 2-0 TB
Nikita Kucherov led a two-man breakaway through the slot before executing a give-and-go with Steve Stamkos. Kucherov regained the puck just in front of the crease and beat Connor Hellebuyck low blocker.
1 19:07 TB Cirelli (11) Palat (17) EV 3-0 TB
Ondrej Palat’s seam pass found Anthony Cirelli below the hashmarks. Cirelli dragged the puck across the crease and sent a backhand shot past Connor Hellebuyck’s left.
2 7:21 TB Kucherov (22) Point (24) Stamkos (30) EV 4-0 TB
Brayden Point made a cross-crease pass to Nikita Kucherov that Kucherov punched past Connor Hellebuyck’s blocker side.
2 11:10 TB Verhaeghe (6) McDonagh (11) EV 5-0 TB
Carter Verhaeghe ripped a high shot from above the hashmarks that beat Connor Hellebuyck under the left arm.
2 11:44 WPG Roslovic (9) Perreault (7) EV 5-1 TB
Mathieu Perreault chipped the puck across the slot and into the right circle where Jack Roslovic’s wrist shot sailed past Andrei Vasilevskiy’s glove side.
3 7:48 TB Cirelli (12) Palat (18) EV 6-1 TB
Anthony Cirelli fanned on a close-range shot attempt before the puck was re-directed underneath Laurent Brossoit’s left pad.
3 10:45 TB Killorn (20) Stephens (2) Sergachev (18) EV 7-1 TB
After Laurent Brossoit stopped Mitchell Stephens’ shot from the left half-wall, Alex Killorn recovered the rebound at the bottom of the left circle and beat Laurent Brossoit to the glove side.

Jets Notes

  • Are 10-11-2 at Bell MTS Place this season.
  • Outhit Tampa Bay 29-21.
  • Fifteen Jets skaters registered at least one hit.
  • Out shot Tampa Bay 26-19 over the final two periods.
  • Fifteen Jets skaters registered at least one shot on goal.
  • Penalty kill is 14-for-15 (93%) in the past six games.
  • Took just two penalty minutes on one infraction.  Marked the 31st time in 48 games this season the Jets have taken six or fewer penalty minutes.

Player Notes

Neal Pionk

  • Logged 22:39 of ice time.
  • Had a season-high eight hits, besting the seven he had on Dec. 31 at Colorado.  Was one shy of career-high nine hits accomplished on Feb. 17/19 at Pittsburgh while playing for the New York Rangers.

Blake Wheeler

  • Led the Jets with six shots on goal, his third-highest total of the season.

Jack Roslovic

  • Has scored a goal in consecutive games.
  • Fifth career instance scoring in back-to-back games.  Last came on Jan. 31/19 vs. Columbus and Feb. 2/19 vs. Anaheim.
  • Had four shots on goal.

Josh Morrissey

  • Led the Jets in time on ice at 23:58.
  • Had four shots on goal.

Mark Scheifele

  • Led Jets forwards in time on ice at 19:37.

Gabriel Bourque

  • Has four hits.  10th game this season with four or more hits.

Connor Hellebuyck

  • Prior to Tampa Bay’s first goal, had held the opposition scoreless for 115:59 dating back to Sunday vs. Nashville.