Post-Game Notes: Feb. 11 vs. New York Rangers

New York Rangers at Winnipeg Jets

Tuesday, Feb. 11 — 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
New York Rangers 1 1 2 4
Winnipeg Jets 0 0 1 1
Shots By Period
New York Rangers 11 10 11 32
Winnipeg Jets 13 12 19 44
Special Teams
New York Rangers 1/1 2 4/4 2 10
Winnipeg Jets 0/4 11 1/1 0 4

(Updated following each period)

Goal Summary
1 19:25 NYR Kreider (21) Buchnevich (21) EV 1-0 NYR
Chris Kreider drove to the net on a partial breakaway and took a backhand shot outside the crease that beat Connor Hellebuyck over the left skate.
2 7:30 NYR Kreider (22) Strome (34) Zibanejad (26) PP 2-0 NYR
Mika Zibanejad passed from the left corner to Ryan Strome outside the crease. After Connor Hellebuyck stopped Strome’s one-timer, Chris Kreider fired the rebound from below the left hashmark and into an open left side of the net.
3 0:53 NYR Strome (13) Fast (16) Panarin (46) EV 3-0 NYR
Ryan Strome picked up a loose puck in the slot, turned, and beat Connor Hellebuyck with a low shot under the left pad.
3 1:28 NYR Zibanejad (23) Buchnevich (22) EV 4-0 NYR
Pavel Buchnevich played the puck off the endboards and passed in front of the net where Mika Zibanejad forced a quick shot inside the right post.
3 4:35 WPG Ehlers (20) Niku (5) Morrissey (23) EV 4-1 NYR
Nikolaj Ehlers’ shot from the top of the right circle deflected off a defender’s skate and past Igor Shesterkin’s left pad.

Jets Notes

  • Are 13-13-3 at Bell MTS Place this season.
  • Finished 29-for-49 (59%) on face-offs.
  • Outshot New York 44–32.  44 shots on goal are fourth most in a game by the Jets this season.
  • 14 skaters registered at least one shot on goal, including 12 with multiple shots.
  • Took just four penalty minutes on two infractions.  37th time in 58 games the Jets have taken six penalty minutes or less.
  • Team point streak snapped at five games.

Player Notes

Anthony Bitetto

  • Led the Jets with four hits.

Neal Pionk

  • Led the Jets in time on ice at 26:51.  Sixth time this season he has logged 26:00 minutes or more.
  • Blocked a season-high five shots (previous season-high was three blocked shots accomplished four times).  Five blocked shots are also tied for second most in a game during career (blocked six shots on Oct. 25/18 at Chicago while playing for the New York Rangers).

Sami Niku

  • Had an assist, and now has four points in his past six games.
  • Tied a season-high with four shots on goal.

Andrew Copp

  • Won 7-of-11 (64%) face-offs.

Blake Wheeler

  • Won 7-of-12 (58%) face-offs, while registering four shots on goal.

Nikolah Ehlers

  • Goal during the third period was 110th of career, moving him past Evander Kane for sole possession of ninth place in franchise history.
  • Had six shots on goal, second most in a game this season (had eight shots on Oct. 3 at New York Rangers).

Jack Roslovic

  • Tied a season-high with four shots on goal (fifth time).

Patrik Laine

  • Led the Jets with seven shots on goal.

Mark Scheifele

  • Won 12-of-20 (60%) face-offs.

Kyle Connor

  • Led Jets forwards in time on ice at 26:04, which marks third-highest total this season.  Entered Tuesday 10th among NHL forwards with an average of 20:53 per game.