Post-Game Notes: Feb. 14 vs. San Jose Sharks

San Jose Sharks at Winnipeg Jets

Friday, Feb. 14 — 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
San Jose Sharks 1 0 2 3
Winnipeg Jets 0 2 0 2
Shots By Period
San Jose Sharks 13 11 11 35
Winnipeg Jets 3 11 17 31
Special Teams
San Jose Sharks 0/3 5 3/4 2 10
Winnipeg Jets 1/4 14 3/3 0 8

(Updated following each period)

Goal Summary
1 14:51 SJS True (1) Sorensen (7) Gambrell (6) EV 1-0 SJS
After Connor Hellebuyck stopped close range shots from both Alexander True and Marcus Sorensen, a multi-player scrum in the Winnipeg crease resulted in True tipping the puck through Hellebuyck’s five-hole.  The goal was upheld following a Winnipeg challenge.
2 8:21 WPG Connor (29) Wheeler (33) Pionk (32) PP 1-1
Blake Wheeler made a sharp pass from the top of the right circle to Kyle Connor at the edge of the crease. Connor drew Aaron Dell forward, dragged the puck left between his legs, and fired into the left corner of the net.
2 9:47 WPG Wheeler (18) Copp (12) Ehlers (25) EV 2-1 WPG
Andrew Copp recovered the puck in the right corner and passed above the right hash marks where Blake Wheeler blasted a one-timer, high blocker past Aaron Dell.
3 5:18 SJS M. Karlsson (4) Kellman (3) Noesen (1) EV 2-2
Joel Kellman skated down the left boards and into the corner before passing to Melker Karlsson in front of the crease. Karlsson’s quick wrist shot beat Connor Hellebuyck low glove.
3 6:47 SJS Meier (19) Labanc (17) Burns (26) EV 3-2 SJS
Brent Burns’ shot from the right point was re-directed off Connor Hellebuyck’s right pad by Kevin Labanc. Timo Meier recovered the rebound to the left of the crease and chipped the puck behind Hellebuyck’s stick.

Jets Notes

  • Are 13-14-3 at Bell MTS Place this season.
  • Outshot San Jose 28-22 over the final two periods.
  • Have scored five power play goals in the past four games.
  • Recorded 14 shots on goal on the power play.
  • Are 37-for-44 (84%) on the penalty kill in the past 17 games.
  • Held the opposition to three goals or less for a 37th time in 59 games this season.
  • Finished 28-for-53 (53%) on face-offs.

Player Notes

Tucker Poolman

  • Played for the first time since Jan. 12 vs. Nashville.
  • Logged 18:17 of ice time and registered two hits.

Neal Pionk

  • Led Jets defencemen in time on ice at 25:08.
  • Had an assist, and now has 22 points in his past 27 games.

Luca Sbisa

  • Led the Jets with four hits.
  • Sixth game this season with four or more hits.

Andrew Copp

  • Had an assist, and now has six points in his past seven games.

Blake Wheeler

  • Had a goal and an assist for 16th multi-point game of the season.
  • Now has 39 points in his past 36 games.
  • Was 4-for-6 on face-offs.

Nikolaj Ehlers

  • Had an assist, and now has seven points in his past eight games.

Mark Scheifele

  • Led the Jets with seven shots on goal, one shy of season-high (eight shots on Dec. 5 at Dallas).

Kyle Connor

  • Led all Jets in time on ice at 25:27.
  • Scored a goal, and now has 47 points in his past 40 games.
  • Registered six shots on goal.

Connor Hellebuyck

  • Stopped 32 of 35 shots on goal.
  • 23rd game this season with 30 or more saves.
  • Held the opposition to three goals or less for a 33rd time in 48 games this season.