Post-Game Notes: Feb. 18 vs. Los Angeles Kings

Los Angeles Kings at Winnipeg Jets

Tuesday, Feb. 18 — Bell MTS Place

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First Period: Game and Event Summary
Second Period: Game and Event Summary

Scoring Summary
Los Angeles Kings 1 1 1 3
Winnipeg Jets 0 3 3 6
Shots By Period
Los Angeles Kings 9 15 10 34
Winnipeg Jets 11 12 12 35
Special Teams
Los Angeles Kings 0/2 3 2/2 1 4
Winnipeg Jets 0/2 6 2/2 1 4

(Updated following each period)

Goal Summary
1 0:35 LAK Brown (11) Ryan (4) Kopitar (35) EV 1-0 LAK
From the slot, Dustin Brown chipped a loose puck high into the air that knuckled behind Connor Hellebuyck as it came back to the ice.
2 13:13 WPG Harkins (2) Laine (31) Roslovic (14) EV 1-1
Patrik Laine skated into the left circle and made a cross-ice pass to Jansen Harkins. Harkins fired a snapshot from one knee that beat Cal Petersen five-hole.
2 17:05 WPG Appleton (5) Roslovic (15) EV 2-1 WPG
Jack Roslovic drove to the net and made a drop pass to Mason Appleton. Appleton then ripped a shot from inside the right circle that beat Cal Petersen five-hole.
2 18:33 WPG Wheeler (19) Scheifele (37) Ehlers (26) EV 3-1 WPG
Mark Scheifele picked up a loose puck and raced down the left side of the offensive zone. Scheifele made a sharp pass into the low slot that Blake Wheeler punched in glove side on Cal Petersen.
3 1:21 LAK Frk (4) Kempe (15) Roy (12) EV 3-2 WPG
Adrian Kempe took a shot from the point that deflected off the end boards. After collecting the rebound, Martin Frk wrapped around the left post and tucked the puck past Connor Hellebuyck’s blocker side.
3 5:49 WPG Ehlers (21) Scheifele (38) Wheeler (34) EV 4-2 WPG
Mark Scheifele broke into the zone on a two-on-one, and passed from the top of the left circle to the high slot where Nikolaj Ehlers buried a wrist shot high glove on Cal Petersen.
3 15:16 LAK Brown (12) Roy (13) Kopitar (36) EV 4-3 WPG
Matt Roy took a high shot at the right point that Dustin Brown tipped from the slot and into the left corner of the net.
3 17:43 WPG Laine (25) Connor (32) Copp (13) EN 5-3 WPG
Kyle Connor passed the length of the neutral zone to Patrik Laine, who crossed the blue line and launched a low wrist shot into an empty net.
3 18:31 WPG Wheeler (20) Pionk (33) Ehlers (27) EV 6-3 WPG
Nikolaj Ehlers carried the puck around the net and passed up to the right point. Neal Pionk then slapped a one-timer that Blake Wheeler re-directed past Cal Petersen high blocker.

Jets Notes

  • Improve to 15-14-3 at Bell MTS Place this season.
  • Picked up their 11th win this season when the opposition scores the game’s opening goal.
  • Improved to 20-1-0 this season when leading after two periods.
  • Scored three goals in both the second and third periods, marking the 12th and 13th times this season the Jets have netted three or more goals in one frame.  Winnipeg’s season-high is four goals in one period, accomplished three times.
  • Are now 39-for-46 (85%) on the penalty kill in the past 19 games.
  • Held the opposition to three goals or less for a 39th time in 61 games this season.
  • Penalty taken at 9:11 in the second period ended streak of 102:16 without being whistled. It is the second-longest streak in franchise history. The Jets went 127:53 without a penalty over a three-game stretch from Nov. 29 to Dec. 3 earlier this season.

Player Notes

Neal Pionk

  • Had an assist, and now has 23 points in his past 29 games.
  • Entered Tuesday eighth in the NHL in assists among defencemen.
  • Tied for the team lead with three hits.

Andrew Copp

  • Had an assist, and finished 10-for-15 (67%) on face-offs.
  • Now has seven points in his past nine games.
  • 10 face-off wins were one shy of season-high.

Blake Wheeler

  • Played in his 700th game with the franchise, joining Bryan Little (843), Toby Enstrom (719), and Chris Thorburn (709) in reaching that milestone.
  • Had two goals and an assist for third multi-goal game and 17th multi-point game of the season.
  • Three points also tie a season-high (accomplished Dec. 15 vs. Philadelphia and Dec. 31 at Colorado).
  • Now has 42 points in his past 38 games.

Nikolaj Ehlers

  • Had a goal and two assists for ninth multi-point game of the season.  Three points also tie a season-high accomplished three other times.
  • Now has 10 points in his past 10 games.
  • Led the Jets with six shots on goal, two shy of his season-high (Oct. 3 at New York Rangers).

Jack Roslovic

  • Had two assists for third multi-point game of the season and eighth of career.
  • Now has eight points in his past nine games.

Patrik Laine

  • Had a goal and an assist for 13th multi-point game of the season.
  • Has now scored 10 goals in his past 13 games.

Josh Morrissey

  • Led the Jets in time on ice at 25:00, marking 12th time this season he has logged at least 25 minutes.

Mark Scheifele

  • Led Jets forwards in time on ice at 19:55.
  • Had two assists for 17th multi-point game of the season.

Kyle Connor

  • Had an assist and now has 48 points in his past 42 games.
  • Registered five shots on goal.

Connor Hellebuyck

  • Earned 26th win of the season.  Entered Tuesday second in the NHL in wins.
  • Held the opposition to three goals or less for a 35th time in 50 games this season.
  • Made 30-plus saves for a 25th time this season.