Post-Game Notes: Feb. 4 vs. Nashville Predators

Nashville Predators at Winnipeg Jets

Tuesday, Feb. 4 — 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
1
2
3
OT
F
Nashville Predators 1 0 0 1 2
Winnipeg Jets 1 0 0 0 1
Shots By Period
1
2
3
OT
F
Nashville Predators 15 7 12 2 36
Winnipeg Jets 9 16 9 0 34
Special Teams
PP
PPS
PK
SHS
PIM
Nashville Predators 0/2 4 3/3 2 6
Winnipeg Jets 0/3 6 2/2 0 4

(Updated following each period)

Goal Summary
PER TIME TEAM GOAL SCORER PRIMARY ASSIST SECONDARY ASSIST STR SCORE
1 2:46 WPG Appleton (3) Ehlers (23) Niku (4) EV 1-0 WPG
Nikolaj Ehlers skated down the left side of the neutral zone and chipped the puck ahead to Mason Appleton. Appleton drove to the net and backhanded a shot past Juuse Saros, five-hole.
1 17:39 NSH Bonino (16) Grimaldi (16) EV 1-1
Rocco Grimaldi passed from behind the net to the top of the left circle where Nick Bonino’s snapshot beat Connor Hellebuyck low blocker.
OT 1:11 NSH Granlund (11) Ekholm (23) Duchene (24) EV 2-1 NSH
Mattias Ekholm made a cross-ice pass into the right circle where Mikael Granlund’s one-time shot beat Connor Hellebuyck low glove.

Jets Notes

  • Are 11-13-2 at Bell MTS Place this season.
  • Scored a goal in the first period for a fifth consecutive game.
  • Held the opposition to three goals or less for a 33rd time in 54 games this season, and to two goals or less for a 23rd time.
  • Out hit Nashville 25-16 with 14 different skaters registering at least one hit, and nine skaters registering multiple hits.
  • Had eight takeaways compared to two by Nashville.
  • Are now 7-5 in overtime games this season.
  • Are 26-for-31 (84%) on the penalty kill in their last 12 games.
  • Patrik Laine took a penalty shot at 8:42 in the second period and was stopped by Juuse Saros.  It was the Jets’ second penalty shot this season (Jack Roslovic stopped by Aaron Dell Nov. 27 at San Jose).

Player Notes

Neal Pionk

  • Led the Jets in time on ice at 25:22.
  • Had four shots on goal while registering two hits.

Nick Shore

  • Won four of six face-offs and had three shots on goal.

Patrik Laine

  • Led the Jets with six shots on goal.
  • Sixth game this season with six or more shots on goal.

Mark Scheifele

  • Led Jets forwards in time on ice at 24:54 and had four shots on goal.

Connor Hellebuyck

  • Stopped 34-of-36 shots on goal.
  • Allowed two goals or less for a 23rd time in 44 games this season.