Post-Game Notes: Feb. 8 vs. Ottawa Senators

Ottawa Senators at Winnipeg Jets

Saturday, Feb. 8 — Bell MTS Place

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

Scoring Summary
Ottawa Senators 0 2 0 2
Winnipeg Jets 1 3 1 5
Shots By Period
Ottawa Senators 10 8 9 27
Winnipeg Jets 11 11 12 34
Special Teams
Ottawa Senators 0/3 1 1/4 18
Winnipeg Jets 3/4 6 3/3 16

(Updated following each period)

Goal Summary
1 8:48 WPG Neal Pionk (6) Appleton (2) Connor (28) EV 1-0 WPG
Kyle Connor passed the puck up to a streaking Mason Appleton. Appleton skated into the Ottawa zone, stopped and turned to pass the puck back to the trailing Neal Pionk. Pionk skated right into it and blasted a one-timer past Craig Anderson.
2 0:25 OTT  Jean-Gabriel Pageau (21) Tkachuk (15) EV 1-1 Tie
Bouncing puck on the rush that lands on the stick of Brady Tkachuk. Tkachuk quickly chipped it to Jean-Gabriel Pageau, who lifted a back-hand shot top shelf to beat Laurent Brossoit.
2 7:49 WPG  Kyle Connor (26) Ehlers (24)  Bitetto (6) EV 2-1 WPG
 Anthony Bitetto cleared the puck out front. The puck was picked up by Nikolaj Ehlers, who had just left the penalty box. Ehlers chipped the puck past Thomas Chabot and quickly floated a back-hand pass cross-ice to Kyle Connor. Connor walked in and beat Craig Anderson low blocker.
2 17:04 WPG  Patrik Laine (21) Connor (29)  Pionk (29) PP 3-1 WPG
 Neal Pionk fired a point shot on Craig Anderson. Kyle Connor shot the rebound, but is stopped by Anderson. The loose puck bounced to Patrik Laine at the side of the net and he chipped it over Anderson’s pad for the goal.
2 18:29 OTT Mikkel Boedker (1) EV 3-2 WPG
 Laurent Brossoit went to play the puck behind the net. He passed to Neal Pionk. Pionk fanned on the outlet pass and the puck found the tape of Mikkel Boedker. Boedker shot the puck into the open net.
2  19:48 WPG  Patrik Laine (22)  Pionk (30) Wheeler (31) PP 4-2 WPG
Blake Wheeler passed the puck to Neal Pionk at the point. Pionk faked a slap shot and then fired a wrist shot on net. Patrik Laine was stationed in the high slot and he deflected the puck past Craig Anderson.
3 8:43 WPG  Patrik Laine (23)  Wheeler (32) Connor (30) PP 5-2 WPG
Patrik Laine stole the puck in the neutral zone and passed it to Kyle Connor to start a four-on-one. Connor passed the puck to Blake Wheeler. Wheeler waited out the defence and passed it back to Patrik Laine, who shot the puck top shelf on Marcus Hogberg.


Jets Notes

  • Improve to 20-3-2 when allowing two goals or less this season.
  • Improve to 26-34-4 all-time versus the Ottawa Senators.
  • Improve to 7-2-1 in afternoon games this season.
  • Improve to 20-8-1 when scoring first this season.
  • Remain perfect when leading after the second period with a 19-0-0 record.

Player Notes

Neal Pionk
  • Tied his career high in goals (6) in 17 less games than the previous season.
  • Earned two assists which brings him to 30 on the season.
  • Lead the Jets with six shots and 22:22 of ice time.

Kyle Connor

  • Had a goal and three assists to match a career high for points in a game, which has has done four times.
Patrik Laine
  • Tallied the eight hat trick of his career.
  • Posted his third multi-goal game of the season.
  • Now has eight points in seven career games against Ottawa.
  • Tied franchise record for most power-play goals in one game (3), which was done six times previously.
Laurent Brossoit
  • Made 25 saves to earn his first win since Dec. 10.
  • Has posted a plus-.920 save percentage in consecutive starts.
Anthony Bitetto
  • Led the Jets with five hits.