Post-Game Notes: Feb. 9 vs. Chicago Blackhawks

Chicago Blackhawks at Winnipeg Jets

Sunday, Feb. 9 — Bell MTS Place

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

Scoring Summary
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Chicago Blackhawks 2 0 0 2
Winnipeg Jets 0 1 4 5
Shots By Period
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Chicago Blackhawks 9 10 7 26
Winnipeg Jets 10 12 14 36
Special Teams
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PK
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Chicago Blackhawks 0/3 2 5/6 1 17
Winnipeg Jets 1/6 7 3/3 3 11

(Updated following each period)

Goal Summary
PER TIME TEAM GOAL SCORER PRIMARY ASSIST SECONDARY ASSIST STR SCORE
1 0:15 CHI Kubalik (22) Caggiula (4) Toews (31) EV 1-0 CHI
Drake Caggiula corralled a bouncing puck off the end boards before passing to Dominik Kubalik in the high slot. Kubalik then drove a shot past Connor Hellebuyck high glove.
1 10:58 CHI Saad (16) Kane (42) Seeler (1) EV 2-0 CHI
From the bottom of the right circle, Patrick Kane passed in front of the crease where Brandon Saad re-directed the puck under the left corner of the net.
2 3:44 WPG Connor (27) Copp (11) SH 2-1 CHI
Andrew Copp led a two-on-one down the right side of the zone and made a saucer pass over a sliding defender to Kyle Connor. Connor punched in a close-range shot to Corey Crawford’s blocker side.
3 9:04 WPG Wheeler (17) Pionk (31) Hellebuyck (2) PP 2-2 Tie
After collecting a stretch pass from Neal Pionk, Blake Wheeler streaked into the zone and ripped a shot from the right circle that sailed over Corey Crawford’s left shoulder.
3 13:27 WPG Copp (10) Roslovic (13) Morrissey (22) EV 3-2 WPG
Jack Roslovic passed from the left half wall across to Andrew Copp in the slot. Copp drove to the net and banked a shot off the left post that ricocheted behind Corey Crawford.
3 18:37 WPG Laine (24) Connor (31) Scheifele (35) EN 4-2 WPG
Patrik Laine took a wrist shot from behind the red line that carried all the way into an empty net.
3 19:40 WPG Connor (28) Scheifele (36) Laine (29) EN 5-2 WPG
Kyle Connor walked into the zone uncontested before hitting the back of an empty net.

Jets Notes

  • Improve to 13-12-3 at Bell MTS Place this season.
  • Picked up sixth win this season when trailing after two periods, which is now tied for fourth in the NHL.
  • Out hit Chicago 24-16.
  • Were 3-for-3 on the penalty kill, which is now 12-for-13 (92%) in the past five games, and 34-for-40 (85%) in the past 15 games.
  • Four goals during third period tie a season-high for goals in one frame.  The Jets scored four goals during the second period on Dec. 15 vs. Philadelphia, and again on Dec. 31 at Colorado in the third period.
  • 10th time this season scoring five or more goals in a game.  Marked the third time in the past five games the Jets have scored five goals.
  • Scored fifth shorthanded goal of the season during the second period.
  • Had streak of scoring in the first period snapped at seven games.

Player Notes

Anthony Bitetto

  • Finished plus-two with three hits.

Neal Pionk

  • Led Jets defencemen in time on ice at 24:43.
  • Registered four hits.
  • Had an assist, and now has 21 points in his last 25 games.

Dmitry Kulikov

  • Led the Jets with seven hits, two shy of his season-high nine set on Jan. 19 at Chicago.

Andrew Copp

  • Tied for the team lead with six shots on goal.
  • Had a goal and an assist for fourth multi-point game of the season and 13th of career.
  • Now has five points in his past five games.

Blake Wheeler

  • Tied for the team lead with six shots on goal.
  • Scored a goal, and now has 37 points in his past 34 games.

Jack Roslovic

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

Patrik Laine

  • Had a goal and an assist for 12th multi-point game of the season.
  • Has scored a goal in seven of his past nine games (nine total goals).

Mark Scheifele

  • Had two assists for 16th multi-point game of the season.
  • Assist at 18:37 in the third period was 255th of career, which moves him ahead of Toby Enstrom for fifth place in franchise history.
  • Had five shots on goal.

Kyle Connor

  • Led all Jets in time on ice at 25:02.
  • Had two goals and an assist for 16th multi-goal game of the season and fifth multi-goal game of the season.
  • 14th career multi-goal game.
  • Scored second career shorthanded goal during second period.  Last came on Jan. 15/19 vs. Vegas.
  • Now has 24 points in his past 18 games.

Nathan Beaulieu

  • Finished plus-one and picked up third fighting major of the season during the second period.
  • Has picked up a fighting major in consecutive games.

Connor Hellebuyck

  • Stopped 24-of-26 shots in the winning effort.
  • Held the opposition to two goals or less for a 25th time in 45 games this season, and held the opposition to three goals or less for a 32nd time.
  • Picked up second assist of the season during the third period.  Last came on Jan. 2 vs. Toronto.