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Ondrej Pavelec Makes 30 Saves in NHL Return as Jets Top Coyotes 6-3

Ondrej Pavelec Makes 30 Saves in NHL Return as Jets Top Coyotes 6-3

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec (31) makes the save on Arizona Coyotes’ Jordan Martinook (48) as Jets’ Paul Postma (4) and Mark Stuart (5) defend during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Ondrej Pavelec was glad his long wait to get back to the NHL ended with a victory, even if it wasn’t his best game.

The veteran netminder made 30 saves as the Winnipeg Jets halted a four-game losing streak Wednesday with goals from six different players in a 6-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes.

Pavelec, 29, was sent to the American Hockey League’s Manitoba Moose at the end of training camp, but recalled Tuesday.

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Jets Goaltender Pavelec Prepared for First NHL Start of the Season

Jets Goaltender Pavelec Prepared for First NHL Start of the Season

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec, right, makes a save on Toronto Maple Leafs’ Leo Komarov during second period NHL hockey action, in Toronto, on Nov. 4, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese)

WINNIPEG – It’s been months since Ondrej Pavelec sat in the Winnipeg Jets dressing room, but he felt right at home on Tuesday.

The veteran goaltender was in net at Winnipeg’s practice after being recalled from the American Hockey League’s Manitoba Moose for the first time since being sent down after the NHL club’s training camp.

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Kenora Street Could Be Named After Winnipeg Jets Superfan Who Died in October

Kenora Street Could Be Named After Winnipeg Jets Superfan Who Died in October

By The Canadian Press

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Len ‘Kroppy’ Kropioski after making a return to MTS Centre on March 30, 2016 following being hospitalized. (@NHLJETS / TWITTER)

KENORA, Ont. — A street in Kenora, Ont., could be renamed in honour of a longtime, passionate fan of the Winnipeg Jets.

Len (Kroppy) Kropioski died in October at the age of 98.

The Second World War veteran attended every game, saluting the flag as the national anthem was sung before the puck drop.

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Danault and Lehkonen Each Score Twice as Canadiens Rout Jets 7-4

Danault and Lehkonen Each Score Twice as Canadiens Rout Jets 7-4

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Montreal Canadiens’ Artturi Lehkonen (62) celebrates after scoring on Winnipeg Jets goaltender Michael Hutchinson (34) as Jets’ Toby Enstrom (39) defends during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Phillip Danault’s coast-to-coast goal Wednesday impressed his Montreal Canadiens teammates.

Danault went the distance down the ice untouched on the way to his second goal in Montreal’s dominating 7-4 victory over the Winnipeg Jets.

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Connor Hellebuyck Perfect in Winnipeg Jets’ 2-0 Win Over Calgary Flames

Connor Hellebuyck Perfect in Winnipeg Jets’ 2-0 Win Over Calgary Flames

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien (33) celebrates with right wing Nikolaj Ehlers (27) after scoring against the Calgary Flames during first period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Monday, January 9, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck isn’t picky about his shutouts.

The Winnipeg goalie made 28 saves for his third shutout of the season as the Jets blanked the Calgary Flames 2-0 on Monday night.

“The guys were blocking a lot of shots, but shots are fun and that game was fun,” said Hellebuyck, who also recorded the fifth shutout of his two-year NHL career. “The way the guys were playing in front of me made it even more fun because they were controlling the shots and making it easy on me. Any shutout is nice. I don’t care how they come.”

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John Tavares, Ryan Strome Each Score, Add Assist as Islanders Down Jets

John Tavares, Ryan Strome Each Score, Add Assist as Islanders Down Jets

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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With New York Islanders’ Ryan Strome (18) chases Winnipeg Jets’ Dustin Byfuglien (33) as he attempts the wraparound on New York Islanders goaltender Thomas Greiss (1) during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Saturday, December 31, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Goaltender Thomas Greiss was impressed with his team’s offensive output on Saturday night.

Greiss made 32 saves and six different New York Islanders scored in a 6-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets.

“You can’t always rely on one or two guys. Everybody’s got to chip in,” Greiss said. “It was a great example today and made the game easy for us.”

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Wennberg Scores Twice, Blue Jackets Beat Jets to Extend Win Streak to 14 Games

Wennberg Scores Twice, Blue Jackets Beat Jets to Extend Win Streak to 14 Games

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky (72) saves the shot from Winnipeg Jets’ Shawn Matthias (16) during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Thursday, December 29, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Nick Foligno and his teammates are playing with the type of confidence that comes when you keep extending a franchise-best win streak.

Foligno had a goal and two assists as the Columbus Blue Jackets won their 14th game in a row, beating the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 on Thursday.

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