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Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele Lead Winnipeg Jets Past Philadelphia Flyers 3-2

Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele Lead Winnipeg Jets Past Philadelphia Flyers 3-2

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

WINNIPEG – Blake Wheeler admitted it was a slow start for the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday.

That’s accurate, considering it took more than six minutes for either the Jets or Philadelphia Flyers to get a shot on goal. But once the scoreless first period was done, Wheeler got things rolling with linemates Mark Scheifele and Mathieu Perreault as the Jets earned their third consecutive victory with a 3-2 win over Philadelphia.

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Josh Morrissey Scores Late, Jets Hold on to Beat Wild After Blowing Lead

Josh Morrissey Scores Late, Jets Hold on to Beat Wild After Blowing Lead

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets goaltender Michael Hutchinson (34) stretches out to make a save against the Minnesota Wild during third period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Sunday, March 19, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Josh Morrissey is doing a lot of things right for a young defenceman this season.

The 21-year-old rookie chalked up another good outing when his one-timer with 7:17 left in the third period lifted the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday.

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Elliott Perfect Again as Flames Down Jets 3-0; Calgary Wins Ninth Straight

Elliott Perfect Again as Flames Down Jets 3-0; Calgary Wins Ninth Straight

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Calgary Flames goalie Brian Elliott (1) is congratulated for a shutout win following NHL action against the Winnipeg Jets, in Winnipeg on Saturday, March 11, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Nine straight wins is something to talk about, but not for the Calgary Flames.

After the Flames blanked the Winnipeg Jets 3-0 Saturday with Brian Elliott’s 31 saves and second straight shutout, the players said it wasn’t a big topic of conversation for them.

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Nick Bonino with a Hat Trick, Penguins Down Jets 7-4 for Third Straight Win

Nick Bonino with a Hat Trick, Penguins Down Jets 7-4 for Third Straight Win

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Pittsburgh Penguins’ Jake Guentzel (59) and Sidney Crosby (87) celebrate Guentzel’s goal on Winnipeg Jets goalie Michael Hutchinson (34) during third period NHL action, in Winnipeg on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Teammates Nick Bonino and Evgeni Malkin had different kinds of hat tricks on Wednesday.

Bonino led the way with three goals as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Winnipeg Jets 7-4 for their third win in a row.

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Joe Thornton Earns 1,000th NHL Assist as San Jose Sharks Down Winnipeg Jets 3-2

Joe Thornton Earns 1,000th NHL Assist as San Jose Sharks Down Winnipeg Jets 3-2

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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San Jose Sharks’ Brenden Dillon (4), Joe Pavelski (8) and Joe Thornton (19) celebrate after Pavelski scored on Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) during first period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Monday, March 6, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – There’s an irony that Joe Thornton, best known for dishing out assists on the ice, ended his night with a puck being handed back to him.

Thornton picked up his 1,000 career assist when he got a helper in the San Jose Sharks’ 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday. Joe Pavelski had scored an empty-net goal with 26 seconds left for a 3-1 lead, with Marc-Edouard Vlasic picking up the first assist and Thornton the second.

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Hellebuyck Seconds Away from Back-to-Back Shutouts as Jets Beat Avalanche 6-1

Hellebuyck Seconds Away from Back-to-Back Shutouts as Jets Beat Avalanche 6-1

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Despite the face-wash by Colorado Avalanche’s Nathan MacKinnon (29) Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck (37) stops the shot as Dustin Byfuglien (33) defends during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Saturday, March 4, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck was kicking himself, even though his Winnipeg Jets won.

Making his 10th straight start, the Jets goalie almost had a shutout until captain Gabriel Landeskog tipped in a goal with 15.4 seconds left in Winnipeg’s 6-1 rout of the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday. Hellebuyck made 22 saves, just a day after he had a 29-save shutout in a 3-0 win over the St. Louis Blues.

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Connor Hellebuyck Has 29-Save Shutout as Winnipeg Jets Blank St. Louis Blues 3-0

Connor Hellebuyck Has 29-Save Shutout as Winnipeg Jets Blank St. Louis Blues 3-0

By Darrin Bauming, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets’ Bryan Little (18) scores on an empty net after beating St. Louis Blues’ Alex Pietrangelo (27) in a rush for the puck as Alexander Steen (20) follows up during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Friday, March 3, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck knows his Winnipeg Jets don’t have much room for error. So he made no mistakes on Friday night.

Hellebuyck stopped all 29 shots he faced as the Jets shut out the St. Louis Blues 3-0 for a crucial win in the NHL’s Western Conference post-season chase.

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