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Michael Hutchinson, Adam Lowry Lift Winnipeg Jets Over Vancouver Canucks 2-1

Michael Hutchinson, Adam Lowry Lift Winnipeg Jets Over Vancouver Canucks 2-1

By David Larkins, The Canadian Press

Mark Scheifele - Adam Lowry
Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele (55) and Adam Lowry (17) celebrate after Lowry scored on Vancouver Canucks goaltender Ryan Miller (30) during third period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Sunday, March 26, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Adam Lowry can say the first game-winning goal of his career, at the very least, staved off playoff elimination for one more game.

Michael Hutchinson made 28 saves and Lowry scored a third-period power-play goal to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night.

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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

Michael Hutchinson
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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NHL Game Between Jets and Devils at Newark Postponed Due to Winter Storm

NHL Game Between Jets and Devils at Newark Postponed Due to Winter Storm

By The Canadian Press

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A woman walks in downtown in St. Catharines, Ont., as a winter storm blankets the Niagara Region, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Aaron Lynett)

NEWARK, N.J. — Tonight’s game between the Winnipeg Jets and New Jersey Devils has been postponed due to a severe winter storm.

The game has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 28 at the Prudential Center in Newark.

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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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Jets Defenceman Enstrom Out Indefinitely with a Concussion After Sestito Hit

Jets Defenceman Enstrom Out Indefinitely with a Concussion After Sestito Hit

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Toby Enstrom
Winnipeg Jets defenceman Toby Enstrom, left, of Sweden, races to the puck with Colorado Avalanche right wing Mikko Rantanen, of Finland, during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, in Denver. Veteran defenceman Toby Enstrom is out indefinitely with a concussion, Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice revealed after the team’s practice on Friday. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, David Zalubowski)

WINNIPEG – Veteran defenceman Toby Enstrom is out indefinitely with a concussion, Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice revealed after the team’s practice on Friday.

Enstrom took a crushing illegal check from behind by Pittsburgh forward Tom Sestito in the Penguins’ 7-4 victory on Wednesday.

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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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Jets Goalie Pavelec Likely Done for Season After Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

Jets Goalie Pavelec Likely Done for Season After Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

By The Canadian Press

Ondrej Pavelec
Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck (37) stretches to make a save as the puck hits the crossbar on a shot by the Minnesota Wild during second period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Tuesday, February 7, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec has undergone knee surgery and is likely out for the rest of the season.

Jets coach Paul Maurice told reporters Monday that Pavelec had arthroscopic surgery on his injured knee. He said the standard recovery time for the procedure is two-to-three weeks, but it could be longer for a goalie.

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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

Connor Hellebuyck
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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