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Mark Letestu and Leon Draisaitl with Two Goals Each, Oilers Double Up Jets

Mark Letestu and Leon Draisaitl with Two Goals Each, Oilers Double Up Jets

By Darrin Bauming, The Canadian Press

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Edmonton Oilers’ Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (93), Benoit Pouliot (67), and Jordan Eberle (14) celebrate Pouliot’s goal against Mark Scheifele (55) and the Winnipeg Jets during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Thursday, December 1, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Leon Draisaitl’s performance on Thursday night earned him some high praise from linemate Connor McDavid.

Draisaitl had two goals and an assist and McDavid chipped in with three helpers as the Edmonton Oilers doubled up the Winnipeg Jets 6-3.

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Scheifele, Laine Score Their 13th Goals of Season to Lead Jets Over Devils

Scheifele, Laine Score Their 13th Goals of Season to Lead Jets Over Devils

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets’ Blake Wheeler (26) scores on New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider (35) as John Moore (2) defends during second period NHL action in Winnipeg on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

Winnipeg Jets LogoWINNIPEG – Patrik Laine took his teammates’ advice and it paid off with an end to his six-game goal drought.

The Jets rookie scored his 13th goal of the season, a blast off a high wrist shot past New Jersey Devils netminder Cory Schneider, in a 3-2 Winnipeg victory on Tuesday night.

“People told me in the second intermission that I should try blocker (side),” Laine said. “It was the first shot, blocker and it goes in.

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Connor Hellebuyck Makes 42 Saves; Jets Beat Predators to Snap Five-Game Skid

Connor Hellebuyck Makes 42 Saves; Jets Beat Predators to Snap Five-Game Skid

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Nashville Predators’ Colin Wilson (33) is knocked down by Winnipeg Jets’ Josh Morrissey (44) during first period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Sunday, November 27, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – It was the kind of rebound game Connor Hellebuyck and his teammates needed.

The Jets goaltender made a season-high 42 saves Sunday afternoon as Winnipeg ended a five-game losing skid with a 3-0 victory over the Nashville Predators.

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NHL Auctioning Off Heritage Classic Street Banners with Proceeds to CancerCare

NHL Auctioning Off Heritage Classic Street Banners with Proceeds to CancerCare

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Twelve vinyl street banners from the 2016 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic are up for auction. (AUCTIONS.NHL.COM)

WINNIPEG — If you have a large enough garage, or man cave for that matter, a piece of 2016 NHL Heritage Classic memorabilia could be yours.

The league is auctioning off 12 vinyl street banners used to promote the outdoor game in October between the Winnipeg Jets and Edmonton Oilers.

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Connor Hellebuyck Perfect as Winnipeg Jets Blank Chicago Blackhawks 4-0

Connor Hellebuyck Perfect as Winnipeg Jets Blank Chicago Blackhawks 4-0

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Patrik Laine
Winnipeg Jets’ Patrik Laine (29) scores on Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford (50) during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

Winnipeg Jets LogoWINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck finally made the statement he was looking for all season.

His 27-save performance propelled the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks for his first shutout of the season and third of his young career.

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Winnipeg Jets Centre Mark Scheifele Named NHL Second Star of the Week

Winnipeg Jets Centre Mark Scheifele Named NHL Second Star of the Week

By The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele (55) scores on Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Cam Ward (30) for the win during overtime NHL action in Winnipeg on Thursday, October 13, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

TORONTO — Winnipeg Jets centre Mark Scheifele was named NHL second star of the week Monday after recording six points over four games last week.

He had three goals and three assists over the stretch to help the Jets pick up seven of a possible eight points.

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Laine and Scheifele Help Winnipeg Jets to 3-2 Shootout Win Over LA Kings

Laine and Scheifele Help Winnipeg Jets to 3-2 Shootout Win Over LA Kings

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Patrik Laine
Winnipeg Jets’ Patrik Laine (29) scores on Los Angeles Kings goaltender Peter Budaj (31) during the shootout following regulation time NHL hockey action, in Winnipeg, Sunday, November 13, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

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WINNIPEG – Adam Lowry enjoyed watching Patrik Laine and Mark Scheifele team up to lift the Winnipeg Jets to another victory on Sunday.

The Jets’ scoring duo each found the back of the net in a 3-2 shootout win over the Los Angeles Kings, with Scheifele netting the decisive goal against netminder Peter Budaj. Dwight King scored against Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck in the shootout.

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Patrik Laine Scores Second Hat Trick This Season in Jets Rout of Stars

Patrik Laine Scores Second Hat Trick This Season in Jets Rout of Stars

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Patrik Laine
Winnipeg Jets’ Patrik Laine (29) scores his second goal of the night against Dallas Stars goaltender Kari Lehtonen (32) as Jordie Benn (24) and Radek Faksa (12) defend during second period NHL action in Winnipeg on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Patrik Laine and Mark Scheifele were humbled about vaulting to the top of the NHL’s scoring lists, no matter how long it lasts.

Laine took over the league lead in goals with the second hat trick of his rookie season Tuesday and Scheifele is now the league’s points leader after the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Dallas Stars 8-2.

Laine, who also had an assist, now has 11 goals and 15 points.

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Jets Re-Sign Jacob Trouba to Two-Year Deal

Jets Re-Sign Jacob Trouba to Two-Year Deal

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Winnipeg Jets’ Dustin Byfuglien (33) and Jacob Trouba (8) celebrate after Trouba scored his second goal of the game against the Detroit Red Wings during second period NHL hockey action, in Winnipeg, on Tuesday, December 29, 2015. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

The Winnipeg Jets have re-signed restricted free agent defenceman Jacob Trouba to a two-year deal.

The 22-year-old was set to miss the entire 2016-17 NHL season had he not been picked up by a team by December 1.

The deal will pay the Rochester, Mich. native a base salary of $2.5 million this season and $3.5 million in 2017-18.

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