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Dion Phaneuf Scores Third Goal in Four Games with Kings in 4-3 Win Over Jets

Dion Phaneuf Scores Third Goal in Four Games with Kings in 4-3 Win Over Jets

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Mathieu Perreault
Los Angeles Kings goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) reaches to stop a Winnipeg Jets’ shot with Kings’ Nate Thompson (44) and Jets’ Mathieu Perreault (85) in front of the net during first period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Tuesday, February 20, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – John Stevens is getting more evidence that Dion Phaneuf is fitting in nicely with the Los Angeles Kings.

Phaneuf scored on the power play on Tuesday for his third goal in four games since being traded to the Kings from Ottawa last week, helping Los Angeles beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-3.

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Jets’ Byfuglien Fined for Slashing Washington Capitals Forward Tuesday

Jets’ Byfuglien Fined for Slashing Washington Capitals Forward Tuesday

By The Canadian Press

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Dustin Byfuglien (33) reacts after scoring a late goal against New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider (35) at MTS Centre in January 2016. (JOHN WOODS / THE CANADIAN PRESS)

WINNIPEG – Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien is among three NHL players fined for penalties today.

Byfuglien is facing a $5,000 fine for slashing Washington Capitals forward Jay Beagle during a game Tuesday.

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Tyler Myers Scores in Overtime as Winnipeg Jets Rally Past Washington Capitals 4-3

Tyler Myers Scores in Overtime as Winnipeg Jets Rally Past Washington Capitals 4-3

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

WINNIPEG – Tyler Myers could sense his Winnipeg Jets teammates struggling to fight after getting down by two goals to the Washington Capitals on Tuesday.

Then came the pushback: Bryan Little scored to make it a one-goal game midway through the third period and Mark Scheifele supplied his second of the night with 15 seconds left to send it into overtime.

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Vesey’s Third-Period Goal Leads Rangers to 3-1 Road Win Over Jets

Vesey’s Third-Period Goal Leads Rangers to 3-1 Road Win Over Jets

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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New York Rangers’ Mats Zuccarello (36) celebrates his goal with David Desharnais (51) during first period NHL hockey action against the Winnipeg Jets in Winnipeg, Sunday, February 11, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Henrik Lundqvist left Winnipeg satisfied with how his team earned two points.

The Jets threw 38 shots at the veteran New York Rangers goalie and lost 3-1 on Sunday. Lundqvist kept New York hanging around long enough for Jimmy Vesey to score the go-ahead goal with 3:53 left in the third period.

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Vladimir Tarasenko Scores Twice, Blues End Jets’ Home Point Streak at 10 Games

Vladimir Tarasenko Scores Twice, Blues End Jets’ Home Point Streak at 10 Games

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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St. Louis Blues’ Jay Bouwmeester (19), Vladimir Tarasenko (91), Paul Stastny (26) and Alexander Steen (20) celebrate Tarasenko goal against Bryan Little (18) and the Winnipeg Jets during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Friday, February 9, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice bluntly assessed his team’s overall performance after a 5-2 loss to the St. Louis Blues at home on Friday.

“We were horseshit tonight. That’s a technical term for our game,” he said.

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Dustin Byfuglien’s Goal and Assist Lead Winnipeg Jets Past Arizona Coyotes 4-3

Dustin Byfuglien’s Goal and Assist Lead Winnipeg Jets Past Arizona Coyotes 4-3

By Darrin Bauming, The Canadian Press

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A shot by Kevin Connauton (44) rolls over the goal line behind Winnipeg Jets’ goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) as Andrew Copp (9) battles with Christian Dvorak (18) in front the net during first period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Tuesday, February 6, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Dustin Byfuglien’s 800th NHL game was as memorable as it was productive, as the Jets defenceman scored and added an assist in Winnipeg’s 4-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday.

“It’s great. I’ve done some good things around here to stick around to play 800,” said Byfuglien, now in his 13th NHL season. “It’s an honour, it’s a pleasure, it’s fun.”

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Forward Mark Scheifele Participates in First Full-Contact Practice with Jets

Forward Mark Scheifele Participates in First Full-Contact Practice with Jets

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele (55), celebrates after scoring against the Ottawa Senators during first period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Sunday, December 3, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Mark Scheifele has come a long way since the early days of an injury that made it difficult for him to even sleep.

The Winnipeg Jets forward participated in his first full-contact practice Monday since being hit into the boards in a Dec. 27 game against the Edmonton Oilers. Scheifele won’t play Tuesday against Arizona but could get the green light to return Friday versus St. Louis, head coach Paul Maurice said after practice.

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Winnipeg Jets’ Wives, Girlfriends Selling ‘Love Struck Pucks’

Winnipeg Jets’ Wives, Girlfriends Selling ‘Love Struck Pucks’

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A new initiative by the Winnipeg Jets‘ wives and girlfriends will benefit Project 11 on February 13.

“Love Struck Pucks” will be sold for $25 each during the Jets vs. Washington Capitals game. The sale of 1,000 custom designed pucks signed by Jets players will support #HockeyTalks month, a national public awareness campaign for Canadian NHL teams designed to encourage conversations about mental health.

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