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Little Scores Shootout Winner as Jets Rally from Two-Goal Deficit to Beat Flyers

Little Scores Shootout Winner as Jets Rally from Two-Goal Deficit to Beat Flyers

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Connor Hellebuyck
Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) stops Philadelphia Flyers’ Claude Giroux (28) during shootout NHL action in Winnipeg on Thursday, November 16, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck didn’t let an early two-goal deficit rattle him. It was just the opposite.

The Winnipeg Jets goaltender buckled down until his teammates fought back, with Bryan Little scoring the deciding goal in a 3-2 shootout victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday.

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Hellebuyck’s 32 Saves Lead Winnipeg Jets Over Arizona Coyotes 4-1

Hellebuyck’s 32 Saves Lead Winnipeg Jets Over Arizona Coyotes 4-1

By David Larkins, The Canadian Press

Bryan Little
Winnipeg Jets’ Bryan Little (18) scores on Arizona Coyotes goaltender Antti Raanta (32) during second period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Tuesday, November 14, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck bounced back in a big way.

Pulled in a loss to Vegas last week, the Jets goaltender made 32 saves on Tuesday as Winnipeg beat the Arizona Coyotes for the third time in four games.

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Hawerchuk Feeling ‘Ducky’ About Jets Hall of Fame Induction

Hawerchuk Feeling ‘Ducky’ About Jets Hall of Fame Induction

By Dave Baxter (@davebbbaxter)

Dale Hawerchuk - Thomas Steen
Winnipeg Jets 1.0 legends Dale Hawerchuk and Thomas Steen at the 2016 NHL Heritage Classic press conference in Winnipeg, June 2016. (DAVE BAXTER / CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — It’s been 27 years since Dale Hawerchuk last laced up his skates for the Winnipeg Jets, but the former NHL superstar still cherishes the memories and the noise of passionate Jets fans filling the old Winnipeg Arena, and how those fans treated him both on and off the ice.

“Winnipeg is a very special place for me,” Hawerchuk said. “I went there as an 18-year-old, spent nine years there, and I married a Manitoba girl.

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Mark Scheifele’s Hat Trick Leads Winnipeg Over Dallas 5-2

Mark Scheifele’s Hat Trick Leads Winnipeg Over Dallas 5-2

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Dustin Byfuglien
Winnipeg Jets’ Dustin Byfuglien (33) attempts to clear Dallas Stars’ Antoine Roussel (21) from in front of goaltender Connor Hellebuyck (37) as Toby Enstrom (39) defends during first period NHL action in Winnipeg on Thursday, November 2, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Mark Scheifele couldn’t have timed his second career hat trick any better.

Scheifele’s parents were in the stands at Bell MTS Place to watch his three goals help propel the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Thursday.

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Blake Wheeler with Hat Trick in Five-Goal First Period, Jets Beat Penguins 7-1

Blake Wheeler with Hat Trick in Five-Goal First Period, Jets Beat Penguins 7-1

By Scott Edmonds, The Canadian Press

Brendan Lemieux
Winnipeg Jets left wing Brendan Lemieux (48) and defenceman Tyler Myers (57) celebrate Lemieux’s first NHL goal during third period NHL action against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Winnipeg on Sunday, October 29, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Blake Wheeler was more impressed with his team picking up a victory over the defending Stanley Cup champions than his individual performance.

Wheeler had a first-period hat trick and added an assist in the third as Winnipeg downed the Pittsburgh Penguins 7-1 on Sunday.

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Blake Wheeler, Paul Maurice Reach Milestones in Jets 4-3 Win Over Wild

Blake Wheeler, Paul Maurice Reach Milestones in Jets 4-3 Win Over Wild

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Jets
Winnipeg Jets’ Mark Scheifele (55), Blake Wheeler (26) and Jacob Trouba (8) celebrate Wheeler’s game winning goal against the Minnesota Wild during third period NHL action in Winnipeg on Friday, October 20, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Head coach Paul Maurice and Jets captain Blake Wheeler had two things in common Friday. Both reached a personal milestone and they both shrugged it off.

Wheeler scored the 200th goal of his NHL career with 6:46 left in the third period to propel Winnipeg to a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild.

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