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Patrik Laine and Bryan Little Lift Winnipeg Jets Over Vancouver Canucks 4-1

Patrik Laine and Bryan Little Lift Winnipeg Jets Over Vancouver Canucks 4-1

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Andrew Copp
Winnipeg Jets’ Andrew Copp (9) scores on Vancouver Canucks goaltender Anders Nilsson (31) as Erik Gudbranson (44) defends during third-period NHL action in Winnipeg on Thursday, October 18, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Dustin Byfuglien’s return to the ice was very noticeable Thursday.

The Winnipeg Jets defenceman had a goal and two assists in a 4-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks after missing the previous two games with an upper-body injury.

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Nurse Scores Winner, McDavid Has Four Points as Oilers Top Jets in OT

Nurse Scores Winner, McDavid Has Four Points as Oilers Top Jets in OT

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

WINNIPEG – Todd McLennan made no apology for his bias toward Edmonton Oilers star Connor McDavid.

The coach only had to watch McDavid score twice and add two assists as the Oilers overcame a three-goal deficit to beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-4 Tuesday on Darnell Nurse’s goal 1:25 into overtime.

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Bryan Little Lifts Winnipeg Jets Over Carolina Hurricanes 3-1

Bryan Little Lifts Winnipeg Jets Over Carolina Hurricanes 3-1

By Scott Edmonds, The Canadian Press

Patrik Laine
Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Petr Mrazek (34) moves across the crease to stop a shot by Winnipeg Jets’ Nikolaj Ehlers (27) as Patrik Laine (29) looks on during second period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Sunday, October 14, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Blake Wheeler had to be honest — it was not the Winnipeg Jets’ prettiest win. But it will do.

Bryan Little put away the winner with just over two minutes left in the third period as the Jets topped the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 on Sunday night as Winnipeg began a six-game homestand.

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Connor Scores in Third Straight Game, Jets Defeat Kings 2-1

Connor Scores in Third Straight Game, Jets Defeat Kings 2-1

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Kyle Connor
Winnipeg Jets’ Kyle Connor (81) scores on Los Angeles Kings’ goaltender Jack Campbell (36) with Alec Martinez (27) in front of the net during second period NHL hockey action in Winnipeg, Tuesday, October 9, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Connor Hellebuyck didn’t have to work too hard to earn a win Tuesday night.

The Winnipeg Jets goalie only had to make 16 saves in a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings.

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Jets Pectations: Little, Connor Try to Rein in Expectations Ahead of Home Opener

Jets Pectations: Little, Connor Try to Rein in Expectations Ahead of Home Opener

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Jets
St. Louis Blues left wing Alexander Steen (20) skates off as Winnipeg Jets right wing Patrik Laine (29), of Finland, is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game in St. Louis on October 4, 2018. The Jets may have reinforced how expectations should be tempered at the start of a season. The team’s home-opener Tuesday follows up a road trip that featured a 5-1 victory and then a 5-1 loss. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Scott Kane)

WINNIPEG — The Jets may have given their fans a bit of a reality check to start the season.

Expectations are sky high after the team made franchise history by reaching the NHL Western Conference final last season, but players kept stressing that success doesn’t instantly happen. They confirmed that with their season-opening road trip, starting with a 5-1 victory over St. Louis followed by a 5-1 loss to Dallas.

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Laine Scores, Hellebuyck Makes 41 Saves, Jets Beat Blues 5-1

Laine Scores, Hellebuyck Makes 41 Saves, Jets Beat Blues 5-1

By Joe Harris, The Associated Press

Tyler Myers
Winnipeg Jets defenseman Tyler Myers, left, defends as St. Louis Blues left wing Sammy Blais handles the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)

ST. LOUIS – Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck didn’t mind the expanded workload on Thursday night.

Patrik Laine, Blake Wheeler and Kyle Connor each had a goal and an assist, and the Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 5-1.

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Jets Sniper Laine Lands Critical Hit on Canucks in ‘Fortnite’ Flap

Jets Sniper Laine Lands Critical Hit on Canucks in ‘Fortnite’ Flap

By Curtis Withers, The Canadian Press

Patrik Laine
Winnipeg Jets’ Patrik Laine (29) does a skating time trial during the first day of the Jets NHL training camp in Winnipeg, Friday, September 14, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

Patrik Laine is known for having a killer shot both on the ice and in the hit video game “Fortnite.” Turns out, the Winnipeg Jets sniper can be just as deadly with his words.

A day after Vancouver forward Bo Horvat said the Canucks have instituted a “Fortnite” ban for road games this upcoming season, there was talk across NHL arenas on whether or not it was fair to single out the popular online battle royale as a focus-destroying distraction.

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After Advancing to Western Final, Talented Jets Under Pressure to Go Further

After Advancing to Western Final, Talented Jets Under Pressure to Go Further

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Blake Wheeler
Winnipeg Jets’ Blake Wheeler (26) does a skating time trial during the first day of the Jets NHL training camp in Winnipeg, Friday, September 14, 2018. That was then and this is now for the Winnipeg Jets. Wheeler and his teammates are taking that approach as the club prepares to follow up being on the doorstep of last season’s Stanley Cup final. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – That was then and this is now for the Winnipeg Jets.

Captain Blake Wheeler and his teammates are taking that approach as the club prepares to follow up being on the doorstep of last season’s Stanley Cup final.

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