WINNIPEG—Pat Maroon figures his grandfather was watching him from heaven when he set up Tyler Bozak's winning goal in the St. Louis Blues' 2-1 playoff victory over the Winnipeg Jets last night.
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WINNIPEG—This time Bryan Little scored the game-winner with the spotlight on him.
The Jets' forward found the back of the net off a rebound at 4:49 of overtime yesterday to lift Winnipeg to a 4-3 victory that extended the Anaheim Ducks' losing streak to 11 games.
WINNPEG, Man.—Kyle Connor was happy to be part of an offensive burst the Winnipeg Jets needed.
The winger ended a 10-game pointless streak with a goal that helped the Jets dump the Dallas Stars 5-1 yesterday.
“Yeah, felt good,” Connor said.
“Nothing's really changed too much from my game," he added. "I thought I was a little quicker tonight, played with lots of speed.”
WINNIPEG—Mark Scheifele was in a joking mood after setting up the tying goal and then scoring the winner 4:18 into overtime as the Winnipeg Jets topped the league-leading Tampa Bay Lightning 5-4 last night.
Scheifele was asked how he was feeling about his scoring touch of late, which includes a five-game point streak of five goals and nine assists.
WINNIPEG—Mark Scheifele figures the pieces of the puzzle are starting to click together for the Winnipeg Jets.
His pair of goals, which gave him a team-leading nine, helped the Jets earn a 5-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils yesterday.
He also had one assist.
“We've been playing the right way," Scheifele said. ”We've been in the right spots.
WINNIPEG—Mark Scheifele and his Winnipeg Jets' teammates didn't let a two-goal deficit get them down last night.
Defenceman Jacob Trouba scored his first goal of the season at 2:54 of overtime, and Scheifele finished with two goals and two assists, as Winnipeg topped the St. Louis Blues 5-4 after trailing 3-1 to start the third period.
WINNIPEG—Adam Bighill was signed by the Blue Bombers for his leadership and tenacious talents.
He delivered big time on Saturday.
The veteran linebacker had three quarterback sacks, one forced fumble that led to a touchdown, and eight defensive tackles in Winnipeg's 31-0 shutout of the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
WINNIPEG—Matt Nichols almost had forgotten what it felt like to win. It was good.
The Winnipeg quarterback threw one touchdown pass and no interceptions as the Blue Bombers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 31-14 victory over the Montreal Alouettes on Friday night.
WINNIPEG—Even Saskatchewan Roughriders' head coach Chris Jones had a hard time believing how his team's 32-27 victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers unfolded on Saturday.
The Roughriders scored a pair of touchdowns and three field goals off Winnipeg interceptions while the Bombers recorded a pair of TDs after a Saskatchewan pick and fumble.
Winnipeg quarterback Matt Nichols could do almost nothing wrong during the Blue Bombers' three-game winning streak earlier this season.
But now that the team is riding a three-game losing skid, many fans think the starting quarterback barely can do anything right.