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Jets edge past Wild

WINNIPEG—Even Joe Morrow wasn't really positive he scored the game-winning goal for the Winnipeg Jets last night but he'll take it.

The defenceman's goal with eight minutes to go in the third period lifted the Jets to a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild in pre-season action.

Nothing to ‘C’ here: Importance of NHL captains is changing

Ryan Johansen remembers how the Columbus Blue Jackets didn’t have a captain until one day it clicked and everyone knew it should be Nick Foligno.

“There was just no doubt,” Johansen said. “It’s just one of those things you don’t want to force. You don’t want to rush. You don’t want to regret. Once someone is a very clear option to being named captain, then it’s usually done.”