There will be a game five in the NHL's Western Conference final.

Jonathan Marchessault scored twice to lead the Vegas Golden Knights past the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 Monday night at Bell MTS Place.

The best-of-seven series is tied at a game a piece.

"We were chasing the game again," said Jets captain Blake Wheeler when asked if this loss was reminiscent of the low scoring games they saw in round two against the Nashville Predators. "Down two goals and just made it tough. It didn't feel like playing against Nashville but those guys do a good job in their own right. We just couldn't get any momentum going."

Tomas Tatar and Marchessault scored in the first period for the Golden Knights who took that lead into the third period.

Kyle Connor finally got Winnipeg on the scoreboard as he beat Vegas netminder Marc-Andre Fleury 7:17 into the final frame.

That momentum was short-lived as Marchessault potted his second of the night just 88 seconds later.

"They were better for sure," said Jets head coach Paul Maurice on the Golden Knights bounce back game after losing the opener 4-2 on Saturday. "We were not right. Certainly there's a 10-minute block there we're not going to like very much tomorrow."

The series now shifts to Las Vegas for games three and four on Wednesday and Friday.

Game five is back in Winnipeg on Sunday.


photos courtesy Ray Peters


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Sunday, October 21st

MJHL
Winkler 3 Wpg Blues 2 (SO)
Portage 6 Virden 5 (SO)
Steinbach 7 OCN 0

MMJHL
Pembina Valley 6 Transcona 5

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Interlake 5 Pembina Valley 3 
Eastman 4 Central Plains 3
Yellowhead 2 Kenora 0
Parkland 8 Norman 2
Wpg Bruins 5 Brandon 4
Wpg Wild 4 Southwest 3 (OT)

Winnipeg AAA Bantam Hockey League
Central Plains 7 Pembina Valley 3

AHL
Manitoba 6 San Antonio 3

NHL
Calgary 4 N.Y. Rangers 1
Tampa Bay 6 Chicago 3
Buffalo 4 Anaheim 2

NFL
Minnesota 37 N.Y. Jets 17
L.A. Chargers 20 Tennessee 19
Carolina 21 Philadelphia 17
Indianapolis 37 Buffalo 5
New England 38 Chicago 31
Tampa Bay 26 Cleveland 23 (OT)
Houston 20 Jacksonville 7
Detroit 32 Miami 21
New Orleans 24 Baltimore 23
Washington 20 Dallas 17
L.A. Rams 39 San Francisco 10
Kansas City 45 Cincinnati 10

NBA
Atlanta 133 Cleveland 111
Sacramento 131 Oklahoma City 120
Denver 100 Golden State 98 
L.A. Clippers 115 Houston 112 

Monday, October 22nd

South Central Athletic Conference
High School Varsity Volleyball
Northlands Parkway vs Dakota
@ Wpg, (g) 6 p.m. (b) 7:30 p.m.

NHL
Colorado at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.
Carolina at Detroit, 6:30 p.m.
St. Louis at Winnipeg, 7 p.m.
Washington at Vancouver, 9 p.m.

NFL
N.Y. Giants at Atlanta, 7:15 p.m.

NBA
Charlotte at Toronto, 6:30 p.m.
Orlando at Boston, 6:30 p.m.
New York at Milwaukee, 7 p.m.
Indiana at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
Chicago at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
Memphis at Utah, 8 p.m.
Washington at Portland, 9 p.m.
Phoenix at Golden State, 9:30 p.m.
San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.

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