Paul Stastny, Andrew Copp and Patrik Laine scored third period goals as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Minnesota Wild 4-1 Friday at Bell MTS Place and now lead the NHL’s best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinal two games to none.

Tyler Myers gave the Jets a 1-0 lead as he beat Devan Dubnyk 8:41 into the second period.

Winnipeg outshot Minnesota 44-17.

Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck made 16 saves.

Hellebuyck, who didn’t face a Wild shot from 15:02 of the second period until 15:05 of the final frame, had huge praise for his teammates.

“I thought they were playing great. They were playing great all night. We were putting the pressure on and that’s our game and we stuck to it.”

Zach Parise ended Hellebuyck’s shutout bid as he scored a power play goal with 45 seconds left in the third period.

The series now shifts to St. Paul for game three on Sunday and game four on Tuesday.


photos courtesy Ray Peters


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Friday, July 20th

CFL
BC at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m.

MJBL
Quarterfinal
Pembina Valley vs Carillon
@ Morden, 7 p.m.
Altona at Elmwood, 8 p.m.
(1st games in best of 3 series)

Baseball Manitoba
Provincial Championships
18U AA @ Altona
Senior AA All-Stars @ Stonewall

American Baseball Association
Winnipeg at Fargo-Moorhead, 7:02 p.m.

Major League Baseball
American League
Baltimore at Toronto, 6:07 p.m.
Boston at Detroit, 6:10 p.m.
Cleveland at Texas, 7:05 p.m.
Minnesota at Kansas City, 7:15 p.m.
Houston at Los Angeles, 9:07 p.m.
Chicago at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.
National League
St. Louis at Chicago, 1:20 p.m
San Diego at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m.
Atlanta at Washington, 6:05 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m.
Los Angeles at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m.
Colorado at Arizona, 8:40 p.m.
Interleague
N.Y. Mets at N.Y. Yankees, 6:05 p.m.
Miami at Tampa Bay, 6:10 p.m.
San Fransisco at Oakland, 8:35 p.m.

 

Saturday, July 21st

CFL
Winnipeg at Toronto, 3 p.m.
Montreal at Calgary, 8 p.m.

MJBL
Quarterfinals
Altona at Elmwood, 8 p.m.
(game two in best of 3 series)
Pembina Valley vs Carillon
@ Ile des Chenes, 6 p.m.
(game two in series)
Interlake at St. Boniface, 6 p.m.
(Legionaires lead series 1-0)

Baseball Manitoba
Provincial Championships
18U AA @ Altona
Senior AA All-Stars @ Stonewall

American Baseball Association
Winnipeg at Fargo-Moorhead, 6 p.m.

Major League Baseball
American League
Baltimore at Toronto, 12:07 p.m.
Boston at Detroit, 5:10 p.m.
Minnesota at Kansas City, 6:15 p.m.
Houston at Los Angeles, 6:15 p.m.
Cleveland at Texas, 7:05 p.m.
Chicago at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.
National League
St. Louis at Chicago
d/h 12:05 p.m., 6:15 p.m.
San Diego at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m.
Atlanta at Washington, 6:05 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m.
Los Angeles at Milwaukee, 6:10 p.m.
Colorado at Arizona, 7:10 p.m.
Interleague
N.Y. Mets at N.Y. Yankees, 12:05 p.m.
Miami at Tampa Bay, 5:10 p.m.
San Francisco at Oakland, 8:05 p.m.

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