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Posted: 03/1/2014 2:52 PM | Comments: 0
Last Modified: 03/1/2014 8:25 PM | Updates
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — More solid goaltending by Ondrej Pavelec backed the Winnipeg Jets to a 3-1 victory over the Nashville Predators this afternoon at Bridgestone Arena.
Pavelec had 39 saves for the victory.
The Jets moved four points clear of the 12th-place Predators in the Western Conference playoff chase, 66-62, and into a tie with the Dallas Stars, who hold down the eighth and final spot today.
Olli Jokinen broke open a scoreless game at 5:02 of the second and the Jets never trailed.
They also had goals from Andrew Ladd and Devin Setoguchi to move to 11-3-1 under new coach Paul Maurice.
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Updated on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 3:17 PM CST: adds Jets goal
3:44 PM: updates second period, corrects assist on first goal
3:49 PM: adds photo
4:22 PM: adds Nashville goal
4:27 PM: adds Jets third goal
4:36 PM: updates final score
8:25 PM: Adds slideshow.
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