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5-3 win shows Jets can hold court with Kings

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  • garylawless

    @garylawless: Get today's Free Press for @aladd16 commemorative pin coupon #nhljets #andrewladd 7:58 am on Oct 5

  • garylawless

    @garylawless: Darryl Sutter to me as he boards bus out of MTS Centre, "that crowd is awesome." #nhljets 10:33 pm on Oct 4

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: Bryan Little with the EN seals the deal for the #NHLJets. 5-3 for the home side. 9:54 pm on Oct 4

  • garylawless

    @garylawless: that's why @aladd16 is a captain. great play to get it out and then dishes to little. #nhljets win 9:54 pm on Oct 4

  • garylawless

    @garylawless: lots of game left here. let's see how #nhljets handle this #lakings surge 9:46 pm on Oct 4

  • garylawless

    @garylawless: give us your three stars so far from the #nhljets game folks 9:34 pm on Oct 4

  • garylawless

    @garylawless: kane proves to be a beast and difficult too handle. setoguchi drains the scraps. 4-1 #NHLJets 9:24 pm on Oct 4

  • reporterchris

    @reporterchris: Break up the #NHLJets. 9:23 pm on Oct 4

  • garylawless

    @garylawless: up 3-1 in the third, let's see if #nhljets close this one out. time to worry about win more than stats. 9:22 pm on Oct 4

  • garylawless

    @garylawless: scheifele draws the penalty, kane shoots and setoguchi tips. 3-1 #nhljets 9:18 pm on Oct 4

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets Mark Scheifele draws another penalty. Jets to PP 9:17 pm on Oct 4

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: Jacob Trouba leading the #NHLJets in ice time again, with 15:28 through two periods. 9:02 pm on Oct 4

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: Much better period for the #NHLJets. Lead 2-1 after 2. Shots now 26-20 Kings. 8:56 pm on Oct 4

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: Down on the farm, IceCaps fall 4-3 to Providence on opening night. O'Dell, Lipon and Lowry score for St. John's. #NHLJets 8:55 pm on Oct 4

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: That was Olli Jokinen's 300th career goal. #NHLJets 8:47 pm on Oct 4

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: Olli Jokinen puts the #NHLJets up 2-1 with his first of the season. Much better period for the home side. 8:45 pm on Oct 4

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: Bad trend for the #NHLJets: halfway through the game the shots are 25-10 Kings. 8:37 pm on Oct 4

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: Goal not allowed. Net off its moorings. Remains 1-1. #NHLJets 8:29 pm on Oct 4

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets Blake Wheeler scores but net was off. Under review. 8:25 pm on Oct 4

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: LA Kings headed to the PP again. Were 0-for-2 in the first #NHLJets 8:15 pm on Oct 4

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets @EKane9JETS led all players with four hits in the first period. Jets won just six of 21 faceoffs. 8:13 pm on Oct 4

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets out-shot 18-7 by the Kings in the first but the score is tied 1-1. The home side is going to have to cut down on those chances. 7:56 pm on Oct 4

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: Evander Kane rifles shot past Quick for his first of the season. Now 1-1 between Kings and #NHLJets. Quick whiffed on that. 7:47 pm on Oct 4

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: Matt Greene opens scoring for the Kings. Shot deflects off Buff past Pav. Shots 12-5 for Kings. #NHLJets 7:46 pm on Oct 4

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets starters: Tangradi, Jokinen, Frolik, Byfuglien, Enstrom and Pavelec. Scratched: Halischuk, Peluso, Pardy. 7:02 pm on Oct 4

  • garylawless

    @garylawless: both #nhljets owners in the building tonight. place is thumping. if you aint been here you need to get here. this is hockey. #winnipegrocks 6:58 pm on Oct 4

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets don't want too much hype on Trouba and Scheifele. But here's a fine read from @Real_ESPNLeBrun : espn.go.com/blog/nhl/post/… 6:39 pm on Oct 4

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: Fans settling in for #NHLJets home opener sporting glow sticks. Should be a cool night (I'm easily distracted by shiny objects). 6:19 pm on Oct 4

  • garylawless

    @garylawless: hey #nhljets fans, have a great night and be safe. cab or bus or phone a friend if you're into the sauce. want to see you all seasons 5:49 pm on Oct 4

  • garylawless

    @garylawless: Free Press commemorative #nhljets pin collection kicks off tomorrow with @aladd16 as the first pin. Get the coupon in Saturday's Freep. 8:41 am on Oct 4

Brayden Carriere and his father Troy cheer as the Winnipeg Jets hit the ice.
Tobias Enstrom defends against Justin Williams (14) in the first period.
Prior to opening faceoff.
Winnipeg Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec (31) deflects the puck in the first period while Los Angeles Kings' Dustin Brown (23) tries to keep the puck in front of the net.
Winnipeg Jets' Evander Kane (9) tries to slow down Los Angeles Kings' Justin Williams (14) in the first period.
Winnipeg Jets' Blake Wheeler (26) takes on Los Angeles Kings' Justin Williams (14) in the first period.
Winnipeg Jets' James Wright (17) tries to slow down Los Angeles Kings' Slava Voynov (26) in the first period.
Winnipeg Jets (from left) Paul Postma, Mark Stuart, Evander Kane, and Mark Scheifele celebrate Kane's first-period goal.
Winnipeg Jets Evander Kane swipes at a loose puck behing Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick during the first period.
Devin Setoguchi (40) of the Winnipeg Jets tries to slow down Los Angeles Kings' Anze Kopitar (11) in the first period of Friday night's home opener at the MTS Centre.
Los Angeles Kings' head coach Darryl Sutter talks to his team during the first period.
Winnipeg Jets' Dustin Byfuglien (33) takes out Los Angeles Kings' Kyle Clifford (13) as Jets' Chris Thorburn (22) chases down the puck during the first period.
Winnipeg Jets' Dustin Byfuglien (33) stickhandles the puck past Los Angeles Kings' Mike Richards (10) in the second period.
Winnipeg Jets' Andrew Ladd (16) tries to stuff the puck past Los Angeles Kings' goaltender Jonathan Quick (32) in the second period.
Winnipeg Jets' Mark Scheifele (55) stickhandles around Los Angeles Kings' Willie Mitchell (33) in the second period.
Jacob Trouba (8) takes control of the puck from behind the Jets' net while Los Angeles Kings' Dwight King (74) is hot on his heels in the second period.
Winnipeg Jets' Evander Kane (9) and Los Angeles Kings' Willie Mitchell (33) look on as a shot taken by Olli Jokinen (12) goes in over goaltender Jonathan Quick (32) during the second period of play.
Winnipeg Jets Evander Kane fights with Colin Fraser during the second period.
Winnipeg Jets Evander Kane fights with Colin Fraser during the second period.
Winnipeg Jets' Evander Kane (9) and Olli Jokinen (12) celebrate Jokinen's goal against the Los Angeles Kings during the second period.
A Winnipeg Jets shot gets past Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick (32) and hits the top-left corner during the second period.
Los Angeles Kings' Justin Williams (14) hits Winnipeg Jets' goaltender Ondrej Pavelec (31) with his stick as they both reach for a puck during the third period.
Winnipeg Jets' Devin Setoguchi (40) and Mark Scheifele (55) celebrate a third period goal against the Los Angeles Kings' during the third period.
Winnipeg Jets (from left) Tobias Enstrom, Bryan Little, Jim Slater and Andrew Ladd celebrate the team's late empty-net goal in the third period, giving the Jets a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings.
Winnipeg Jets' goaltender Ondrej Pavelec (31) makes a save while Los Angeles Kings' Jeff Carter (77) goes for a rebound in the third period.
Winnipeg Jets' Eric Tangradi (27) is held back during a scramble behind the net by Los Angeles Kings' Robyn Regehr (44) in the third period.
Winnipeg Jets' Evander Kane (9) and Mark Sheifele (55) celebrate after a third-period goal.
Winnipeg Jets' goaltender Ondrej Pavelec (31) makes a glove save in the third period.
History

Updated on Friday, October 4, 2013 at 6:09 PM CDT: Updates story photo.

7:08 PM: Updates headline.

7:55 PM: Updates headline after first period.

8:58 PM: Updates headline after second period.

9:56 PM: Updates headline after end of game.

10:13 PM: Adds slide show.

10:42 PM: Adds video.

10:50 PM: Updates game story.

11:09 PM: Adds Claude Noel video, story write-through.

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