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Wheeler key in win over 2-1 OT win over Bolts

Winnipeg Jets winger Chris Thorburn (right) shoots on Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback (left) as Lightning defenceman Matt Carle moves in during the first period.
The Tampa Bay Lightning's Dana Tyrell (front) works to play the puck while down on the ice along with Winnipeg Jets goalie Al Montoya (right) during the first period.
Winnipeg Jets winger Blake Wheeler (centre) celebrates his first-period goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning with teammate Jacob Trouba (right) during the first period.
The Tampa Bay Lightning's Martin St. Louis (bottom) is crushed under Winnipeg Jets goalie Al Montoya in the crease during the first period.
The Tampa Bay Lightning's B.J. Crombeen (left) drops the gloves with the Winnipeg Jets defenceman Mark Stuart during the first period.
Winnipeg Jets defenceman Mark Stuart (left) loses his helmet during his fight with Tampa Bay Lightning winger B.J. Crombeen during the first period.
The sticks come up as the Tampa Bay Lightning's Ondrej Palat (left) collides with the Winnipeg Jets forward Bryan Little during the first period.
Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien (front) breaks out after getting past Tampa Bay Lightning winger Ondrej Palat during the first period.
Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback makes a save against the Winnipeg Jets during the second period.
Tampa Bay Lightning winger Ondrej Palat battles with Winnipeg Jets defenceman Mark Stuart for the puck during the second period.
Tampa Bay Lightning winger Teddy Purcell (right) is hooked by Winnipeg Jets defenceman Jacob Trouba during the second period.
The Tampa Bay Lightning's Nate Thompson celebrates after scoring with 0.2 seconds left in the second period.
Winnipeg Jets goalie Al Montoya grabs a shot by the Tampa Bay Lightning during the third period.
Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback (front)makes a save on a shot by Winnipeg Jets winger Anthony Peluso (centre) as Lightning's J.T. Brown defends during the third period.
Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback stays down as the puck bounces out of the net after getting beaten by Mark Scheifele in overtime.
Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback skates off after getting beaten in overtime while the Jets celebrate.
The Tampa Bay Lightning's Mark Barberio (left) skates off as the Winnipeg Jets celebrate their game-winning overtime goal for a 2-1 win.
Winnipeg Jets winger Chris Thorburn (right) shoots on Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback (left) as Lightning defenceman Matt Carle moves in during the first period. - Chris O'Meara / The Associated Press
The Tampa Bay Lightning's Dana Tyrell (front) works to play the puck while down on the ice along with Winnipeg Jets goalie Al Montoya (right) during the first period. - Dirk Shadd / Tampa Bay Times / MCT
Winnipeg Jets winger Blake Wheeler (centre) celebrates his first-period goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning with teammate Jacob Trouba (right) during the first period. - Chris O'Meara / The Associated Press
The Tampa Bay Lightning's Martin St. Louis (bottom) is crushed under Winnipeg Jets goalie Al Montoya in the crease during the first period. - Dirk Shadd / Tampa Bay Times / MCT
The Tampa Bay Lightning's B.J. Crombeen (left) drops the gloves with the Winnipeg Jets defenceman Mark Stuart during the first period. - Dirk Shadd / Tampa Bay Times / MCT
Winnipeg Jets defenceman Mark Stuart (left) loses his helmet during his fight with Tampa Bay Lightning winger B.J. Crombeen during the first period. - Chris O'Meara / The Associated Press
The sticks come up as the Tampa Bay Lightning's Ondrej Palat (left) collides with the Winnipeg Jets forward Bryan Little during the first period. - Dirk Shadd / Tampa Bay Times / MCT
Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien (front) breaks out after getting past Tampa Bay Lightning winger Ondrej Palat during the first period. - Chris O'Meara / The Associated Press
Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback makes a save against the Winnipeg Jets during the second period. - Dirk Shadd / Tampa Bay Times / MCT
Tampa Bay Lightning winger Ondrej Palat battles with Winnipeg Jets defenceman Mark Stuart for the puck during the second period. - Chris O'Meara / The Associated Press
Tampa Bay Lightning winger Teddy Purcell (right) is hooked by Winnipeg Jets defenceman Jacob Trouba during the second period. - Chris O'Meara / The Associated Press
The Tampa Bay Lightning's Nate Thompson celebrates after scoring with 0.2 seconds left in the second period. - Dirk Shadd / Tampa Bay Times / MCT
Winnipeg Jets goalie Al Montoya grabs a shot by the Tampa Bay Lightning during the third period. - Chris O'Meara / The Associated Press
Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback (front)makes a save on a shot by Winnipeg Jets winger Anthony Peluso (centre) as Lightning's J.T. Brown defends during the third period. - Chris O'Meara / The Associated Press
Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback stays down as the puck bounces out of the net after getting beaten by Mark Scheifele in overtime. - Dirk Shadd / Tampa Bay Times / MCT
Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Anders Lindback skates off after getting beaten in overtime while the Jets celebrate. - Dirk Shadd / Tampa Bay Times / MCT
The Tampa Bay Lightning's Mark Barberio (left) skates off as the Winnipeg Jets celebrate their game-winning overtime goal for a 2-1 win. - Dirk Shadd / Tampa Bay Times / MCT

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  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: Mark Scheifele takes perfect feed from Blake Wheeler to seal the deal for the #NHLJets. 2-1 in OT. Winnipeg finishes trip 4-2 8:45 pm on Dec 7

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets and Bolts heading to OT tied 1-1. Can Winnipeg pick up the extra point to finish this road trip? 8:42 pm on Dec 7

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: Icing by Jacob Trouba, Bryan Little loses draw and boom it's 1-1 with .2 seconds left in second. #NHLJets 7:47 pm on Dec 7

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: Shots 28-11 #NHLJets with 6 min left in second. 7:33 pm on Dec 7

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: Numbers from first: #NHLJets won 14 of 20 faceoffs; Dustin Byfuglien led Wpg with 9:06 in ice time. Wheeler with his 100th career goal. 6:57 pm on Dec 7

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets lead Lightning 1-0 after 1. Shots 15-6 Wpg. 6:54 pm on Dec 7

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: Ladies and gentlemen, the NHL's 30th-ranked PP on display. Now 0-for-2. #NHLJets. 6:52 pm on Dec 7

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets out-shooting Lighting 10-1 with 9 mins left in first. 6:37 pm on Dec 7

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets Blake Wheeler with the tip and it's 1-0 Winnipeg. Wheeler's 7th. 6:25 pm on Dec 7

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets starters: Montoya, Stuart, Ellerby, Jokinen, Thorburn, Setoguchi. Scratched: Kane, Pardy, Tangradi. 6:02 pm on Dec 7

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: No sign of Evander Kane at this morning's game day skate at Tampa Bay Times Forum. #NHLJets look to be starting Al Montoya in goal 10:32 am on Dec 7

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets to face Anders Lindback in Tampa net tonight 10:03 am on Dec 7

History

Updated on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 12:11 PM CST: added byline, live blog tag

6:54 PM: Updates headline after first period.

7:50 PM: Updates headline after second period, ads game photo.

8:49 PM: Updates headline after overtime.

8:54 PM: Adds slide show.

9:12 PM: Replaces copy post-game.

10:22 PM: Updates post-game copy.

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