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Winnipeg Jets vs. Los Angeles Kings, Oct. 4, 2013

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The Winnipeg Jets hosted the Los Angeles Kings at the MTS Centre for the team's home opener Friday night. Fans got what they came for — a win — as the Jets held on to beat the Kings 5-3.

  • Brayden Carriere and his father Troy cheer as the Winnipeg Jets hit the ice.

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    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.

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    Tobias Enstrom defends against Justin Williams (14) in the first period.

  • Prior to opening faceoff.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Winnipeg Jets Evander Kane fights with Colin Fraser during the second period.

  • Winnipeg Jets Evander Kane fights with Colin Fraser during the second period.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Winnipeg Jets' goaltender Ondrej Pavelec (31) makes a glove save in the third period.

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