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Jets 2 / Flyers 1 (SO)

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Grabbing points -- any points -- are critical for a Jets team trying to make a post all-star game sprint to the post-season. The fact they picked up a win in Philly -- especially given their road and shootout record -- can't be overstated. Now they must repeat it again and again and...

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The Jets finish January 4-8-1, but this win was huge for an injury-ravaged outfit, especially knowing that Dustin Byfuglien and Alex Burmistrov should be good to go Thursday in Tampa.


Many candidates here, but Ondrej Pavelec's save on Scott Hartnell on a 2-on-1 with 8:38 left kept the Jets even with Philly at 1-1 and kept alive the notion of late-game dramatics.


1. Philadelphia, Schenn 4 (Carle, Jagr) 15:11 (pp)

Penalties -- Jagr Pha (tripping) 11:04, Thorburn Wpg (roughing) 13:32.


2. Winnipeg, Thorburn 1 (Antropov, Hainsey) 2:06

Penalty -- Meszaros Pha (holding stick) 15:46.


No Scoring.

Penalties -- Thorburn Wpg, Sestito Pha (fighting) 11:43, Philadelphia bench (too many men; served by Jagr) 15:42.


No Scoring.

Penalties -- None.


Winnipeg wins 1-0

Winnipeg (1) -- K.Wellwood, miss; Wheeler, miss; Little, goal.

Philadelphia (0) -- Couturier, miss; Giroux, miss; Jagr, miss.

Goal -- Winnipeg: Pavelec (W,17-17-6); Philadelphia: Bryzgalov (L,18-10-5).

Power plays (goals-chances) -- Winnipeg: 0-3; Philadelphia: 1-1.

Referees -- Paul Devorski, Brian Pochmara. Linesmen -- Lonnie Cameron, Brian Murphy.

Attendance -- 19,874 (19,537).

-- Ed Tait

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