September 2, 2015


Record: 43 – 26 – 13

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Montreal 4, Jets 3

Free Press ★★★

 ★ Tomas Plekanec, Montreal. Not sure if he meant to, but banking in a power-play goal in the third decided the game.

 ★★ Olli Jokinen, Jets. Plus player, two points. Starting to look at home in this lineup.

 ★★★ Brendan Gallagher, Montreal. Rookie had another goal, looks like the real deal.

First Period

1. Montreal, Bourque 1 (Markov, Diaz) 8:04 (pp)

2. Montreal, Gallagher 2 (Galchenyuk, Bouillon) 14:22

3. Winnipeg, Wheeler 3 (Jokinen, Enstrom) 16:10 (pp)

Penalties -- Postma Wpg (interference) 7:48, Thorburn Wpg, Moen Mtl (fighting) 14:25, Markov Mtl (hooking) 15:51.

Second Period

4. Winnipeg, Antropov 1 (Little, Hainsey) 3:32

5. Winnipeg, Jokinen 1 (Kane, Byfuglien) 11:48

6. Montreal, Cole 1 (Gallagher, Galchenyuk) 15:08

Penalties -- Eller Mtl (holding) 1:29, Stuart Wpg (cross-checking) 10:26, Galchenyuk Mtl (tripping) 10:50, Burmistrov Wpg (interference) 13:05.

Third Period

7. Montreal, Plekanec 3 (Diaz, Markov) 5:31 (pp)

Penalties -- Armstrong Mtl (elbowing) 1:09, Enstrom Wpg (tripping) 4:36, Prust Mtl (goaltender interference) 11:35, Antropov Wpg (boarding), Prust Mtl (embellishment), Desharnais Mtl (roughing) 13:52, Enstrom Wpg (high-sticking) 16:44.

Shots on goal by

Winnipeg 6 4  11 --21

Montreal6 10 10--26

Goal -- Winnipeg: Pavelec (L,2-2-1); Montreal: Price (W,4-1-0).

Power plays (goals-chances) -- Winnipeg: 1-6; Montreal: 2-5.

Referees -- Steve Kozari, Francis Charron. Linesmen -- Matt MacPherson, Andy McElman.

Attendance -- 21,273 (21,273).

MYSTERY THEATRE:

Mark Scheifele was a healthy scratch for the third game in a row and the Jets are mum on anything concerning their 19-year-old forward beyond the given day. Scheifele took extra drills and skating Tuesday morning in Montreal, as is the custom when a player sits out. If Scheifele plays three more games for the Jets, the first year of his entry-level contract will take effect but there is no time rule that says when he must be returned to his juinor team in Barrie, Ont.

UP NEXT:

The Jets stayed over in Montreal with rest in mind, and fly to Florida today. Their three-game road trip continues Thursday night with a game in Sunrise, Fla., against the Panthers (6:30 p.m., TSN Jets, TSN1290).

-- Campbell

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition January 30, 2013 C3

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