Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION

Highlight reel: Jets 4 / Avs 1

  • Print

Big picture

The Jets won their eighth game in 12 tries and moved their record to 17-14-5 on the season, edging their way into 8th place in the Eastern Conference and a playoff berth. The win was Winnipeg's fifth on the road this season and sets them up for big home games this week against the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday and Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday.

Related Items

Little picture

All four lines were clicking in this match and the Jets used short shifts and attention to detail to overwhelm a fatigued Colorado club that had won five straight and eight in a row at home coming into the match. The Avs played Monday night, beating the Wild in Minnesota, before zipping back home to host the Jets.

SUMMARY

FIRST PERIOD

1. Winnipeg, Kane 16 (Wheeler, Burmistrov) 16:37

Penalties -- None.

SECOND PERIOD

2. Winnipeg, Stapleton 5 (Ladd, Enstrom) 1:21 (pp)

3. Winnipeg, Kane 17 (Thorburn, Stapleton) 14:52

Penalties -- O'Byrne Col (holding) 0:40, Stuart Wpg, McLeod Col (fighting) 2:38.

THIRD PERIOD

4. Winnipeg, Slater 7 (Glass) 3:41

5. Colorado, Porter 2 (Van der Gulik, McLeod) 14:48

Penalties -- Wheeler Wpg (slashing) 0:29, Glass Wpg, O'Brien Col (fighting) 15:58.

Shots on goal by

Winnipeg 6 12 8 -- 26

Colorado 11 14 8 -- 33

Goal -- Winnipeg: Pavelec (W,13-12-5); Colorado: Giguere (L,8-5-0).

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

Referees -- Dennis LaRue, Mike Leggo. Linesmen -- Vaughan Rody, Thor Nelson.

Attendance -- 18,007 (18,007).

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition December 28, 2011 C1

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Willy wants to get back to winning

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • A young gosling prepares to eat dandelions on King Edward St Thursday morning-See Bryksa 30 Day goose challenge- Day 17- bonus - May 24, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
  • MIKE APORIUS/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS STANDUP - pretty sunflower in field off HWY 206 near Bird's Hill Park Thursday August 09/2007

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Which Jets prospect has the best chance of making NHL team this season?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google