February 23, 2019

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The slump is dumped

Latest Boxscore: Winnipeg: 6 - Vegas: 3 (FINAL)

Record: 37 – 20 – 4

Blake Wheeler's goal in the dying minutes was the difference as the Winnipeg Jets snapped a three-game skid, edging the Sabres 3-1 in Buffalo Sunday afternoon. The Jets added an empty-netter with mere seconds remaining. Connor Hellebuyck was solid in goal, turning aside 35 of 36 shots. The Jets are back on the ice Tuesday night at Bell MTS Place, where they will host the New York Rangers.


Our coverage

  • Winnipeg Jets Bryan Little (18) and Andrew Copp (9) celebrate a goal against the Buffalo Sabres Sunday. (Jeffrey T. Barnes / The Associated Press)

    Winnipeg Jets Bryan Little (18) and Andrew Copp (9) celebrate a goal against the Buffalo Sabres Sunday.

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  • Blues / Predators
  • Career-high: Georgiev's 55 saves help Rangers cool off Leafs 4-1

Was we're reading

  • New York Rangers centre Mika Zibanejad (93) skates against Boston Bruins defenceman Kevan Miller (86). (MARY ALTAFFER)

    New York Rangers centre Mika Zibanejad (93) skates against Boston Bruins defenceman Kevan Miller (86).

    Future oriented: The trade-deadline deal Rangers are still reaping the benefits of (New York Post)
  • Wounded healer: He fought on the ice. He fought for his sobriety. Now Brian McGrattan is fighting for the health and safety of players on the Flames and across the NHL (Sportsnet)
  • Vultures circling: The scouts are showing up with the trade deadline in the offing, but the Senators are facing their own, fast-approaching internal deadline when it comes to the futures of Mark Stone, Matt Duchene and Ryan Dzingel in Ottawa (The Hockey News)

In case you missed it

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  • Mike McIntyre: Jets head coach not ready to shuffle lines to get Patrik Laine out of his scoring slump

Video review

  • Buffalo Sabres defenceman Lawrence Pilut (24) and Winnipeg Jets forward Mason Appleton (82) battle for position. (Jeffrey T. Barnes / The Associated Press)

    Buffalo Sabres defenceman Lawrence Pilut (24) and Winnipeg Jets forward Mason Appleton (82) battle for position.

    Jets / Sabres highlights

Hot shot of the day

Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck (37) makes a save during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Sunday, in Buffalo, N.Y.

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