Jets explode for 4 goals in third, beat Senators again

EditorsNote: Corrects Sp of Scheifele in 2nd graf

Andrew Copp scored 2 times in Winnipeg’s 4-intention third interval to lead the host Jets previous the Ottawa Senators 6-3 on Saturday night.

Paul Stastny and Mark Scheifele each and every extra a intention and two helps as the Jets conquer the Senators for the 3rd consecutive recreation. The Jets took two highway wins from the Senators — 4-3 in extra time on Tuesday and 4-1 on Thursday.

Nikolaj Ehlers experienced a aim and an aid, Kyle Connor scored a intention and notched an assist, and Blake Wheeler included 3 helps for Winnipeg.

The Senators got a aim every from Evgenii Dadonov, Brady Tkachuk and Nick Paul.

Ehlers opened the scoring with a electricity-participate in purpose 14:03 into the to start with period. With Senators defenseman Mike Reilly in the box for tripping, Ehlers ripped a shot from the playoff circle to defeat Marcus Hogberg, who designed 32 will save on 37 shots in the Senators’ net.

Ottawa got on the board at the 4:04 mark of the next. Paul labored the puck up the neutral zone to Dadonov, who was tripped by Jets defender Derek Forbort. Dadonov managed more than enough management of the puck to slip it previous Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck for the tying objective.

Connor restored the Jets’ direct about 4 minutes later, converting on a rather passing perform, but it didn’t final prolonged.

About 3 minutes immediately after Connor’s target, Tkachuk gained a struggle for the puck on the finish boards and dropped it back to Austin Watson, who confirmed terrific persistence less than strain from the Jets’ protection. Watson dished the puck again to Tkachuk, who tied the score at 2-2.

The Senators moved in front at 14:23 of the second, when Paul skated into the Jets zone and wired a shot that snuck around Hellebuyck’s shoulder.

The Jets ripped off 4 unanswered targets in the 3rd to complete off the acquire. At 2:24, Stastny skated into the slot and passed to Copp, who skipped on his first try out but lifted the puck about a sprawling Hogberg for the tying goal and his very first for the 2021 marketing campaign.

Stastny additional his initial of the year on a ability enjoy at the 15:45 mark, firing a person from the slot earlier Hogberg, who had withstood a flurry of photographs on the Jets guy gain. Just 70 seconds later on, Copp added his 2nd of the evening, and Scheifele potted an vacant netter with 2:09 left to enjoy.

Hellebuyck stopped 18 of 21 shots.

–Industry Stage Media