Recap - Jets Defeat Philadelphia 2-1
|Recap - Jets Defeat Philadelphia 2-1|
Winnipeg needed a shootout to earn a 2-1 victory over Philadelphia on Tuesday in NHL action at Wells Fargo Center.
Winnipeg was an underdog by +169 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
The win was clinched by Bryan Little, who beat Ilya Bryzgalov in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Winnipeg. Winnipeg got goals from Chris Thorburn in the victory. Thorburn opened the scoring at 2:06 of the second period.
Ondrej Pavelec turned in a 27-save effort for the Jets.
Philadelphia got a goal from Brayden Schenn in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 23 of 24 shots for the Flyers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Winnipeg scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Philadelphia went 1-for-1 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 28-24.
Winnipeg heads into a battle against the Lightning. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Nashville.