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Winnipeg vs Tampa Bay Recap - Jets Win 2-1

Winnipeg vs Tampa Bay Recap - Jets Win 2-1

The Jets earned a 2-1 victory over the Lightning on Thursday at St. Pete Times Forum.

The Jets were a +125 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Kyle Wellwood and Blake Wheeler each scored for the Jets in the victory. Wheeler opened the scoring for Winnipeg, finding the back of the net at 19:44 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Jim Slater and Andrew Ladd.

Ondrej Pavelec turned in a 30-save effort for the Jets.

Victor Hedman scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Ondrej Pavelec.

Mathieu Garon stopped 22 of 24 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Winnipeg went 0-for-2, while the Lightning were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Winnipeg lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 31-24.

Next game, Winnipeg takes its act on the road to face Florida looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face Florida.