Recap - Jets Defeat New Jersey 3-1
|Recap - Jets Defeat New Jersey 3-1|
Winnipeg earned a 3-1 victory over New Jersey behind a 2-goal performance from Andrew Ladd on Thursday at MTS Centre.
Bettors who backed the Jets were rewarded as -110 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Winnipeg got goals from Andrew Ladd (2) and Blake Wheeler in the victory. Ladd opened the scoring at 0:08 of the first period.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 22 of 23 New Jersey shots in the victory.
Andrei Loktionov scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Ondrej Pavelec.
Johan Hedberg stopped 18 of 20 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Winnipeg went 0-for-3, while the Devils were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 23-21.
Winnipeg looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Capitals. The Devils will aim to get back on the winning track at Buffalo.