Jets Fall 3-2 Against Minnesota - Game Recap
Minnesota needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over Winnipeg on Saturday in NHL action at MTS Centre.
Bettors who backed the Wild were rewarded as -125 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go PUSH the closing total of 5.
Charlie Coyle potted the shootout winner for Minnesota. Minnesota got goals from Zach Parise and Nino Niederreiter in the victory. Niederreiter opened the scoring at 3:21 of the third period.
Niklas Backstrom stopped 37 of 39 Winnipeg shots in the victory.
Michael Frolik and Matt Halischuk scored for the Jets, finding the net behind Niklas Backstrom.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 33 of 35 shots for the Jets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Minnesota scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Winnipeg went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg outshot Minnesota 39-35 in the game.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blues. The Jets will aim to get back on the winning track at New Jersey.