Winnipeg vs Philadelphia Wrap - Winnipeg Wins 9-8
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 36 of 43 shots fired at him by Philadelphia, as the Jets skated to a 9-8 victory Thursday at Wells Fargo Center.
Winnipeg won as a +165 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Nik Antropov, Jim Slater, Kyle Wellwood, Randy Jones, Mark Stuart, Andrew Ladd, Tanner Glass, Evander Kane, and Alex Burmistrov each scored for the Jets in the victory. Jones opened the scoring for Winnipeg, finding the back of the net at 10:01 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Blake Wheeler and Tanner Glass.
Ondrej Pavelec turned in a 36-save effort for the Jets.
Danny Briere (2), James van Riemsdyk (2), Scott Hartnell, Max Talbot, Claude Giroux, and Matt Read scored for the Flyers, finding the net behind Ondrej Pavelec.
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 10 of 15 shots for the Flyers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Winnipeg scored 2 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Philadelphia went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 48-25.
Next game, Winnipeg takes its act on the road to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head home to face Carolina.