Winnipeg vs Ottawa Wrap - Winnipeg Wins 1-0
|Winnipeg vs Ottawa Wrap - Winnipeg Wins 1-0|
Winnipeg's defense, led by netminder Al Montoya, shut down Ottawa 1-0 at Scotiabank Place on on Saturday.
The Jets were a +145 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Winnipeg got a goal from Alexei Ponikarovsky in the victory. Ponikarovsky opened the scoring at 5:57 of the third period.
Al Montoya turned in a 33-save effort for the Jets.
Ottawa got a 36-stop effort from Ben Bishop in the loss.
Winnipeg scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Ottawa went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Winnipeg by a margin of 37-33.
Next game, Winnipeg takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head home to face Buffalo.