Minnesota vs Winnipeg Wrap - Winnipeg Wins 6-4
|Minnesota vs Winnipeg Wrap - Winnipeg Wins 6-4|
Blake Wheeler scored twice to lead the Jets over Minnesota 6-4 on Friday at MTS Centre.
The Jets were a -120 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Blake Wheeler (2), Olli Jokinen, Dustin Byfuglien, Tobias Enstrom, and Evander Kane each scored for the Jets in the victory. Kane opened the scoring for Winnipeg, finding the back of the net at 3:48 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Michael Frolik.
Al Montoya turned in a 22-save effort for the Jets.
Minnesota got goals from Dany Heatley, Stephane Veilleux, Mikko Koivu, and Justin Fontaine in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Minnesota got a 32-stop effort from Niklas Backstrom in the loss.
Winnipeg scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Minnesota lost the shots on goal battle to Winnipeg by a margin of 38-29.
Next game, Winnipeg takes its act on the road to face Colorado looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face New York.