Pierre-Luc Dubois scored the extra time winner Sunday evening, vaulting the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-Three comeback victory over the Vancouver Canucks.
It was his second purpose of the evening and his second in a Jets (11-6-1) uniform, coming 27 seconds into additional time.
Winnipeg additionally acquired a purpose and an help from Mark Scheifele and a power-play dagger from Neil Pionk in regulation.
Elias Pettersson pressured extra time along with his second purpose of the evening late within the third and the Canucks (8-12-2) additionally acquired a purpose from Brandon Sutter.
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Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck had 31 saves and Braden Holtby stopped 27 photographs for Vancouver.
The outcome offers the Jets a sweep of a two-game collection between the 2 sides after Winnipeg topped Vancouver 2-Zero on Friday.
Pettersson pressured extra time along with his second foal of the evening, a blast from the highest of the left faceoff circle.
The purpose got here throughout an prolonged interval of six-on-four hockey after Winnipeg defenceman Josh Morrissey was referred to as for delay of sport for sending the puck over the glass and Vancouver pulled Holtby with 1:42 to go.
An influence play earlier within the third had put the Jets up late into the sport. Sutter was referred to as for prime sticking 9:44 into the interval after bringing down his stick on Dubois’ head.
Winnipeg capitalized on the person benefit, with Pionk’s blast from the purpose beating Holtby stick aspect.
The Jets have been 1-for-Three on the facility play and the Canucks did not convert on three alternatives with the additional participant.
Scheifele had already knotted the rating at 2-2 lower than six minutes into the third.
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Wheeler discovered the puck in a scrum alongside the boards and despatched it to Scheifele as he streaked into the Canucks zone solo. Holtby stopped the preliminary blast however could not corral the rebound and the puck dribbled into the online behind him.
Schiefele and Wheeler had already registered assists on the evening, serving to Winnipeg get on the board 14:37 into the second body.
Wheeler discovered Dubois on the backside of slot and fed him a slick move from the purpose line. The centreman beat Holtby with a fast snap shot to gather his first purpose in a Jets uniform.
Sunday marked Dubois’ return to the lineup after lacking 4 video games with a muscle damage. It was simply his third sport because the Columbus Blue Jackets despatched him to Winnipeg in a blockbuster commerce for winger Patrik Laine on Jan. 23.
Vancouver had already posted a pair of targets within the first body, beginning with Sutter capitalizing on a lucky bounce.
A shot from Canucks defenceman sailed large and hit the tip boards, sending the puck bouncing again to Sutter along side the Winnipeg internet. The veteran ahead popped it in previous an out-of-position Hellebuyck to place Vancouver up 1-Zero 3:38 into the sport.
Pettersson cushioned the lead halfway by way of the interval with a play that appeared to depart Hellebuyck shaking his head.
The star centre had his again to the goalie when he put a surprising no-look shot by way of his legs and into the top-left nook of the online.
It was a heated begin to Sunday’s sport. Vancouver’s Zack MacEwen dropped the gloves with Jets defenceman Derek Forbort 2:30 in, and every acquired some good wacks in earlier than MacEwen dropped Forbort to the ice.
The battle was sparked by some leftover enterprise from Friday’s matchup, the place Forbort lay a number of hits on the a lot smaller Nils Hoglander. A melee was sparked when Canucks rookie retaliated late with a crunch of his personal alongside the boards.
Hoglander might be seen cheering MacEwen on from the bench throughout Sunday’s centre-ice tilt.
Each MacEwen and Forbort have been handed five-minute majors for preventing.
The Canucks might be again in motion Tuesday once they host the Oilers. The Jets are headed again to Winnipeg the place they will entertain the Canadiens on Thursday.