Marchessault and the 'Golden Misfits' give Jets trouble in Game 2

Adjust Comment Print

"We like our road game".

Just as they did in Game 1, the Jets created scoring chances early on in the first period, but this time were unable to beat Marc-Andre Fleury, who finished the night with 30 saves.

The three-time Stanley Cup champion serves as a safety blanket for the first-year team. They took an unusual route to the conference final, winning three times in Nashville, including Game 7. Game 5 will be back in Winnipeg on Sunday afternoon.

The Lightning are not going to make any lineup changes for Game 3. To their encouragement, this already matched their total shot output from Game One.

Sounds like the exact same approach the Jets have taken this season, focusing on the day and task at hand - striving to improve and to play faster in each and every game.

His Golden Knights teammates showed their enormous gratitude to the fabulous netminder with two late goals in the first period, and, suddenly, the Jets were the pursuers. Game 3 is at T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday.

Winnipeg has now lost three of its past four games at Bell MTS Place in these playoffs after compiling the best home record in the National Hockey League during the regular-season at 32-7-4. The Knights looked like the better team through two.

"The second goal was the same thing".

The Jets outshot Vegas 31-28 as Connor Hellebuyck made 25 saves.

He scored his first goal of the playoffs late in the first period when he was able to finish off a wonderful individual effort around the net to finally jam the puck in behind Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck.

Putin opens bridge between Crimea and Russian mainland
The road stretch of the bridge was due to be completed by the end of 2018, but the opening was brought forward at Putin's request. It was originally expected to open in December but was finished ahead of schedule.

Jumbo jet-sized asteroid to make 'closest ever' pass by Earth
The asteroid will move pretty fast (30 seconds of arc per minute). 'Our display will be updated every five seconds. Its size ranges from 197 to 427 feet (60-130 meters), making it possible to pass the closest ever on May 15.

Steve Bruce: 'End of Championship playoff semi-final was agony'
Hutton was backed by Steve Bruce in the play-offs, with the Scot given a man-marking role to do on Middlesbrough's Adama Traore . We've given ourselves a good chance. "We're going to Wembley, let's enjoy it".

Nate Schmidt played the game of his life and his stick was a big reason this story was able to be written.

Tatar, acquired from the Detroit Red Wings at the trade deadline but a frequent scratch near the end of the season after scoring just six points and amassing a minus-11 in 20 games, scored his first goal in five playoff games to give Vegas a 1-0 lead at 13:23.

Dustin Byfuglien and Josh Morrissey - The Jets blueliners were both on the ice for two goals against in a 3-1 Game Two victory at Winnipeg. That goal shut the crowd down, but the rest of the 1st and the entire 2nd refused to let them, or the Jets, back in it.

The Jets missed a chance to put Vegas in a precarious position Monday night. Realize that they have some guys on their team that can make plays as well.

A Connor goal midway through the third period pushed the Jets to within 2-1, but Marchessault scored his second of the game 98 seconds later, as the result of a poor neutral-zone pinch from Jets defenceman Jacob Trouba. Earning more chances with the man-advantage, given the Jets' quick puck movement on their power play, could be a major catalyst.

After giving up three goals in the first seven minutes of Game One, the Golden Knights made sure to have a stronger start in Game Two.

Florida was not satisfied, apparently, even though he scored 30 goals in his first full season and had one year left on his contract for a relative bargain of $750,000.

Marchessault and Fleury lead Vegas to a crucial Game Two victory at Winnipeg, evening the series; Smith, Laine and more in Scott Cullen's Statistically Speaking.

Fleury, the NHL's postseason wins leader among active goaltenders with 71, moved into a tie with Jacques Plante for ninth place on the all-time list.

After the Knights fell behind 3-0 early in Saturday's 4-2 loss to open the third-round matchup, Marchessault stated: "We're going to see what kind of team we are". He had four shutouts during series' wins over Los Angeles and San Jose and a.951 save percentage through 10 games - the highest for any goalie in playoff history.

Comments