The Winnipeg Jets are still looking for the their first win of the season against the Minnesota Wild.

The Jets, who have had great success against the other six teams in the NHL's Central Division, are now winless in three games against the Wild after dropping a 4-2 decision to Minnesota on Tuesday night at MTS Centre.

"I think we didn't have a great start," said Winnipeg captain Blake Wheeler. "We were a little bit slow to start the game and then I thought we turned it on, did some good things. Regardless of the score, I thought we controlled a good portion of the play. Thats a good team over there, they do a lot of good thing defensively, and I thought we spent some good time in their zone."

Jason Pominville had two goals and two assists for the Western Conference leading Wild who received a 38-save performance from Devan Dubnyk.

Bryan Little and Joel Armia did the goal scoring for the Jets.Winnipeg outshot Minnesota 40-25.

Ondrej Pavelec, who was making his eighth start in nine games, left with 13:45 remaining in the second period after suffering a lower-body injury.

He allowed three goals on 14 shots and was replaced by Connor Hellebuyck.

The Jets (25-27-4) next game is Friday at home against the Chicago Blackhawks.


photos courtesy Ray Peters


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Thursday, January 18th

MJHL
Portage at Virden, 7:30 p.m.

NHL
Boston at N.Y. Islanders, 6 p.m.
Washington at New Jersey, 6 p.m.
Toronto at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.
Dallas at Columbus, 6 p.m.
St. Louis at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m.
Vegas at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m.
Buffalo at N.Y. Rangers, 6:30 p.m.
Arizona at Nashville, 7 p.m.
San Jose at Colorado, 8 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Los Angeles, 9 p.m.

NBA
Orlando at Cleveland, 6 p.m.
Philadelphia at Boston, 6 p.m.
Minnesota at Houston, 8:30 p.m.
Indiana at Portland, 9 p.m.

Wednesday, January 17th

South Central Athletic Conference
Junior Varsity Boys Basketball
SRSS 71 College Jeanne-Sauve 62

WHSHL
SRSS 5 St. Paul's 2

HTJHL
St. Adolphe 4 Steinbach 1

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Wpg Wild 14 Interlake 0
Pembina Valley 6 Wpg Thrashers 3
Brandon 7 Southwest 1

WHL
Spokane 3 Brandon 0

NHL
Boston 4 Montreal 1
Anaheim 5 Pittsburgh 3

NBA
Toronto 96 Detroit 91
Charlotte 133 Washington 109
San Antonio 100 Brooklyn 95
Atlanta 94 New Orleans 93 
Golden State 119 Chicago 112
Oklahoma City 114 L.A. Lakers 90
Miami 106 Milwaukee 101
Memphis 105 New York 99
Utah 120 Sacramento 105
L.A. Clippers 109 Denver 104

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