The Winnipeg Jets have suffered back-to-back home ice losses for the first time this season.

Jimmy Vesey scored the go-ahead goal with 3:53 remaining in the third period as the N.Y. Rangers defeated Winnipeg 3-1 Sunday afternoon at Bell MTS Place.

Michael Grabner sealed the deal for the visitors as he scored into a empty net with 43 seconds left in regulation.

Jets captain Blake Wheeler said Henrik Lundqvist, who stopped 36 shots including all 16 he faced in the third period, was solid in net for the Rangers.

"He played well. Made some saves that were big and gave them an opportunity to win the game."

Mats Zuccarello opened the scoring for New York late in the first period.

Nikolaj Ehlers had the lone goal for the Jets who dropped a 5-2 decision to the St. Louis Blues on Friday.

Winnipeg goaltender Connor Hellebuyck made 25 saves.

The Jets (32-15-9) are 3-2-1 on their 10-game homestand which continues Tuesday against the Washington Capitals.


photos courtesy Ray Peters


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Tuesday, August 14th

American Baseball Association
Gary 5 Winnipeg 2

Major League Baseball
American League
Toronto 6 Kansas City 5
New York 4 Tampa Bay 1 
Chicago 6 Detroit 3
Oakland 3 Seattle 2 
National League
Milwaukee 7 Chicago 0
Atlanta 10 Miami 6
St. Louis 6 Washington 4
San Francisco 2 Los Angeles 1
Interleague
Baltimore 6 N.Y. Mets 3
Boston 2 Philadelphia 1
Cleveland 8 Cincinnati 1
Arizona 6 Texas 4
Colorado 5 Houston 1
Minnesota 5 Pittsburgh 2 
L.A. Angels 7 San Diego 3

 

Wednesday, August 15th

Manitoba Major Soccer League
7th Division
Hanover Impact vs Landmark FC
@ Landmark, 7 p.m.

American Baseball Association
Winnipeg at Gary, 7:10 p.m.

Major League Baseball
American League
Chicago 6 Detroit 5
Seattle at Oakland, 2:35 p.m.
Tampa Bay at New York, 6:05 p.m.
Toronto at Kansas City, 7:15 p.m.
National League
Chicago 8 Milwaukee 4
Miami at Atlanta, 6:35 p.m.
Washington at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m.
San Francisco at Los Angeles, 9:10 p.m.
Interleague
Minnesota 6 Pittsburgh 4 
N.Y. Mets at Baltimore, 6:05 p.m.
Boston at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m.
Cleveland at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m.
Colorado at Houston, 7:10 p.m.
L.A. Angels at San Diego, 8:10 p.m.

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