Kyle Connor's power play goal midway through the second period was the winner as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Tuesday night.

Connor has scored in three consecutive games to start the 2018-2019 National Hockey League season.

Mark Scheifele also scored for the Jets who have won four-of-eight home-openers at Bell MTS Place.

Scheifele's first career goal against the Kings means he now has a goal against every team in the NHL.

Ilya Kovalchuk had the lone goal for Los Angeles.

Winnipeg goaltender Connor Hellebuyck made 16 saves.

The Jets (2-1) next game is Thursday against the Predators in Nashville.

photos courtesy Ray Peters

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Tuesday, December 18th

Steinbach 1 Wpg Blues 0
Selkirk 4 Virden 3 (OT)

Los Angeles 4 Winnipeg 1
Florida 5 Buffalo 2
Philadelphia 3 Detroit 2 
Toronto 7 New Jersey 2
N.Y. Rangers 3 Anaheim 1
San Jose 4 Minnesota 0
Chicago 2 Nashville 1
Dallas 2 Calgary 0
N.Y. Islanders 3 Arizona 1
St. Louis 4 Edmonton 1
Tampa Bay 5 Vancouver 2

Cleveland 92 Indiana 91
Brooklyn 115 L.A. Lakers 110
Atlanta 118 Washington 110
Denver 126 Dallas 118

Wednesday, December 19th

SRSS vs Springfield
@ Steinbach, 3:30 p.m.

SRSS vs St. Paul's
@ Steinbach, 7:15 p.m.

Eastman at Wpg Avros, 7:15 p.m.

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Wpg Wild at Wpg Bruins, 7 p.m.
Pembina Valley vs Thrashers
@ Wpg, 7:30 p.m.
Yellowhead at Brandon, 7:30 p.m.

Dauphin at Neepawa, 7:30 p.m.
Winkler at Portage, 7:30 p.m.
Wayway at Swan Valley, 7:30 p.m.

Grunthal at La Broquerie, 8 p.m.
Red River at Ste. Anne, 8 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Washington, 7 p.m.
Montreal at Colorado, 7:30 p.m.

San Antonio at Orlando, 6 p.m.
New York at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.
Cleveland at Charlotte, 6 p.m.
Phoenix at Boston, 6:30 p.m.
Indiana at Toronto, 6:30 p.m.
New Orleans at Milwaukee, 7 p.m.
Detroit at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
Brooklyn at Chicago, 7 p.m.
Washington at Houston, 7 p.m.
Golden State at Utah, 8 p.m.
Memphis at Portland, 9 p.m.
Oklahoma City at Sacramento, 9 p.m.