Mark Scheifele scored twice and Tyler Myers snapped home the winner 2:35 into overtime as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Washington Capitals 4-3 Tuesday night at Bell MTS Place.

With Dustin Byfuglien in the penalty box serving a minor penalty for slashing and goaltender Connor Hellebucyk on the bench for an extra attacker, Scheifele found the puck in the slot, and his shot threw the legs of Capitals netminder Braden Holtby tied the game at 3-3 with 15 seconds remaining in the third period.

Bryan Little scored his 12th of the season at 11:30 of the third period which cut Washington's lead to 3-2.

The win snapped the Jets two-game home ice losing skid.

"It was huge," said Scheifele when asked how big that victory over the Capitals was. "There were a lot of parts of that game we didn't like and to show that resiliency to fight until the buzzer shows a lot about this group. We needed that one."

Scheifele also drew an assist on Myers' OT winner.

Nicklas Backstrom, Andre Burakvosky and John Carlson did the goal scoring for Washington.

Winnipeg outshot the Capitals 44-27.

The Jets (33-15-9) continue their 10-game homestand Friday against the Colorado Avalanche.


photos courtesy Ray Peters


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Saturday, October 20th

CFL
Toronto 26 Montreal 22
Saskatchewan 29 Calgary 24

Manitoba Minor Football Association
Cruncher Playoffs
Eastman (Black) 25 St. James (Silver) 0
Eastman (Teal) 36 St. James (Black) 6

MJHL
Steinbach 6 OCN 0
Selkirk 5 Neepawa 4 (OT)
Swan Valley 7 Wpg Blues 1
Dauphin 1 Waywayseecappo 0

HTJHL
Lorette 3 Springfield 2

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Showcase @ Portage
Yellowhead 5 Eastman 2
Southwest 6 Norman 3
Parkland 3 Interlake 2 (OT)
Wpg Wild 7 Kenora 2
Wpg Thrashers 4 Brandon 2
Wpg Bruins 3 Central Plains 1

MFMHL
Eastman 3 Central Plains 1

AAA U17 Midget Prep League
Wpg Monarchs 2 Eastman 1

WHL
Calgary 4 Brandon 3 (OT)

NHL
Winnipeg 5 Arizona 3
Colorado 3 Carolina 1
Philadelphia 5 New Jersey 2
Buffalo 5 Los Angeles 1
Ottawa 4 Montreal 3
Detroit 4 Florida 3 (OT)
St. Louis 4 Toronto 1
Chicago 4 Columbus 1
Minnesota 5 Tampa Bay 4 (OT)
Vegas 3 Anaheim 1 
Nashville 3 Edmonton 0
Vancouver 2 Boston 1 
San Jose 4 N.Y. Islanders 1 

Major League Baseball
National League
Championship Series
Los Angeles 5 Milwaukee 1
(Dodgers win best of 7 series 4-3)

NBA
Toronto 117 Washington 113
Indiana 132 Brooklyn 112
Boston 103 New York 101
Philadelphia 116 Orlando 115
Detroit 118 Chicago 116
Charlotte 113 Miami 112
Dallas 140 Minnesota 136
Denver 119 Phoenix 91 
Portland 121 San Antonio 108 
Houston 124 L.A. Lakers 115

Sunday, October 21st

MJHL
OCN at Steinbach, 7 p.m.
Portage at Virden, 6:30 p.m.
Wpg Blues at Winkler, 7:30 p.m.

Capital Region Junior Hockey League
St. Malo vs Lundar
@ Warren, 6:30 p.m.

MFMHL
Eastman at Wpg Avros, 1 p.m.

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Showcase @ Portage
Kenora vs Yellowhead, 12 p.m.
Parkland vs Norman, 1:15 p.m.
Brandon vs Wpg Bruins, 2:30 p.m.
Pembina Valley vs Interlake 2:45 p.m.
Southwest at Wpg Wild, 12:15 p.m.

AAA U17 Midget Prep League
Eastman vs Brandon
@ Steinbach, 1 p.m.

AHL
Manitoba vs San Antonio
@ Wpg, 2 p.m.

NHL
Calgary at N.Y. Rangers, 6 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Chicago, 6 p.m.
Buffalo at Anaheim, 7 p.m.

NFL
Tennessee at L.A. Chargers, 8:30 a.m.
Carolina at Philadelphia, 12 p.m.
Minnesota at N.Y. Jets, 12 p.m.
Buffalo at Indianapolis, 12 p.m.
New England at Chicago, 12 p.m.
Cleveland at Tampa Bay, 12 p.m.
Houston at Jacksonville, 12 p.m.
Detroit at Miami, 12 p.m.
New Orleans at Baltimore, 3:05 p.m.
Dallas at Washington, 3:25 p.m.
L.A. Rams at San Francisco, 3:25 p.m.
Cincinnati at Kansas City, 7:20 p.m.

NBA
Atlanta at Cleveland, 5 p.m.
Sacramento at Oklahoma City, 6 p.m.
Golden State at Denver, 7 p.m.
Houston at L.A. Clippers, 8 p.m.

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