Paul Stastny, Andrew Copp and Patrik Laine scored third period goals as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Minnesota Wild 4-1 Friday at Bell MTS Place and now lead the NHL’s best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinal two games to none.

Tyler Myers gave the Jets a 1-0 lead as he beat Devan Dubnyk 8:41 into the second period.

Winnipeg outshot Minnesota 44-17.

Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck made 16 saves.

Hellebuyck, who didn’t face a Wild shot from 15:02 of the second period until 15:05 of the final frame, had huge praise for his teammates.

“I thought they were playing great. They were playing great all night. We were putting the pressure on and that’s our game and we stuck to it.”

Zach Parise ended Hellebuyck’s shutout bid as he scored a power play goal with 45 seconds left in the third period.

The series now shifts to St. Paul for game three on Sunday and game four on Tuesday.


photos courtesy Ray Peters


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Sunday, July 22nd

Manitoba Major Soccer League
7th Division
Hanover Impact vs Rummy FC
@ Steinbach, 2 p.m.
Bison Cup
Hanover Kickers vs Britannia Rovers
@ Wpg, 4 p.m.

Baseball Manitoba
Provincial Championships
18U AA @ Altona
Final: Portage vs Winkler, 2 p.m.
Senior AA All-Stars @ Stonewall
Final: Elmwood vs South West, 1 p.m.

American Baseball Association
Winnipeg at Fargo-Moorhead, 1 p.m.

Major League Baseball
American League
Baltimore at Toronto, 12:07 p.m.
Boston at Detroit, 12:10 p.m.
Minnesota at Kansas City, 1:15 p.m.
Cleveland at Texas, 2:05 p.m.
Houston at Los Angeles, 3:07 p.m.
Chicago at Seattle, 3:10 p.m.
National League
Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 12:10 p.m.
Atlanta at Washington, 12:35 p.m.
Los Angeles at Milwaukee, 1:10 p.m.
St. Louis at Chicago, 1:20 p.m.
Colorado at Arizona, 3:10 p.m.
San Diego at Philadelphia,
d/h 11:05 a.m. & 5:05 p.m.
Interleague
Miami at Tampa Bay, 12:10 p.m.
San Francisco at Oakland, 3:05 p.m.
N.Y. Mets at N.Y. Yankees, 7:08 p.m.

Saturday, July 21st

CFL
Winnipeg 38 Toronto 20
Calgary 25 Montreal 8

MJBL
Quarterfinals
Carillon 7 Pembina Valley 1
(Sultans win best of 3 series 2-0)
St. Boniface 5 Interlake 0
(Legionaires win series 2-0)
Elmwood 16 Altona 2
(Giants win series 2-0)

Baseball Manitoba
Provincial Championships
18U AA @ Altona
Senior AA All-Stars @ Stonewall

American Baseball Association
Fargo-Moorhead 5 Winnipeg 3

Major League Baseball
American League
Toronto 4 Baltimore 1
Detroit 5 Boston 0
Kansas City 4 Minnesota 2
Houston 7  Los Angeles 0
Cleveland 16 Texas 3.
Chicago 5 Seattle 0
National League
Pittsburgh 6 Cincinnati 2
Milwaukee 4 Los Angeles 2
Colorado 6 Arizona 5
1st game: Chicago 7 St. Louis 2
2nd game: St. Louis 6 Chicago 3
San Diego at Philadelphia (ppd)
Atlanta at Washington (ppd)
Interleague
N.Y. Yankees 7 N.Y. Mets 6
Miami 3 Tampa Bay 2
Oakland 4 San Francisco 3 

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