Blues Top Jets to Take 3-2 Series Lead – Schwartz Scores Late Winner

report this ad WINNIPEG — Jaden Schwartz scored with 15 seconds remaining in the third period, lifting the Blues to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday and handing St. Louis a 3-2 series lead in their Western Conference quarterfinal. Ryan O’Reilly and Brayden Schenn also scored for the Blues, who host Game 6 of the best-of-seven series on Saturday. Jordan Binnington stopped 29 shots for St. Louis. Winnipeg was up 2-0 after the first period on goals by Adam Lowry and Kevin Hayes. Connor Hellebuyck made 26 saves for Winnipeg, which…

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Blues score late to top Jets in Game 5

WINNIPEG – Jaden Schwartz scored with 15 seconds remaining in the third period, lifting the Blues to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday and handing St. Louis a 3-2 series lead in their Western Conference quarterfinal.Ryan O’Reilly and Brayden Schenn also scored for the Blues, who host Game 6 of the best-of-seven series on Saturday. Jordan Binnington stopped 29 shots for St. Louis.Winnipeg was up 2-0 after the first period on goals by Adam Lowry and Kevin Hayes.Story continues belowConnor Hellebuyck made 26 saves for Winnipeg, which…

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3 Thoughts from Jets’ Pair of Playoff Wins

The Winnipeg Jets were in enemy territory for the past two games of their first-round Stanley Cup Playoff matchup with the St. Louis Blues. Down 2-0 in the series heading into Game 3, they were on a mission to win both and turn the series into a best-of-three. “Came here with a job to do and mission accomplished,” said an amped-up Blake Wheeler after his team captured a Game 4 overtime win to knot the series at two games apiece. Kyle Connor scored the overtime game winner in the Jets…

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Jets Beat Blues to Even Series on Connor OT Winner

ST. LOUIS — Kyle Connor scored 6:02 into overtime and the Winnipeg Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 on Tuesday night to tie their best-of-seven Western Conference playoff series at two games apiece. Mark Scheifele also scored and Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves for the Jets, who arrived in St. Louis down 2-0. It is the only first-round series in which the home team has failed to win a game. Game 5 is Thursday night back in Winnipeg. Vladimir Tarasenko scored and Jordan Binnington made 36 saves for the…

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Connor scores in OT as Jets beat Blues 2-1 to even series

ST. LOUIS – Kyle Connor scored 6:02 into overtime and the Winnipeg Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 on Tuesday night to tie their best-of-seven Western Conference playoff series at two games apiece.Mark Scheifele also scored and Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves for the Jets, who arrived in St. Louis down 2-0. It is the only first-round series in which the home team has failed to win a game.Game 5 is Thursday night back in Winnipeg.Vladimir Tarasenko scored and Jordan Binnington made 37 saves for the Blues.Story continues belowConnor…

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Winnipeg Jets recall Eric Comrie to back up the backup

After the Manitoba Moose missed the playoffs, goalie Eric Comrie was recalled by the Winnipeg Jets.Comrie will stay with the Jets as their third goalie throughout the playoffs.Comrie was reassigned back to the Moose last week for their final road trip of the season. They were eliminated from playoff contention on Saturday.READ MORE: Manitoba Moose eliminated from Calder Cup Playoffs pictureStory continues belowBoth Connor Hellebuyck and Laurent Brossoit are healthy, but the move gives the Jets a third goalie for practices and, more importantly, for game-day skates.“We get to playoff…

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Jets Rewarded for Hard Work in Game 3

The first period of Game 3 between the Winnipeg Jets and the St. Louis Blues looked eerily akin to the six periods preceding it, with the Jets getting big chances but getting stymied by Jordan Binnington and the Blues scoring a timely goal after weathering a Jets’ surge. Indeed, two huge saves in particular by the Blues’ rookie phenom — a goal line toe save on a Bryan Little slot shot and a spectacular stick-shaft save on Mathieu Perreault — must have had the Jets wondering whether they had to…

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Jets bounce back with 6-3 win over Blues

ST. LOUIS – Kyle Connor scored twice, Patrik Laine had a goal and an assist, and the Winnipeg Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Sunday night to climb back into their first-round playoff series.Winnipeg dropped the first two games by one goal, but got back on track in St. Louis. Kevin Hayes, Brandon Tanev and Dustin Byfuglien also scored, and Connor Hellebuyck made 25 saves.Game 4 of the best-of-seven series is Tuesday night in St. Louis.David Perron, Vladimir Tarasenko and Alexander Steen scored for the Blues, and Jordan…

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Five Storylines From Jets’ First Two Playoff Games

The Winnipeg Jets’ first two Round 1 Stanley Cup Playoff games — a pair of one-goal losses to the St. Louis Blues that has them down 2-0 in the series — has created a number of storylines. While there are always dozens upon dozens of things to scrutinize in any given game — even more so at this time of the year when teams are chasing the Stanley Cup — here are just five of the many Jets’ storylines that played out at Bell MTS Place in Games 1 and…

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Blues Down Jets for 2-0 Series Lead – Sundqvist Tallies Two

WINNIPEG — Oskar Sundqvist scored twice to propel the St. Louis Blues to a 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday in Game 2 of their Western Conference opening-round playoff series. The Blues lead the best-of-seven matchup 2-0 and host Game 3 on Sunday. Pat Maroon and Ryan O’Reilly, with the game-winner, also scored for St. Louis. Rookie netminder Jordan Binnington made 26 saves for the visitors. St. Louis Blues’ Jordan Binnington (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) Blake Wheeler and Mark Scheifele each had a goal and one assist for…

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