Scheifele adds goal, assists as Winnipeg Jets hand Boston Bruins third straight loss

Mark Scheifele scored once and added a pair of assists as the Winnipeg Jets handed the Boston Bruins their third straight loss with a 4-3 victory on Thursday.Nikolaj Ehlers scored the game-winner with seven minutes remaining in the third period after defenceman Jacob Trouba made it 4-2 early in the period.Charlie Coyle cut Winnipeg’s lead to 4-3 with 2:56 left, but the Bruins couldn’t tie it up with an extra attacker.Blake Wheeler had a goal and assist for the Jets (41-25-4) and Patrik Laine contributed two assists.Story continues belowCharlie McAvoy and Joakim Nordstrom also scored for the Bruins (42-20-9) and David Krejci added two assists.READ MORE: Mikhail ‘Birdman’ Berdin fled the coop to pursue NHL dream in North AmericaConnor Hellebuyck made 36 saves for Winnipeg, which moved three points ahead of Nashville for first place in the Central Division.Tuukka Rask stopped 20 shots for the Bruins, who were without injured defenceman Torey Krug (upper body).The Jets ended a two-game losing skid and are 5-5 in their last 10 games.Winnipeg’s top line of Laine, Scheifele and Wheeler did the early damage, giving the home team a 2-0 lead in the opening period that turned into a 2-2 contest midway through the second.WATCH: Winnipeg Jets Post Game Reaction

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