• The Flyers beat the Bruins 5-4. Claude Giroux scored his second power-play goal of the game at 2:09 of overtime to give Philly the win. Giroux one-timed a shot past Tuukka Rask from the left circle with Ryan Spooner off for hooking. Philadelphia overcame a two-goal deficit in the third period. Giroux cut it to 4-3 at 7:48, and Wayne Simmonds tied it at 9:36. Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, and Sam Gagner also scored for the Flyers. Chris Kelly, Jimmy Hayes, Brett Connolly, and Patrice Bergeron scored for Boston.
  • Sabres beat the Maple Leafs in a shootout, 2-1. Evander Kanetied it with 4:29 left with his first goal for Buffalo, and Matt Moulson and Tyler Ennis scored in the shootout to beat Toronto. Kane pushed a wrist shot past goalie Jonathan Bernier. Chad Johnson made 23 saves to help Buffalo improve to 2-4. P.A. Parenteau scored for Toronto, and Bernier made 34 saves.
  • Jason Spezzascored his fifth goal of the season as the Stars beat the Penguins 4-1. Johnny Oduya and John Klinberg scored their first goals of the season and Mattias Janmark got his third. Antti Niemi stopped 33 shots. Nick Bonino scored for Pittsburgh.
  • The Rangers beat the Coyotes 4-1. Kevin Hayesbroke a tie early in the third period. Chris Kreider, former Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle and Rick Nash also scored for New York. Nash’s goal was his 700th career point. Mats Zuccarello added two assists. Henrik Lundqvist contributed with 34 saves. Klas Dahlbeck scored for Arizona.
  • Thomas Vanekbroke a tie in the second period and the Minnesota to beat Columbus 3-2. Zach Parise scored 5:04 in. After Alexander Wennberg and Brandon Dubinsky countered for Columbus, Nino Niederreiter tied it, and Vanek scored the winner with 8:48 left in the second. Devan Dubnyk made 27 saves; while Sergei Bobrovsky made 20 saves for the Blue Jackets.
  • Blackhawks beat the Panthers 3-2. Patrick Kaneand Brent Seabrook each had a goal and two assists. Artem Anisimov also scored for the Stanley Cup champions, and Corey Crawford made 16 saves. Jaromir Jagr and Vincent Trocheck scored for Florida.
  • The Capitals beat the Canucks 3-2 when Alex Ovechkinbroke a tie with 4:55 left. Jay Beagle pulled Washington even at 5:42 of the third, and Ovechkin won it with his fifth goal of the season. Jason Chimera scored in the first for the Capitals, but Radim Vrbata and Henrik Sedin each had a goal and an assist in the second for Vancouver. Braden Holtby made 23 saves for Washington.store2
  • The Devils beat the Senators 5-4 in a shootout. Lee Stempniaktied it with 32 seconds left in regulation, and then contributed the winning goal in the shootout. Adam Henrique pulled New Jersey within a goal with 5:50 to go. Travis Zajac and Jordin Tootoo also scored, and Cory Schneider made 35 saves for the Devils. Chris Neil and Mike Hoffman, Zack Smith and Mika Zibanejad scored for Ottawa. Andrew Hammond made 28 saves.
  • The Predators beat the Ducks 5-1. Colin Wilsonand Ryan Ellis each had a goal and two assists while Mattias Ekholm and Mike Ribeiro each had a goal and an assist, Eric Nystrom also scored. Pekka Rinne made 27 saves for the Preds. Jiri Sekac had the only Anaheim goal.
  • The Canadiens beat the Sabres 7-2. The Habs Andrei Markovcontributed a goal and four assists. Brendan Gallagher and Dale Weise each scored twice, and Max Pacioretty and Torrey Mitchell also scored. Mike Condon made 34 saves, and K. Subban and Tomas Plekanec each had three assists. Matt Moulson and Ryan O’Reilly scored for Buffalo, and Cody Franson had two assists.
  • The Bruins beat the Islanders 5-3. David Pastrnakbroke a tie late in the second period. Brett Connolly, Joonas Kemppainen and Ryan Spooner also scored for Boston. Jonas Gustavsson, started in place of Tuukka Rask, and finished with 23 saves. David Krejci had an empty-netter with 2:25 remaining. Josh Bailey, Casey Cizikas and Thomas Hickey scored for the Islanders.
  • Evgeny Kuznetsovhad three goals and two assists to help Washington beat Edmonton 7-4. Kuznetsov opened the scoring on a backhander at 3:05 of the first period, gave Washington a 4-3 lead with another backhander at 6:17 of the second, and completed his first career hat trick with a snap shot on a power play with 3:01 left in the third period. Nicklas Backstrom, Marcus Johansson, Andre Burakovsky and Justin Williams also scored for Washington, and Philipp Grubauer made 19 saves. Rookie star Connor McDavid scored his fifth goal of the season for Edmonton. Benoit Pouliot, Rob Klinkhammer and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored.
  • The Flames beat the Red Wings 3-2 in overtime. Mark Giordanoscored his second goal of the game in overtime. Joe Colborne tied it for the Flames with 1:12 left in the third period. Giordano scored 3:12 into overtime. Jonas Hiller contributed 27 saves for the Flames. Gustav Nyquist and Brendan Smith scored first-period power-play goals for the Red Wings.
  • The Lightning beat the Jets 4-3 in overtime. Ondrej Palatscored 36 seconds into overtime scoring off a 3-on-1 rush, converting a tap in after a tic-tac-toe play with Steven Stamkos. Victor Hedman. Braydon Coburn, Cedric Paquette and Vladislav Namestnikov also scored, and Ben Bishop made 33 saves. Nikolaj Ehlers, Drew Stafford and Blake Wheeler scored for the Jets.
  • Rangers beat the Flames 4-1. Dan Girardiput New York ahead 2-1 with 3:03 left in the second. Girardi was recently demoted to the third defense pairing with Keith Yandle, he snuck down to the right circle and snapped a rebound of Emerson Etem’s shot past Jonas Hiller.. Oscar Lindberg, Kevin Klein and Derick Brassard also contributed goals. Antti Raanta made 22 saves. Jiri Hudler scored the Flames’ only goal.
  • The Jets won 5-4 against the Wild. Drew Staffordscored twice and Blake Wheeler had two assists. Minnesota’s Jason Zucker scored 10 seconds into the game, but then Winnipeg got five consecutive goals. Bryan Little tied it 1:22 into the first, Andrew Ladd scored about 2 minutes later and Nikolaj Ehlersmade it 3-1 Jets (5-2-1) midway through the period. Stafford scored 51 seconds into the second, chasing Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper. Stafford scored again on Devan Dubnyk just under 4 minutes later. Wheeler extended his season-opening point streak to a franchise-record eight games. Michael Hutchinson made 26 saves for Winnipeg. Mikko Koivu, Justin Fontaine and Zach Parise also scored for Minnesota.
  • The Kings beat the Oilers 3-2. Tanner Pearsonbroke a tie late in the third period with his first goal since breaking his leg last season. Pearson’s power-play goal put the Kings ahead with 3:26 left. He found the rebound from Jake Muzzin’s shot and slapped it past goalie Cam Talbot. Connor McDavid nearly tied it for Edmonton with 5.2 seconds left, but Jonathan Quick sprawled to catch his backhander right at the goal line. A replay review upheld the no-goal call. Taylor Hall tied it for Edmonton on the power play. Hall redirected a pass from Ryan Nugent-Hopkins for his third of the season, and Pearson scored than 3 minutes later. Anze Kopitar and Jeff Carter also scored for the Kings. Drew Doughty had two assists. Benoit Pouliot scored in the first period with the help of McDavid.

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  • Steven Stamkos scored his 500th career point with a tiebreaking power-play goal that sent theTampa Bay Lightning to a 6-3 win over the Bruins on Monday afternoon. It was Tampa Bay’s first win in Boston since March 25, 2010. In that same game Loui Eriksson had two power-play goals, and David Krejci also had one for Boston, which opened a season with three straight losses for the first time since 1999.
  • When the Jets met the Islanders John Tavareshad a power-play goal and added two assists, Thomas Greiss made 22 saves and the Islanders got their first win of the season and the first in their new Brooklyn home. The score was 4-2.
  • On Tuesday Tomas Fleischmannfinished an odd-man rush with his first goal of the season early in the third period and the Canadiens beat the Penguins 3-2. Fleischmann scored off a feed from David Desharnais to help Montreal wrap up its season-opening trip at 4-0-0 and drop Pittsburgh to 0-3-0. Max Pacioretty scored twice for the Canadiens, and Carey Price finished with 31 saves. Beau Bennett and Kris Letang scored for Pittsburgh. Phil Kessel had up an assist in his home debut with the Penguins. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 27 shots for the Penguins.
  • The Stars Jason Spezza scored three goals and leading to a 4-2 victory over the Oilers. Edmonton’s golden boy, Connor McDavid scored his first NHL goal in the 2nd evening the score to 2-2. The Stars had 52 shots, their most since Feb. 3, 1990, in a 7-6 loss to Philadelphia. Spezza finished off the hat trick with an empty-net goal. Anders Nilssonmade 48 saves in his first appearance for Edmonton.
  • Against the Capitals Martin Jonesmade 31 saves for his second straight shutout of the season. Matt Nieto, and Chris Tierney each had a goal and an assist, and Joe Thornton, Mike Brown and Tomas Hertl added goals tallying 5 goals altogether for the Sharks.
  • Against the Devils Roman Josihad a power-play goal in the first period and added a short-handed empty netter in the third. Eric Nystrom also had an empty-net goal for the Predators, off to their best start since 2010-11. Pekka Rinne made 22 saves.
  • Jaromir Jagrassisted on Barkov’s goal for his 1,809th career point and the Panthers beat the Hurricanes 4-1.
  • Jets beat the Rangers 4-1. Brian Little scored twice, Nikolaj Ehlersand Mark Stuart also added to the Jets tally, and Michael Hutchinson made 40 saves.
  • Gustav Nyquistand Kyle Quincey scored and Henrik Zetterberg had a goal and an assist for Detroit in their 3-1 win against Tampa Bay.
  • Blue beat Flames 4-3. Colton Paraykoscored his first two NHL goals. The defenseman broke a 2-2 tie on a power play at 4:47 of the second period on a 55-foot wrist shot and scored again with 32 seconds left in the second on another long shot. Troy Brouwer and Scottie Upshall also scored for the Blues. Mason Raymond, Jiri Hudler and David Jones scored for Calgary.
  • Michal Neuvirthstopped 30 shots in his second straight shutout, leading the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-0 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night. Sam Gagner, Claude Giroux and Matt Read scored to lead the Flyers to their 12th straight regular-season home victory over Chicago. The Flyers have not lost to the Blackhawks in Philly during the regular season since Nov. 9, 1996.
  • Senators beat the Blue Jackets 7-3. Bobby Ryanand Mika Zibanejad each had a goal and two assists, Erik Karlsson added a career-high four assists, and Ottawa improved to 3-0-0 on the road for the first time since the start of the 2007-08 season. Kyle Turris had a goal and an assist, and Marc Methot, Milan Michalek, Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Mike Hoffman also scored for the Senators. Ryan Stone had two assists and Craig Anderson made 37 saves. Brandon Saad, Boone Jenner and Brandon Dubinsky scored for Columbus and Ryan Johansen had two assists. The Blue Jackets have dropped their first four games in regulation for the first time in the franchise’s 15-year history.
  • Coyotes beat the Ducks 4-0. Anthony Duclairscored the game’s first two goals en route to his first career hat trick and Mike Smith made 37 saves for his 28th career shutout. Rookie Max Domi had a goal and an assist and Martin Hanzal had three assists.
  • Bruins beat the Avalanche 6-2 avoided its worst start in more than 50 years. Kevan Millerand Jimmy Hayes scored 2:22 apart in the first period, with Tyler Randell, Chris Kelly and Ryan Spooner scoring in the second. Spooner’s goal with 4:28 remaining in the second ended a rough evening for Semyon Varlamov, who stopped 14 of 19 shots before being relieved by Reto Berra. David Krejci added an empty-net goal with 1:29 left. Gabriel Landeskog and John Mitchell added goals for Colorado.
  • Evgeni Malkinscored his first goal in nearly seven months and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 22 shots for his 39th career shutout as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 2-0 on Thursday night. Daniel Sprong picked up the first goal of his career.
  • Islanders beat the Predators 4-3. John Tavaresand Nikolay Kulemin scored in the third period giving Nashville its first loss of the season. Anders Lee and Kyle Okposo scored in the second period to tie the score for the Islanders after they fell behind by two, and Thomas Greiss finished with 44 saves. Tavares and Lee also had an assist and Mikhail Grabovski added two. Austin Watson, Filip Forsberg and James Neal scored for the Predators, who had opened the season 3-0-0. Pekka Rinne had 24 saves.
  • Capitals beat the Blackhawks 4-1. Braden Holtbystopped 26 shots, Alex Ovechkin scored a goal in his return to the Washington lineup. John Carlson, J. Oshie and Matt Niskanen also scored for the Capitals.
  • Stars beat the Lightning 5-3 with goals from Jason Spezza, Tyler Seguin,Jamie Benn, Cody Eakin and Jason Demers. Steven Stamkos and Vladislav Namestnikov scored for the Lightning.
  • Panthers beat the Sabres 3-2.  Jaromir Jagrscored twice in the first period and Aleksander Barkov had a goal and an assist.  Roberto Luongo made 24 saves for his 403rd career victory, tying him with Grant Fuhr for ninth in all-time wins.
  • Carey Pricemade 25 saves, getting a shutout, and the Canadiens made franchise history by starting a season with a fifth straight win. Tomas Fleischmann, Dale Weise and Tomas Plekanec scored for Montreal.
  • Blues beat the Oliers 4-2. Paul Stastnyand Alexander Steen scored in the third period. Jori Lehtera and Vladimir Tarasenko also scored for the Blues, who beat Edmonton for the eighth straight time. Stastny, Steen and Lehtera also each had an assist, and Brian Elliott stopped 24 shots. Lauri Korpikoski and Taylor Hall scored for the Oilers, and Cam Talbot had 25 saves.
  • Joe Pavelskiand Brent Burns scored in a shootout to lift the San Jose Sharks to a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night. Martin Jones stopped 31 shots. Patrick Marleau scored for the Sharks in the opening minute and the goal stood until Adam Henrique ended Jones’ shutout bid with a tying power-play goal. Henrique scored for New Jersey on its first shootout attempt, but Jacob Josefson was stopped on the second and Mike Cammalleri missed the net on the third.
  • Leo Komarovscored two late goals and Toronto beat Columbus to give Mike Babcock his first victory as coach of the Maple Leafs with a score of 6-3. Joffrey Lupul had a goal and an assist, and Jake Gardiner, James van Riemsdyk, and Nazem Kadri also scored to help Toronto. Daniel Winnik added three assists, Morgan Rielly had two, and James Reimer finished with 24 saves. Scott Hartnell had a goal and an assist to reach 600 career points, and Boone Jenner and Nick Folignoalso scored for Columbus.
  • Lee Stempniakscored at 3:07 of overtime and the New Jersey Devils finally gave new coach John Hynes a victory with a 2-1 win over the New York Rangers on Sunday. Adam Henrique, who scored early in the second period, made the cross-ice pass that Stempniak fired past his former teammate Henrik Lundqvist to end the 3-on-3 overtime. Cory Schneider finished with 26 saves for New Jersey. Lundqvist stopped 22 shots.
  • Blues beat the Jets 4-2. Vladimir Tarasenkoscored twice and Brian Elliott made 26 saves. Tarasenko gave the Blues a 3-2 lead on a delayed penalty midway through the third period, firing a shot past goalie Ondrej Pavelec and into the corner of the net for his fifth goal of the season. Scottie Upshall and Carl Gunnarsson also scored for St. Louis. Nikolaj Ehlers and Mathieu Perreault scored for Winnipeg.
  • Tyler Toffoliscored on a breakaway late in the second period to help Los Angeles beat Colorado 2-1. Marian Gaborik also scored, and Jonathan Quick made 21 saves. Matt Duchene  gave Colorado their only point.
  • Ducks won 4- 1 against the Wild. Anton Khudobinhad 34 saves.  Cam Fowler, Rickard Rakell, and Mike Santorelli all contributed goals.
  • The Oilers beat the Canucks 2-1 in overtime whenLauri Korpikoski scored on a breakaway. Nail Yakupov scored in regulation and Anders Nilsson stopped 33 shots to benefit the Oilers. Matt Bartkowski scored for the Canucks and Ryan Miller finished with 22 saves.


Relocation brings AHL and NHL under one roof, literally.

WINNIPEG – True North Sports & Entertainment Limited announced today that the AHL team name for the new Winnipeg franchise would be the rebranding of the Manitoba Moose.

The Jets announced earlier they would be relocating their team from St. Johns NL to Winnipeg after four great seasons on the East Coast.

The move back to Winnipeg proves to be a great one as the Jets will have all their prospects playing in the same building and be able to have players called up with no hassle at all.

In addition, they will be able to watch their prospects almost every day now without the overhead of travel for scouts.

The Moose called Winnipeg home from 1996 to 2011 before the Jets came back and will return back to MTS Centre and be an instant hit for fans who cannot attend NHL games due to the overwhelming demand for tickets; this will be a great option and they will be able to see the stars of the future.

In other Jets news, captain Andrew Ladd was named a finalist for the Mark Messier Leadership Award given to the player who best exemplifies great leadership qualities to his team on and off the ice. Ladd is up against Ryan Getzlaf from the Ducks and Jonathan Toews of the Blackhawks.

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Anaheim rallies late, wins in OT

WINNIPEG – The fans in Winnipeg waited 19 yrs for the return of an NHL playoff game and finally got their wish as the Jets were back for Game Three and the crowd did not disappoint as the return of the white-outs something special to see as the loudest fans in the league did not disappoint.

The Ducks, who had a 2-0 lead in the series, had other ideas and sent 15016 fans home crying as they handed the Jets a 5-4 overtime loss to take a commanding three games to none lead in the series.

It was the same story as the first two games; the Jets had a lead going into the third and gave up a late goal.

“It’s hard to put a finger on it,” the Jets Bryan Little said. “If we knew what it was, we’d fix it. You’ve got to give them credit, they don’t stop. They go right to the end of the game. It almost gets in your head how good they are at it. They’ve done it to us three [games] in a row now. A couple bounces either way tonight and we could’ve had a different outcome.”

They have had six leads in the series but have nothing to show for it. This one will be tough to swallow as just before the Ducks scored the Jets had a couple of glorious scoring chances.


Ondrej Pavelec stopped 26 out of 31 Anaheim shots.

Frederik Anderson who has never lost to the Jets stopped 31 out of 35 Jets shots.

Winnipeg got goals from Lee Stempniak, Tyler Myers, Blake Wheeler, Little all four got there first goals of the series.

Ducks got goals from Cam Fowler his 1st, Corey Perry his 3rd, Jakob Silfverberg his 2nd, Ryan Kesler his 1st.

Rickard Rakell scored the OT winner, his 1st of the playoffs

“We needed it tonight. A third-line guy scoring the winning goal, and you get Silfverberg, Cogliano and Kesler getting in, because I didn’t think the Getzlaf line was as good as they were in the first two games,” Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau said. “If you don’t get that secondary scoring, you’re not going to win any games.”

The black and blue series as its been dubbed by the media continued its hard hitting ways as the two teams combined for 105 hits with the Jets having the edge 61 to 44. Both teams were dishing out punishing checks one after another. The Jets will look to last year’s champs as they were down 3-0 in the first round and battled back all the way to the Cup.

“You’ve got to make them win four games, so we’re sure not going to go down easy,” Wheeler said. “You’ve got to win four games. We have won four in a row before. The first one’s going to be the hardest one, apparently. Just lick our wounds tonight. It’s going to hurt, obviously. The sun’s going to rise tomorrow, and we’ve got to refocus for Game 4.”

One thing for sure the Jets have served notice as they could be up 3-0 right now and will try and get the franchise’s first playoff win on wed night in game 4 and send this series back to California.

“[It will be] the hardest-fought game yet,” Kesler said. “The fourth [win] is the hardest. As heartbreaking as that was for them to lose in overtime in that fashion, I think that both teams are going to regroup and forget about [this] one and play hard for the fourth one.”

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Ducks remain masters of the one-goal game

ANAHEIM Calif – This one will be another tough pill to swallow for the Winnipeg Jets who see themselves heading home down two games to none after yet another third period meltdown. This time there were some questionable calls that were not made that led to a goal in the last twenty seconds that gave the Anaheim Ducks a 2-1 win and a 2-0 lead.

This is a hard hitting best of seven series that shifts back to Winnipeg where the White Out will be something that the Ducks will have to overcome as fans have been waiting 19yrs for another NHL playoff game.

“We’ve been like this all year and for us to be like that, I mean, it’s unbelievable,” forward Patrick Maroon said. “The way we come in here so calm in the second, going into the third. We just know we have it in us, and I thought we did it again tonight. I thought we put [forth] a great effort, first, second and third [period].”

The Jets survived an onslaught by the Ducks in the first and then took over the second period but the third slowly went back to the Ducks as the hits kept getting bigger between these two clubs, Anaheim out hit the Jets 48-33. The ice bags will be out on the flight back to Winnipeg for sure.

While the Jets sagged in the third, the Ducks found an extra gear.

“It’s something, for whatever reason, we’ve had a lot of experience with this season,” Cam Fowler said. “Whether it’s protecting a one-goal lead or pushing to get a goal back. It definitely helps to have some regular season experience to fall back on when you find yourself in those situations. We’re a confident group. We believe no matter what.”

Ondrej Pavelec was superb once again for Winnipeg stopping 37 of 39 shots and both goals were scored with tons of traffic in front.

Frederik Anderson stopped 28 of 29 shots to get another impressive win for his Ducks.

Adam Pardy, who was just told he would be in the lineup for Winnipeg five minutes before the game scored his first goal in four years which was a beauty, got the lone goal for the Jets.

“It’s good, but not that good,” Pardy said. “I’d rather have the win.”

Ducks got goals from Patrick Maroon his 1st of the series and the late tally by Jakob Silverberg his first.

“We’ve managed to do it a lot of times this year, but we’ve said it before, it’s not something you can get used to,” Silfverberg said. “You can’t always be down in third. It’s going to bite us back at some point, but for now it’s been working for us.”

Special teams again were an issue for Winnipeg as they were 0-4 on the power play and the Ducks were 1-4 which proved to be the difference. The Jets killed off a 5 on 3 power play for Anaheim in the first period.

A couple of missed calls on the Ducks late in the third and a great defensive play by Clayton Stoner on Lee Stempniak who had a glorious chance early in the third to make it 2-0 Jets but was denied by Stoner’s stick.

Jets will head home and hope that their passionate fans lead them to a couple of wins to even things up.

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Ducks strike three times in third

ANAHEIM Calif – They were the feel good story, back in the playoffs for the first time since their return to Winnipeg but they got a hard lesson in playoff hockey as Corey Perry had a four-point game including two goals in the third period to help his Ducks to a 4-2 opening game win and a 1-0 series lead.

“I had a good feeling,” Perry said. “His pad was back over the line. On the second shot, I thought, for sure. From that angle of it, it was over the line. It’s always nice to hear the refs say it’s a good goal.”

The Ducks power play was the key as they went 2 for 3 with the man advantage in the third period. The Jets failed to click on three power play chances of their own during the game.

“In the end, special teams won the game for us,” Anaheim coach Bruce Boudreau said. “That hasn’t happened too often to us this year.”

Ondrej Pavelec started in goal for Winnipeg and was riding a three-game shutout streak coming in but surrendered four goals on 33 shots. He made 29 saves and did have some big stops but will look to bounce back in game two.


Frederik Andersen was in goal for the Ducks and made 25 saves off 27 Jets shots.

Jets got goals from Adam Lowry and Drew Stafford.

Ducks got goals from Sami Vatanen, a pair from Perry, Ryan Getzlaf rounded out the scoring.

The Jets will look to keep better tabs on Perry who had four points and Getzlaf who finished with three points.

“In some ways it’s quite a bit less devastating than some of those losses that we faced two or three weeks ago,” Jets coach Paul Maurice said. “We weren’t figuring this [playoff run] would be 16-0 or 4-0 [in this series]. They’re a good team. [It’s] their first game at home. We expect the best out of them. There was a lot more good [from] the game for us than the final result.”

These two teams combined for 83 hits in what is being said will be the most physical battle of the first round. The Jets will have to continue their physical style and put more pucks and bodies to the net and try and get there power play clicking.

“We’ve done this all year,” Perry said of his team’s third-period comeback. “We keep playing the same way all season. It doesn’t change just because of the playoffs. You have to [work] harder, but it doesn’t change.”

Game 2 will be a must win on Saturday back at Honda Center for the Jets who showed a bit of their inexperience in the third period tonight allowing three straight Ducks goals.

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