Morrissey, Scheifele lead Jets’ rally in 4-2 win over Blues

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Josh Morrissey and Mark Scheifele every scored twice within the third interval because the Winnipeg Jets rallied for a 4-2 win towards the St. Louis Blues on Monday night time.

Saku Maenalanen and Kyle Connor every had two assists for the Jets, who snapped a three-game skid. Connor Hellebuyck stopped 24 pictures.

Jake Neighbours had a objective and help and Nikita Alexandrov additionally scored for the Blues, who’ve misplaced 5 straight. Jordan Binnington had 34 saves and picked up an help on Neighbours’ objective.

After a scoreless first interval, the Blues bought on the board with 5:24 left within the second. Binnington despatched the puck to Nick Leddy, who made a stretch move to Neighbours that he used for a backhand shot to beat Hellebuyck for his fourth objective.

Alexandrov made it 2-0 at 2:02 of the third interval earlier than the Jets started their comeback.

Morrissey scored 40 seconds later to get Winnipeg on the scoreboard.

Scheifele tied it 2-2 at 9:32 because the Jets took benefit of a Blues giveaway and Morrissey put Winnipeg forward together with his tenth simply 21 seconds later when his shot went off St. Louis’ Brayden Schenn.

Scheifele scored his thirty first of the season into an empty web with 24 seconds remaining.


Earlier than puck drop, the Jets confirmed a video tribute and held a second of silence for former star Bobby Hull, who died Monday on the age of 84.

The Hockey Corridor of Famer performed for the NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks earlier than signing a then-record $1-million deal to hitch the Winnipeg Jets of the upstart World Hockey Affiliation in 1972. The scoring legend spent eight seasons with the Jets, the final when the membership merged with the NHL.


Blues: Host Arizona on Feb. 11 to open a four-game homestand.

Jets: Host Chicago on Feb. 11 within the third sport of a stretch of 5 straight at residence.


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