Wheeler scored the game winner Saturday while shorthanded in a 2-1 victory over Nashville.
Wheeler goes out hot on an eight-game, 11-point streak that includes four goals. He has recorded three-straight 26-goal seasons and four-straight with at least that many. Wheeler is one goal shy of the 200-mark and will be a key cog in the Jets' push to the postseason in 2017-18.
Wheeler set up two assists at even strength Tuesday, helping his team to a 5-2 road win over the Blues.
If 26 points (11 goals, 15 assists) in 23 games is any indication, Wheeler thoroughly enjoys playing the Blues. Calder Trophy candidate Patrik Laine may be hogging the spotlight as the regular season comes to a close, but it would be dangerous to overlook captain Wheeler, who's cleared the 70-point mark for the second straight season to complement a career-high 21 points on the man advantage.
Wheeler picked up a goal, an assist, a plus-2 rating and two PIM in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout win against the Devils.
The hot streak just keeps getting hotter -- he's now up to a dozen points over his last eight games, with half of those on the power play. Thought last season's 78 points weren't repeatable? Well, they probably aren't, but Wheeler is now just two points away from cracking 70 for the second straight campaign. His name doesn't often come up among the stars of the league, but perhaps it should.
Wheeler collected a pair of helpers in Sunday's win over Vancouver.
Wheeler has been on a roll of late, racking up eight points in his last five games. The Winnipeg captain has served fantasy owners well this season, notching 22 goals and 66 points. Wheeler has turned into one of the most reliable fantasy forwards in the game with four straight 20-goal, 60-plus point campaigns. Expect him to keep it rolling and finish the year strong.
Wheeler dished out assists at even strength and on the power play while also scoring himself in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Flyers.
All of Winnipeg's offense came from Wheeler's line with Matthieu Perreault and Mark Scheifele, who each lit the lamp while combining for eight points. The veteran winger reached the 60-point mark for the fourth consecutive season thanks to this effort, and has two goals and five assists during his current four-game point streak.