Wheeler scored a goal and supplied two assists in Thursday's 6-3 win over the Canadiens. Wheeler set up Kyle Connor on the power play for the Jets' first tally in the second period. Later in the frame, Wheeler scored the game-tying goal. He also helped out on Mark Scheifele's empty-netter to secure the win. Wheeler has picked up six points in the last two games. He's up to six goals, 14 assists, 42 shots on net, 22 PIM and 20 hits through 19 contests. At 34 years old, Wheeler continues to pile up offense, so he's a near-lock for virtual lineups.
Wheeler posted three assists, three hits and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 4-3 overtime win over the Canucks. Wheeler played provider for his linemates, setting up both of Pierre-Luc Dubois' goals as well as a tally from Mark Scheifele. That trio of forwards combined for nine points in the contest in their first game together. Wheeler is up to five goals, 12 helpers, 40 shots on net, 20 hits and 20 PIM through 18 contests this season. Should Dubois remain on the top line, Wheeler's production could bump up slightly.
Wheeler scored a goal and supplied an assist in Monday's 6-5 win over the Oilers. Wheeler's assist came on a Mark Scheifele power-play goal in the first period. After nine additional goals between the teams, Wheeler struck at 6:22 of the third period to put the Jets ahead for good. The veteran forward is up to five goals, 14 points, 31 shots, 16 hits and 16 PIM through 15 outings this year. The one knock on Wheeler's performance so far is a rather unsightly minus-10 rating -- in his previous 12 campaigns, he's never finished worse than minus-4.
Wheeler scored a power-play goal on three shots in a 5-1 win over Ottawa on Thursday. Wheeler converted a cross-crease dish from Paul Stastny to give the Jets a 3-0 lead with 27 seconds left in the second period. It was the fourth goal of the season for the Winnipeg captain, who last lit the lamp Jan. 24 against Edmonton. Wheeler has 12 points in 13 games this season but already owns a career-worst minus-9 rating.
Wheeler provided three assists in Monday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Flames. Wheeler was the facilitator Monday, with secondary helpers on both of Kyle Connor's power-play goals in the first period, as well as Mark Scheifele's equalizer at even strength in the third. The three-assist performance puts Wheeler at 11 points, 21 shots on goal, 10 PIM and 10 hits through nine games, though a minus-7 rating weighs down his overall stat line.
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