Winnipeg at Columbus

Wheeler helps Jets edge Blue Jackets 3-2

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STATS/AP

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Blake Wheeler and Bryan Little each had a goal and an assist, helping the Winnipeg Jets beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Saturday night.

Rookie Andrew Copp scored his first career goal and Ondrej Pavelec had 19 saves as the Jets improved to 4-1-0 on the road.

The Blue Jackets dropped to 0-5-0 at home. They were coming off a 2-1 loss at Washington on Friday night.

Brandon Saad and Scott Hartnell scored for Columbus. Sergei Bobrovsky stopped eight of 11 shots in the first period, and Curtis McElhinney had 16 saves in the final two periods.

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Scoreboard
Winnipeg  (6-3-1) «3003
Columbus (2-9-0)1012
Three Stars
B. Wheeler
WPG


Goals: 1
Assist(s): 1
B. Little
WPG


Goals: 1
Assist(s): 1
C. McElhinney
CLB


Saves: 16
Save Pct.: 1.000

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Scoring Summary
1ST PERIOD
05:52 - Bryan Little (5), Snap Shot. Assist: Wheeler, Ladd
06:45 - Andrew Copp (1), Snap Shot. Assist: Myers, Peluso
10:32 - Brandon Saad (4), Tip-In. Assist: Dubinsky, Murray
16:59Power Play - Blake Wheeler (6), Snap Shot. Assist: Little, Byfuglien
2ND PERIOD
None
3RD PERIOD
18:46 - Scott Hartnell (4), Slap Shot. Assist: Atkinson, Savard
Penalty Summary
1ST PERIOD
08:30Peluso, 2 min, Boarding
16:13Calvert, 2 min, Boarding
2ND PERIOD
50.0Johansen, 2 min, Slashing
08:17Johansen, 2 min, Cross Check
10:57Peluso, 5 min, Fighting
10:57Boll, 5 min, Fighting
11:25Ladd, 2 min, Slashing
15:57Byfuglien, 2 min, Interference
3RD PERIOD
10:10Stuart, 4 min, High sticking
Shots On Goal
 123T
WPG1112427
CLB410721
 
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NYI 2 Final
NJ 3
SJ 3 Final
DAL 5
NSH 3 Final
OT
LA 4
PIT 4 Final
TOR 0
DET 5 Final
OTT 3
BOS 3 Final
TB 1
WAS 2 Final
OT
FLA 1
MIN 2 Final
OT
STL 3
CGY 5 Final
EDM 4