Winnipeg 4, Boston 2

Friday, February 17, 2012 8:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Boston 35-19-1-1 18-10-1-1 17-9-0-0 L1
Winnipeg 28-26-3-3 17-9-0-2 11-17-3-1 W2


JETS 4, BRUINS 2: Bryan Little scored twice in a span of 2:04 while snapping a tie in the third period as Winnipeg opened a season-high eight-game homestand in style.

Blake Wheeler had a goal and two assists and Ondrej Pavelec stopped 31 shots for the Jets (28-26-6). Alexander Burmistrov also scored.

With the score knotted 2-2, Little retrieved a long rebound out in front of the net, using his skate to push the puck forward and snapping it past Tuukka Rask for the go-ahead tally at 4:16. Little doubled the advantage after a failed clearance by the Bruins, taking a feed from Wheeler for his 16th goal of the season.

Jordan Caron and David Krejci scored for Boston (35-19-2), which fought back from a pair of deficits.

Burmistrov got the scoring started less than two minutes into the second period with a rising wrist shot from the faceoff circle for his 12th of the season.

Caron leveled things at 6:10 of the second before Wheeler put the Jets back in front later in the second by snapping an 18-game goalless drought for the 2-1 lead.

Krejci again leveled the score 49 seconds into the third.

Rask lost his fourth straight game. … Bruins center Rich Peverley was diagnosed with an MCL sprain in his right knee and will miss 4-to-6 weeks. … Jets defenseman Zach Bogosian was scratched because of an upper-body injury.

Top Game Performances

Boston   Winnipeg
Jordan Caron 1 Points Blake Wheeler 3
Jordan Caron 1 Goals Bryan Little 2
Chris Kelly 1 Assists Blake Wheeler 2
N/A Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Tuukka Rask .840 Save Percentage Ondrej Pavelec .939
Tuukka Rask 21 Saves Ondrej Pavelec 31

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Boston 33 2 0-2 2-2 6 29
Winnipeg 25 4 0-2 2-2 6 32

Upcoming Games

  • Winnipeg will play its next game at home against Colorado. The Jets have a W/L % of .407 after a win and .515 after a loss.
  • Boston will play its next game on the road against Minnesota. The Bruins have a W/L % of .556 after a win and .750 after a loss.
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