Winnipeg 5, Dallas 2

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 8:30 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Dallas 39-27-1-4 20-12-0-3 19-15-1-1 L1
Winnipeg 33-29-4-4 22-10-1-3 11-19-3-1 W1

Recap


JETS 5, STARS 2: Captain Andrew Ladd had a pair of goals to help host Winnipeg snap a two-game slide and improve its position in the Eastern Conference playoff picture.

The Jets outskated a fatigued Stars team to move within four points of the Washington Capitals for the eighth and final playoff spot in the East.

Dallas was playing the second game of a back-to-back and had its six-game winning streak snapped. The Stars had previously earned points in 11 straight games.

Winnipeg jumped out to an early 1-0 lead 2:21 into the contest when Nik Antropov fired a wrister past Richard Bachman from the circle.

The Jets erupted in the second frame with four goals courtesy of Evander Kane, Eric Fehr and a pair from Ladd to take a commanding 5-0 lead. Blake Wheeler assisted on both Ladd’s goals.

Loui Eriksson scored his 24th and 25th goals for the Stars.

Ondrej Pavelec made 26 saves for his 26th win.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Jets defenseman Zach Bogosian (lower-body) didn’t play. … Dallas is 10-1-1 in its last 12 games. … Kane has four goals and three assists in his last five games. … Winnipeg trails the Florida Panthers by five points for the top spot in the Southeast Division.

Top Game Performances

Dallas   Winnipeg
Loui Eriksson 2 Points Andrew Ladd 2
Loui Eriksson 2 Goals Andrew Ladd 2
Alex Goligoski 1 Assists Blake Wheeler 2
N/A Power Play Goals Andrew Ladd 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Richard Bachman .821 Save Percentage Ondrej Pavelec .933
Richard Bachman 23 Saves Ondrej Pavelec 28

Team Stats Summary

 
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Dallas 30 2 0-0 2-3 30 34
Winnipeg 28 5 1-3 0-0 14 37

Upcoming Games

  • Winnipeg will play their next game at home against Washington . The Jets have a W/L % of .406 after a win and .526 after a loss.
  • Dallas will play their next game at home against Chicago . The Stars have a W/L % of .550 after a win and .548 after a loss.
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