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Game Highlights 64.0: Winnipeg Jets beat Edmonton Oilers 7-5

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Photo credit:© James Carey Lauder-USA TODAY Sports
Cam Lewis
27 days ago
The Winnipeg Jets beat the Edmonton Oilers by a score of 7-5 on Saturday, earning a split in the home-and-home series between the two teams. Below are the highlights from the game…

GAME HIGHLIGHTS ARE PRESENTED BY BETWAY


The Jets picked up where they left off on Friday night, as Blake Wheeler took a penalty just over one minute into the game and Leon Draisaitl scored on the ensuing power play…
Later in the first frame, Mark Scheifele deflected a Dylan DeMelo point shot to get Winnipeg on the board and tie the game at 1-1…
Not long after that, the Oilers weren’t able to break the puck out of their own zone and Josh Morrissey threw a floater on the net that was able to make its way past Jack Campbel…
The Oilers tied the game at 2-2 early in the second period while on the penalty kill as Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Mattias Janmark converted on a two-on-one opportunity…
Leon Draisaitl gave the Oilers the lead with his 40th goal of the season, sniping a gorgeous backhand goal after intercepting a Jets breakout pass…
Edmonton’s lead didn’t last long as the Jets scored 42 seconds later to tie the game and then they scored again 22 seconds later to jump out to a 4-3 lead…
The Jets took a too many men on the ice penalty and Draisaitl completed his hat trick and tied the game at 4-4…
The Jets were again able to quickly regain their lead, as Morgan Barron picked up the puck on a turnover at Edmonton’s blueline and broke in and deked out Campbell…
Winnipeg extended their lead with just a couple of seconds left on the clock as Josh Morrissey’s quick point shot made its way through Campbell…
Early in the third period, Edmonton cut Winnipeg’s lead to one goal as Nick Bjugstad crashed the net and earned his first goal as a member of the Oilers…
The Oilers pushed hard to tie the game in the latter part of the third period but the Jets were able to slam the door, earning a 7-5 win following an empty-net goal from Dylan DeMelo…

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