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June 16, 2021
Winnipeg Free Press - Los Angeles Dodgers' Mookie Betts runs to first after hitting a solo home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday, June 15, 2021, in Los Angeles. Betts hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning to lead Los Angeles to a 5-3 victory in front of a sellout crowd of 52,078 at Dodger Stadium. Betts led off the seventh by driving an 0-2 changeup from Ranger Suárez (2-1) over the left-center wall to give Los Angeles a 4-3 lead. Philadelphia Phillies' Andrew McCutchen, right, is congratulated by Luke Williams after hitting a solo home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday, June 15, 2021, in Los Angeles. Los Angeles Dodgers' Chris Taylor, right, scores on a single by Zach McKinstry as Philadelphia Phillies catcher J.T.
May 28, 2021
Winnipeg Free Press - But a surprising first-round playoff sweep of the Edmonton Oilers should silence critics and prove there’s still some shelf life left for the veteran head coach of the Winnipeg Jets. But a surprising first-round playoff sweep of the Edmonton Oilers should silence critics and prove there’s still some shelf life left for the veteran head coach of the Winnipeg Jets. JOHN WOODS / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS FILES Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice watches his team at practice. DeMelo-Morrissey were terrific against the Oilers, giving the Jets a strong top four along with the reliable Neal Pionk-Derek Forbort pairing. CP Paul Maurice talks to his team during a time out in the third period against the Edmonton Oilers.
May 23, 2021
Winnipeg Free Press - Edmonton Oilers goaltender Mike Smith (41) watches as the gaming-winning goal by Winnipeg Jets Nikolaj Ehlers, not shown, gets past him in the overtime period. (Fred Greenslade / The Canadian Press)"That's our team. That's what's so fun playing on this team and after the OT winner you can see the joy," said Ehlers. (Fred Greenslade / The Canadian Press)Stastny's seeing-eye shot in overtime was the difference Friday night in a 1-0 win in Game 2. (Fred Greenslade / The Canadian Press)Winnipeg head coach Paul Maurice was asked if he believes the positive vibes will automatically carry over to Monday's matchup.
May 23, 2021
Winnipeg Free Press - Max Muncy hit a full-count homer in the fourth, going deep for a second straight day. Austin Slater hit a two-run homer for San Francisco, which lost its third straight game following a five-game winning streak. Yu Darvish (5-1) pitched seven strong innings to win his second straight start. ROCKIES 4, DIAMONDBACKS 3DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story hit a leadoff homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving Colorado the win. Diamondbacks right-hander Taylor Widener departed in the second inning with right groin discomfort after allowing an unearned run on Story’s RBI single.
May 22, 2021
Winnipeg Free Press - And a thrilling 1-0 overtime victory on Friday night at Rogers Place has given the underdog Winnipeg Jets a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven first round playoff series against the Edmonton Oilers. CP Winnipeg Jets players celebrate the win over the Edmonton Oilers after Paul Stastny scored at 4:06 in the first overtime period. For a second straight game, the Jets kept the league's two best point-producers at bay. In Game 1, the Jets mustered just six first period shots, and 22 in the entire game. That set the stage for an overtime that was short, but certainly sweet, for the Jets thanks to Stastny’s seeing-eye snipe.
May 21, 2021
Winnipeg Free Press - EDMONTON - A Paul Stastny overtime winner and another stellar outing by Connor Hellebuyck in Winnipeg's net gave the Jets a two-game lead in their playoff series with the Edmonton Oilers. Edmonton Oilers' Slater Koekkoek (20) and Winnipeg Jets' Trevor Lewis (23) battle for the puck during first period NHL Stanley Cup playoff action in Edmonton on Friday, May 21, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason FransonEDMONTON - A Paul Stastny overtime winner and another stellar outing by Connor Hellebuyck in Winnipeg's net gave the Jets a two-game lead in their playoff series with the Edmonton Oilers. The Jets took both games in Edmonton to lead the best-of-seven, first-round series 2-0 after winning Wednesday's opener 4-1. Stastny took a stride from the boards and beat Oilers goalie Mike Smith with a screened wrist shot top corner. The Jets put lumber on Oilers sticks to prevent clean shots, and didn't allow Edmonton easy entries into Winnipeg's zone.
May 20, 2021
Winnipeg Free Press - ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights trudged into the locker room at the first intermission with little to like, other than the time left in the game. Cam Talbot, who made 42 saves in his overtime shutout in Game 1, was way too busy in the net. The Golden Knights had a staggering 36-9 shots advantage after the first period. “It’s better to be down 2-0 after 20 than after 58 minutes,” Stone said. INJURY REPORTThe Wild lost RW Marcus Johansson in the first period when he crashed midsection-first into the net.
May 20, 2021
Winnipeg Free Press - How else to explain a remarkable, some would say improbable, 4-1 victory on Wednesday night over the heavily favoured Edmonton Oilers that gives the Jets a 1-0 lead in their best-of-seven playoff series. CP Edmonton Oilers' Leon Draisaitl and Winnipeg Jets' Mason Appleton and Adam Lowry battle for the puck during the first period. CP Edmonton Oilers' Leon Draisaitl is stopped by Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck as Alex Chiasson screens him during the second period. CP Edmonton Oilers' Tyson Barrie checks Winnipeg Jets' Andrew Copp during the third period. CP Winnipeg Jets celebrate a goal against the Edmonton Oilers during the third period.
May 19, 2021
Winnipeg Free Press - EDMONTON - The Winnipeg Jets contained the NHL's top two scorers and their goaltender Connor Hellebuyck did the rest in a 4-1 win Wednesday over the Edmonton Oilers to open their first-round playoff series. Oilers stars Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl were held off the scoresheet with a combined six shots on goal. Dominic Toninato scored the third-period game winner for Winnipeg in its first playoff meeting with Edmonton since 1990 in their Smythe Division days. Tucker Poolman also scored and both Kyle Connor and Blake Wheeler added empty-netters for the Jets. The Oilers outshot the visitors 22-14 over two periods, but the game was tied 1-1 heading into the third.
May 18, 2021
Winnipeg Free Press - Death, taxes and the Winnipeg Jets having their Stanley Cup dreams crushed by the mighty Edmonton Oilers. Death, taxes and the Winnipeg Jets having their Stanley Cup dreams crushed by the mighty Edmonton Oilers. One thing that hasn't changed, however, is the view from many pundits and oddsmakers that this series is likely to be swift, and one-sided. Is history about to repeat itself, or can the Jets right some wrongs of the past and end the Oilers season for the first time in their NHL history? Andrew Copp is likely good to go for Game 1, but Nikolaj Ehlers and Pierre-Luc Dubois are major question marks.