NHL News and Notes from Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
Winnipeg Jets v. Columbus Blue Jackets – 730p EST Start Time
In Columbus the Blue Jackets would face off with the Winnipeg Jets. In the first period Seth Jones would strike for the Jackets, but Mason Appleton and Kyle Connor would score for the Jets to take the 2-1 lead. Then in the second period Neal Pionk would strike on the powerplay for the Jets, but goals from Oliver Bjorkstrand and Gustav Nyquist (PPG) would tie the game at three for the Jackets. Then in the third period Bjorkstrand would score his second of the game to secure the 4-3 victory for the Blue Jackets.
Detroit Red Wings v. Minnesota Wild – 8p EST Start Time
In Minnesota the wild would host the Detroit Red Wings, and in the first period Jordan Greenway would strike for the Wild, but a pair of goals from Filip Zadina would give the Wings the 2-1 lead. However, in the second period the Wild would score three unanswered goals from Mats Zuccarello, Jason Zucker, and Eric Staal to take the 4-2 victory.