Jets Upset Oilers, Lead Series 1-0

The Winnipeg Jets face off against the Edmonton Oilers in Game One of the First Round in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Edmonton comes into the start of the playoffs winning seven of their last ten and Winnipeg had a free fall, winning only three of the last ten.

The Jets come into this contest looking to take home-ice advantage away.

Game Lineups:

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Game Recap:

In Edmonton, both teams look to get the Game One win. In the first period there are no goals scored, however the hits were thrown heavy and quite often. After the first 20, Winnipeg had 31 hits next to the Oilers 19. In the second period, Edmonton gets on the board first when Jesse Puljujarvi scores at 8:24. Winnipeg ties the contest up when Tucker Poolman scores at 11:01. In the third, Winnipeg takes the 2-1 lead when Dominic Toninato scores at 9:14. The Jets then take the 3-1 lead when Kyle Connor scores an empty net goal at 18:13 and then Winnipeg strikes again when Blake Wheeler hits the empty net at 18:45 as the Jets steal Game One and take the 1-0 series lead.

Scoring Summary:

1st Period
No Goals
2nd Period
EDM GoalJesse Puljujarvi (1)Assisted By:Tyson Barrie (1)Darnell Nurse (1)08:24
WPG GoalTucker Poolman (1)Assisted By: Blake Wheeler (1)Nate Thompson (1)11:01
3rd Period
WPG Goal Dominic Toninato (1) Assisted By: Logan Stanley (1)Nate Thompson (2)09:14
WPG EN Goal Kyle Connor (1) Assisted By: Mark Scheifele (1)Neal Pionk (1)18:13
WPG EN Goal Blake Wheeler (1) Assisted By: Kyle Connor (1)Mark Scheifele (2)18:45

Penalty Summary:

1st Period
No Penalties
2nd Period
WinnipegPaul StastnyforHi-sticking2 min minor15:31
3rd Period
No Penalties

Game Statistics:

1st Period

Winnipeg JetsEdmonton Oilers
Faceoffs6 of 137 of 13
Power Play0 for 00 for 0
Shots66
Hits3119

2nd Period

Winnipeg JetsEdmonton Oilers
Faceoffs17 of 3013 of 30
Power Play0 for 00 for 1
Shots1422
Hits5137

3rd Period

Winnipeg JetsEdmonton Oilers
Faceoffs29 of 4819 of 48
Power Play0 for 00 for 1
Shots2233
Hits6850
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Game Highlights:

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