You can add the Winnipeg Jets to the list.

And it's a lengthy one.

Alexander Wennberg scored twice as Columbus defeated Winnipeg 5-3 Thursday night at MTS Centre.

Sergei Bobrovsky made 30 saves as the Blue Jackets extended their win streak to 14 games which ties the third longest in NHL history.

"(Columbus) had one of the best team games," said Jets head coach Paul Maurice. "We've had other teams play that hard but I don't think they had the skill level. But they had the right combination. Their shift length was good, their pace was pretty good, and their goalie was good too. He was real good."

Brandon Saad, Nick Foligno and Lukas Sedlak also scored for the Blue Jackets (25-5-4) who haven't lost since November 26th when they fell 2-1 in a shootout to the Florida Panthers.

Since then Columbus has reeled off wins over the Tampa Bay Lightning, Colorado Avalanche, Arizona Coyotes (twice), Detroit Red Wings, N.Y. Islanders, Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames, Vancouver Canucks, Los Angeles Kings, Pittsburgh Penguins, Montreal Canadiens, Boston Bruins and now Winnipeg.

Shawn Matthias, Bryan Little and Mathieu Perreault replied for the Jets who trailed the Blue Jackets 2-1 after the first period and 3-1 after forty minutes.

"I think they were pretty determined team on the forecheck," said Winnipeg captain Blake Wheeler. "You know they got us in some situations where we were a little bit confused defensively and they got some pucks through to the net and made it tough for us. You can see why they are where they are. They skate really well and they know their game. We knew what was coming, knew what they were gonna bring, so you've got to give them respect for how they played."

The Jets (17-18-3) play their final game of 2016 on New Year's Eve against the N.Y. Islanders (6 p.m.) at MTS Centre.

 

photos courtesy Ray Peters

 

 

 

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SCOREBOARD

Saturday, April 29th

NHL
Eastern Conference
Semifinals
Ottawa 6 N.Y. Rangers 5 (2OT)
(Senators lead best of 7 series 2-0)
Pittsburgh 6 Washington 2
(Penguins lead series 2-0)

Esso Cup
@ Morden
Gold Medal Game
St. Albert 1 Triolet 0 (OT)
Bronze Medal Game
Durham West 4 Pembina Valley 1

Zone 13 High School Baseball
@ Mitchell
SRSS vs Green Valley, 1 p.m.
Niverville vs St. Joachim, 1 p.m.
@ Blumenort
Ste. Anne vs Lorette, 1 p.m.
@ Ile des Chenes
Gabrielle Roy vs Edward Schreyer (ppd)

Major League Baseball
American League
Toronto 4 Tampa Bay 1
New York 12 Baltimore 4
Chicago 6 Detroit 4 (10 innings)
Cleveland 4 Seattle 3
Oakland 2 Houston 1
Texas 6 Los Angeles 3
Minnesota at Kansas City (ppd)
National League
New York 5 Washington 3
Atlanta 11 Milwaukee 3
Pittsburgh 4 Miami 0
Colorado at Arizona, 7:10 p.m.
San Diego at San Francisco, 8:05 p.m.
Philadelphia at Los Angeles, 8:10 p.m.
Cincinnati at St. Louis (ppd)
Interleague
Chicago Cubs 7 Boston 4

 

Sunday, April 30th

NHL
Western Conference
Semifinals
St. Louis at Nashville, 2 p.m.
(best of 7 series tied 1-1)
Anaheim at Edmonton, 6 p.m.
(Oilers lead series 2-0)

Western Canada Cup
@ Penticton
Preliminary Round
Portage vs Battlefords, 4 p.m.

Major League Baseball
American League
Baltimore at New York, 12:05 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Toronto, 12:07 p.m.
Chicago at Detroit, 12:10 p.m.
Seattle at Cleveland, 12:10 p.m.
Oakland at Houston, 1:10 p.m.
Minnesota at Kansas City, 1:15 p.m.
Los Angeles at Texas, 2:05 p.m.
National League
Pittsburgh at Miami, 12:10 p.m.
New York at Washington, 12:35 p.m.
Atlanta at Milwaukee, 1:10 p.m.
Cincinnati at St. Louis, 1:15 p.m.
San Diego at San Francisco, 3:05 p.m.
Colorado at Arizona, 3:10 p.m.
Philadelphia at Los Angeles, 3:10 p.m.
Interleague
Chicago Cubs at Boston, 7:08 p.m.

NBA
Eastern Conference
Semifinals
Washington at Boston, 12 p.m.
(1st game in best of 7 series)
Western Conference
Quarterfinals
Utah at L.A. Clippers, 2:30 p.m.
(best of 7 series tied 3-3)

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