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

Tuesday, June 27th

Manitoba Major Soccer League
4th Division
Hanover Sting vs FC Russia
@ Wpg, 7:30 p.m
6th Division
Grunthal SC vs Les Blues SC
@ Grunthal, 7:30 p.m.

American Baseball Association
Gary 5 Winnipeg 4

Major League Baseball
American League
Baltimore 3 Toronto 1
Texas 2 Cleveland 1
Minnesota at Boston, 6:10 p.m.
Detroit 5 Kansas City 3
Oakland 6 Houston 4
Chicago 4 New York 3
National League
Washington 6 Chicago 1
Cincinnati 8 Milwaukee 6
Miami 6 New York 3
St. Louis at Arizona, 8:40 p.m.
Atlanta at San Diego, 9:10 p.m.
Colorado at San Francisco, 9:15 p.m.
Interleague
Tampa Bay 4 Pittsburgh 2
Philadelphia at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.
L.A. Angels at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m.

Wednesday, June 28th

Winnipeg Women's Soccer League
2nd Division
Hanover Elite vs SE Reunited
@ Steinbach, 7:30 p.m.
4th Division
Hanover Haze vs Wisegals
@ Wpg, 7:30 p.m.

Manitoba Junior Baseball League
St. Boniface at St. James, 7 p.m.
Pembina Valley vs Brandon
@ Morden, 7 p.m.
Altona at Elmwood, 7 p.m. & 9 p.m.

American Baseball Association
Gary at Winnipeg, 7 p.m.

Major League Baseball
American League
Baltimore at Toronto, 6:07 p.m. 
Texas at Cleveland, 6:10 p.m. 
Minnesota at Boston, 6:10 p.m. 
Kansas City at Detroit, 6:10 p.m.
Oakland at Houston, 7:10 p.m. 
New York at Chicago, 7:10 p.m. 
National League
Colorado at San Francisco, 2:45 p.m.
Chicago at Washington, 6:05 p.m. 
Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m. 
New York at Miami, 6:10 p.m. 
St. Louis at Arizona, 8:40 p.m. 
Atlanta at San Diego, 9:10 p.m. 
Interleague
Philadelphia at Seattle, 2:40 p.m. 
Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m. 
L.A. Angels at L.A. Dodgers, 9:07 p.m.

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