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

Monday, October 23rd

South Central Athletic Conference
High School Volleyball
Varsity
SRSS vs Glenlawn
@ Wpg, (g) 6:30 p.m. (b) 8 p.m.
Junior Varsity
SRSS vs Glenlawn
@ Steinbach, (g) 6 p.m. (b) 7:30 p.m.

NHL
San Jose at N.Y. Rangers, 6 p.m.
Los Angeles at Toronto, 6 p.m.

NFL
Washington at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.

NBA
Philadephia at Detroit, 6 p.m.
Atlanta at Miami, 6:30 p.m.
Memphis at Houston, 7 p.m.
Charlotte at Milwaukee, 7 p.m.
Toronto at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m.
Golden State at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
Washington at Denver, 8 p.m.
Sacramento at Phoenix, 9 p.m.

Sunday, October 22nd

MJHL
Steinbach 7 OCN 0
Portage 4 Neepawa 2
Winkler 5 Virden 4

KJHL
St. Malo 3 Cross Lake 0

MFMHL
Yellowhead 6 Eastman 1

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Wpg Bruins 5 Kenora 2
Parkland 8 Norman 5
Pembina Valley 5 Yellowhead 3
Wpg Thrashers 2 Brandon 0
Central Plains 2 Interlake 0
Wpg Wild 7 Southwest 1

NHL
Vancouver 4 Detroit 1

CFL
Hamilton 43 Montreal 16

NFL
Minnesota 24 Baltimore 16
New Orleans 26 Green Bay 17
Miami 31 N.Y. Jets 28
Chicago 17 Carolina 3
L.A. Rams 33 Arizona 0
Buffalo 30 Tampa Bay 27
Jacksonville 27 Indianapolis 0
Tennessee 12 Cleveland 9 (OT)
Dallas 40 San Francisco 10
Pittsburgh 29 Cincinnati 14
Seattle 24 N.Y. Giants 7
L.A. Chargers 21 Denver 0
New England 23 Atlanta 7

NBA
Brooklyn 116 Atlanta 104
Minnesota 115 Oklahoma City 113
New Orleans 119 L.A. Lakers 112

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