The Winnipeg Jets four-game losing skid came to an end Thursday night at MTS Centre.

Mathieu Perreault scored in the sixth round of the shootout as Winnipeg defeated the Florida Panthers 4-3.

"Just kind of gutted it out...it wasn't pretty," said Jets captain Blake Wheeler. "I think after not playing for a few days, we were expecting it to be a little bit ugly, a little bit sloppy. It definitely was through two periods. We found a way to gut it out into overtime, and luckily got the two points."

Dustin Byfuglien, Adam Lowry and Bryan Little scored in regulation for the Jets who received a 41-save performance from Connor Hellebuyck.

Aleksander Barkov, Reilly Smith and Vincent Trocheck replied for the Panthers who did all their goal scoring in the middle period.

Winnipeg (14-16-3) will host the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday.

The Jets will then play a pair of games in Vancouver against the Canucks on Tuesday and Thursday before starting the Christmas break.


photos courtesy Ray Peters


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Wednesday, June 20th

Manitoba Major Soccer League
4th Division
Hanover Sting 4 Hanover Strikers 3

MJBL
St. Boniface 12 Carillon 2
1st game: Elmwood 3 St. James 2

American Baseball Association
Kansas City 6 Winnipeg 3

Major League Baseball
Interleague
Toronto 5 Atlanta 4 
Cincinnati 5 Detroit 3 
Oakland 12 San Diego 4
Baltimore at Washington, 6:05 p.m.
American League
Cleveland 12 Chicago 0 
New York 7 Seattle 5
Houston 5 Tampa Bay 1
Minnesota 4 Boston 1
Texas 3 Kansas City 2
National League
Philadelphia 4 St. Louis 3 
Chicago 4 Los Angeles 0 
San Francisco 6 Miami 5
New York at Colorado, 7:40 p.m.
Milwaukee at Pittsburgh (ppd)

Thursday, June 21st

Winnipeg Women's Soccer League
3rd Division
Hanover Blaze vs Chicas
@ Steinbach, 7:30 p.m.

MJBL
Interlake at Brandon, 7:30 p.m.

American Baseball Association
Winnipeg at St. Paul, 7:05 p.m.

Major League Baseball
American League
Seattle at New York, 12:05 p.m.
Boston at Minnesota, 12:10 p.m.
Oakland at Chicago, 7:10 p.m.
Toronto at Los Angeles, 9:07 p.m.
National League
New York at Colorado, 2:10 p.m.
Arizona at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m.
Chicago at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m.
St. Louis at Milwaukee, 7:10 p.m.
San Diego at San Francisco, 9:15 p.m.
Interleague
Baltimore at Washington, 6:05 p.m.

CFL
Saskatchewan at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m.

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