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game recap

Jets 4, Bruins 2

Friday, 02.17.2012 / 11:12 PM

Associated Press

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Jets 4, Bruins 2
Boston Bruins 2, Winnipeg Jets 4
Three Stars of the Game
Blake Wheeler
1st
Blake Wheeler
RW
G: 1Shots: 4
A: 2Hits: 1
PTS: 3PIM: 0
+/-: 2TOI: 20:48
Ondrej Pavelec
2nd
Ondrej Pavelec
SA: 33TOI: 60:00
GA: 2EV: 29-31
PIM: 0PP: 2-2
SV%: .939SH: 0-0
Bryan Little
3rd
Bryan Little
G: 2Shots: 3
A: 0Hits: 1
PTS: 2PIM: 2
+/-: 1TOI: 21:58

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) - Bryan Little scored twice in the third period to help the Winnipeg Jets beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Friday night.

Blake Wheeler had a goal and two assists, and Alexander Burmistrov also scored for Winnipeg.

Jordan Caron and David Krejci scored for Boston.

Coming off a shootout victory in Minnesota on Thursday night, the Jets won games on consecutive nights for the first time this season.

The Stanley Cup champion Bruins peppered Winnipeg goalie Ondrej Pavelec in the first period.

Pavelec made key save after key save, even though the Jets were outskated, outchecked and outshot 13-4.

Burmistrov scored at 1:59 of the second period on Winnipeg's fifth shot of the game. He fired a clean wrist shot from the right faceoff circle that beat Tukka Rask.

Caron tied it at 6:10, sending a high shot into the Winnipeg net that Pavelec never touched.

Winnipeg shut the Bruins down on their first power-play opportunity on an elbowing call against Evander Kane in the second. The Bruins didn't get off a shot.

Wheeler then slammed home a drop pass from Dustin Byfuglien to put the Jets ahead with 4:10 left in the period. It was a starkly different period for Boston, with Winnipeg holding a 9-8 edge on shots and no longer struggling to get the puck out of their zone.

Krejci tied it at 49 seconds of the third, scoring off a pass from Tyler Seguin.

Little scored the go-ahead goal at 4:16 and gave Winnipeg some insurance with his second at 6:20. Wheeler assisted on both goals.

NOTES: Both teams were 0 for 2 on the power play. ... The Jets improved to 28-26-6. Boston is 35-19-2.

scoring summary
1st Period
NONE
2nd Period
01:59
WPG
Alexander Burmistrov (12) Wrist shot - ASST: Mark Stuart (5), Kyle Wellwood (23)
1 - 0 WPG
06:10
BOS
Jordan Caron (3) Wrist shot - ASST: Chris Kelly (13)
1 - 1 Tie
15:50
WPG
Blake Wheeler (11) Wrist shot - ASST: Dustin Byfuglien (24), Evander Kane (15)
2 - 1 WPG
3rd Period
00:49
BOS
David Krejci (12) Snap shot - ASST: Tyler Seguin (26), Milan Lucic (22)
2 - 2 Tie
04:16
WPG
Bryan Little (15) Wrist shot - ASST: Blake Wheeler (30), Andrew Ladd (13)
3 - 2 WPG
06:20
WPG
Bryan Little (16) Wrist shot - ASST: Blake Wheeler (31), Tobias Enstrom (17)
4 - 2 WPG
penalty summary
1st Period
NONE
2nd Period
13:20
WPG
Evander Kane  Elbowing against  Andrew Ference
3rd Period
01:43
WPG
Bryan Little  Hooking against  Jordan Caron
09:38
BOS
Joshua Hennessy  Roughing against  Mark Stuart
09:38
WPG
Mark Stuart  Roughing against  Joshua Hennessy
10:33
BOS
Chris Kelly  Charging against  Blake Wheeler
13:18
BOS
David Krejci  Holding against  Alexander Burmistrov
goalie stats
Tuukka Rask
SA: 25TOI: 58:46
Saves: 21EV: 15 - 19
PIM: 0PP: 5 - 5
SV%: .840SH: 1 - 1
Ondrej Pavelec
Ondrej Pavelec
21-20-6
SA: 33TOI: 60:00
Saves: 31EV: 29 - 31
PIM: 0PP: 2 - 2
SV%: .939SH: 0 - 0