Connor Hellebuyck made 28 saves as the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Calgary Flames 2-0 Monday night at MTS Centre.

"Shots are fun and that game was fun," said Hellebuyck who recorded his third shutout of the season. "The way the guys are playing in front of me just made it even more fun because they were controlling the shots and making it easy on me."

Dustin Byfuglien and Blake Wheeler did the goal scoring for the Jets.

Nikolaj Ehlers extended his point streak to five games as he drew an assist on Byfuglien's first period goal.

It was Winnipeg's first game without forward Patrick Laine.

The NHL's rookie scoring leader was diagnosed with a concussion after taking an open ice hit from Buffalo Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe this past Saturday.

The Jets (20-20-3) host the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday and then play road games against the Arizona Coyotes on Friday; the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday and the San Jose Sharks on Monday.

 

photos courtesy Ray Peters

 

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Tuesday, January 17th

MJHL
Swan Valley 3 Neepawa 0
Winkler 5 Steinbach 1

NHL
Dallas 7 N.Y. Rangers 6
Columbus 4 Carolina 1
Toronto 4 Buffalo 3
Ottawa 6 St. Louis 4
New Jersey 4 Minnesota 3
Chicago 6 Colorado 4
Calgary 5 Florida 2
Anaheim 2 Tampa Bay 1 (OT)
Vancouver 1 Nashville 0

NBA
Toronto 119 Brooklyn 109
Miami 109 Houston 103
Dallas 99 Chicago 98
San Antonio 122 Minnesota 114
Denver 127 L.A. Lakers 121

Wednesday, January 18th

Tiger Hills Hockey League
Cartwright at Carberry, 8:30 p.m.

WHSHL
Boissevain at Neepawa, 7:15 p.m.
Major Pratt vs Dauphin
@ Russell, 8 p.m.
Killarney/Wawanesa vs Deloraine/Hartney
@ Killarney, 8:15 p.m.

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Southwest vs Brandon
@ Souris, 8 p.m.
Interlake at Wpg Wild, 7 p.m.
Eastman at Wpg Thrashers, 7:30 p.m.

MFMHL
Westman vs Yellowhead
@ Hartney, 7:30 p.m.

MJHL
OCN at Portage, 7:30 p.m.

AHL
Manitoba at Texas, 7:30 p.m.

NHL
Arizona at Winnipeg, 6:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Montreal, 6:30 p.m.
Boston at Detroit, 7 p.m.
Florida at Edmonton, 8:30 p.m.
San Jose at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m.

NBA
Toronto at Philadelphia, 6 p.m.
Memphis at Washington, 6 p.m.
Portland at Charlotte, 6 p.m.
New York at Boston, 6:30 p.m.
Orlando at New Orleans, 7 p.m.
Atlanta at Detroit, 7 p.m.
Milwaukee at Houston, 7 p.m.
Oklahoma City at Golden State, 9:30 p.m.
Indiana at Sacramento, 9:30 p.m.

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