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Winnipeg 5, San Jose 1
When: 10:30 PM ET, Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Where: SAP Center at San Jose, San Jose, California
Referees: Trevor Hanson, Michael Markovic
Linesmen: Travis Gawryletz, Kiel Murchison
Attendance: 16008

Patrik Laine scored once and added two assists and the visiting Winnipeg Jets scored five unanswered goals in a convincing 5-1 win over the San Jose Sharks Wednesday night.

Kyle Connor netted one goal and one assist, David Gustafsson collected his first NHL goal and goaltender Connor Hellebuyck stopped 32 shots for the Jets, who have won five of six games and are on a 9-2-1 run.

With the Jets trailing 1-0, Laine's seventh goal of the season tied the game at the 13:15 mark of the opening frame. Laine set up at the left face-off dot and one-timed the cross-ice pass for the power-play marker.

Gustafsson scored the eventual game winner. Gustafsson, the 60th pick in the 2018 draft, eluded a weak check attempt by Erik Karlsson, weaved into the offensive zone and sent a long wrist shot inside the far post for the memorable marker at 18:09 of the first period. The goal, which is also Gustafsson's first NHL point, came in his 18th big-league game.

Mark Scheifele extended the lead early in the second period by taking advantage of more poor San Jose defensive play. Scheifele was left alone in the slot and had no trouble one-timing the shot.

Then Jack Roslovic made it a 4-1 game with six minutes left in the middle frame. Roslovic, who joined the rush after leaving the penalty box, grabbed a loose puck and fired it home for his fifth goal of the season. Roslovic also failed to convert on a third-period penalty shot.

Connor's goal with 5:13 remaining rounded out the scoring.

San Jose's Melker Karlsson opened the scoring just before the midpoint of the first period. Seconds after Winnipeg's Joona Luoto hit the post, Karlsson was sprung on a breakaway and roofed a glove-side shot.

Aaron Dell made 21 saves for the Sharks, who went into the game with a three-game winning streak.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Winnipeg   San Jose
Patrik Laine 3 Points Melker Karlsson 1
Patrik Laine 1 Goals Melker Karlsson 1
Patrik Laine 2 Assists Mario Ferraro 1
Patrik Laine 1 Power Play Goals N/A
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Connor Hellebuyck .970 Save Percentage Aaron Dell .840
Connor Hellebuyck 32 Saves Aaron Dell 21
Team Stats Summary
Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Winnipeg 26 5 1-3 6-6 34 27
San Jose 33 1 0-6 2-3 18 27
Upcoming Games
  • San Jose will play their next game at home against Los Angeles. The Sharks have a W/L % of .692 after a win and .308 after a loss.
  • Winnipeg will play their next game on the road against Anaheim. The Jets have a W/L % of .467 after a win and .800 after a loss.