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Wheeler lifts Jets over Hurricanes
Raleigh, NC (Sports Network) - Blake Wheeler scored the game-winning goal with just under five minutes left to lift the Winnipeg Jets past the Carolina Hurricanes, 4-3, on Thursday.
Wheeler also lit the lamp in the first period, while Evander Kane and Andrew Ladd added one goal apiece for the Jets, who have won the first two tilts of a five-game road swing.
Ondrej Pavelec had 27 saves in the triumph.
Jiri Tlusty scored a pair of goals and Jordan Staal added one goal for the Hurricanes, who have dropped back-to-back contests following a three-game winning streak.
Cam Ward stopped 19 shots in the setback.
02/21 21:45:11 ET