10/9/14: Winnipeg Jets 6 Arizona Coyotes 2

1st Jets Goal (Little), Even

  • Winnipeg Contributions
    B. Little – gets the puck in the defensive zone after Crombeen misses a pass, then passes it up to Ladd entering the neutral zone (cont.), gets the puck from Ladd, skates it to down to the inside of the right faceoff circle, and fires a wrist shot over Smith’s glove
    A. Ladd – skates the puck through the neutral zone as Little joins him on the right side forming a 2-on-1, then passes the puck back to Little as they enter the offensive zone
  • Arizona Faults
    B. Crombeen – doesn’t have his stick down to take a pass in the offensive zone, leading to a turnover
    J. Vitale – gets tangled up with Byfuglien, so he can’t get back to cover for Ekman-Larsson, who had pinched in and played the puck earlier

1st Coyotes Goal (Boedker), Even

  • Arizona Contributions
    Z. Michalek – corrals the puck behind his own net and moves it to Vermette above the faceoff circles
    A. Vermette – moves the puck across the defensive zone to Ekman-Larsson
    O. Ekman-Larsson – carries the puck to center ice and then passes it to his left for Boedker (cont.) gets to the puck Boedker played down the boards and pushes it further down to Doan behind the net
    M. Boedker – brings the puck into the offensive zone along the left side boards, pulls up, and plays the puck down to the boards (cont.),
    S. Doan – stops with the puck behind the net and holds it looking for passing options, then sends it to Boedker moving into the high slot
  • Winnipeg Faults
    B. Wheeler – is the last Jets player in the play and watches Doan, who is being watched by four other guys, instead of looking for who might trail into an open area

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2nd Jets Goal (Wheeler), Even

  • Winnipeg Contributions
    B. Wheeler – gets a puck that bounces off the back boards behind the Arizona net to the outside of the right faceoff circle and throws it back towards the net, where it hits Ekman-Larsson’s stick and caroms through Smith’s legs
  • Arizona Faults
    O. Ekman-Larsson – redirects the puck next to the net before it goes through Smith’s pads

3rd Jets Goal (Wheeler), Even

  • Winnipeg Contributions
    B. Wheeler – wins an offensive zone faceoff to the right point for Enstrom (cont.), goes to the front of the net and tips Bogosian’s shot past Smith’s glove
    T. Enstrom – passes the puck to the middle of the blue line for Bogosian
    Z. Bogosian – takes a one-timer towards the net
  • Arizona Faults
    None – it was a perfectly executed faceoff play with a nice deflection

4th Jets Goal (Stuart), Even

  • Winnipeg Contributions
    M. Perreault – gets to a loose puck in the right corner of the offensive zone and pokes it behind the net for Scheifele
    M. Scheifele – takes the puck behind the net and passes it out to Mark Stuart at the left faceoff dot
    M. Stuart – takes a quick wrist shot that hits Smith’s right pad and goes in
  • Arizona Faults
    L. Korpikoski – drifts too far towards the right corner when the puck is there, losing his ability to cover Stuart coming in from the left point
    M. Smith – doesn’t get himself set for Stuart’s shot and has the puck bank off of his right pad and into the net

5th Jets Goal (Byfuglien), Even

  • Winnipeg Contributions
    B. Wheeler – picks up the puck in his defensive zone after a shot went wide, carries it through the neutral zone, into the offensive zone, and down to the bottom of the right faceoff circle before centering the puck to the top of the crease for Byfuglien
    D. Byfuglien – lifts Wheeler’s centering pass over Smith’s pad and in
  • Arizona Faults
    M. Stone – goes for a line change as the shot goes wide of the net, which leaves the Coyotes caught in a 2-on-1

6th Jets Goal (Little), Shorthanded

  • Winnipeg Contributions
    A. Pardy – pokes the puck away from Ekman-Larsson at the right point in Winnipeg’s zone, pushing it to the neutral zone
    B. Little – grabs the puck along the leftboards in the neutral zone, carries it past Yandle in the left faceoff circle, cuts to the front of the net, and slides the puck through Smith’s legs
  • Arizona Faults
    O. Ekman-Larsson – loses the puck to Pardy in the offensive zone
    K. Yandle – loses positioning on Little as Little skates past him and cuts to the front of the net

2nd Coyotes Goal (Hanzal), Even

  • Arizona Contributions
    M. Erat – forces a turnover with a poke check on Jacob Trouba in the right corner of the Jets zone (cont.), gets the puck from Hanzal and passes it to Michalek at the right point
    M. Hanzal – skates into the right corner to get the puck, gets tripped by Trouba, but still slides the puck back to Erat in the corner (cont.), goes to the front of the net and knocks Michalek’s shot down in the crease, then turns and shoots it into the net
    Z. Michalek – takes a wrist shot on net from the right point
  • Winnipeg Faults
    J. Trouba – loses the puck in the corner to Erat and Hanzal
    M. Stuart – drifts a little too far from Hanzal and isn’t close enough to disrupt him from shooting the puck that he knocked down

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