Blake Wheeler and Drew Stafford scored, Ondrej Pavelec made 32 saves and the Winnipeg Jets gave their playoff push a big boost with a 2-0 victory over Minnesota on Monday, preventing the Wild from clinching a wild-card spot.
Andrew Ladd scored a fluky goal in overtime and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 Saturday night.
The U.S. men’s hockey team for the Winter Olympics has been announced, and close to half of the players all share Minnesota connections. Among those headed to Sochi in Russia will be the Minnesota Wild’s Zach Parise and Ryan Suter.
Blake Wheeler scored two goals and the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Minnesota Wild 6-4 on Friday night.
The Winnipeg Jets, who face the Minnesota Wild Thursday night at Xcel Energy Center, feature a Minnesota flavor with Dustin Byfuglien and Blake Wheeler.