Atl 1 2 1 4
Edm 0 0 1 1
Date of game: 3/23/2015

Recap: Edmonton vs. Winnipeg

Edmonton, AB ( - Ondrej Pavelec stopped 33 shots to give the Winnipeg Jets a 4-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday.

Drew Stafford, Lee Stempniak, Tyler Myers and Michael Frolik all scored for the Jets, who have ripped off five straight wins.

Winnipeg stayed one point back of Minnesota for the top wild card spot in the Western Conference, and maintained its four-point lead over Los Angeles.

"The guys in front of me played really well and we got the win so that's most important," Pavelec said.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the only goal of the game for the Oilers, who had won two of three coming into the game. Ben Scrivens allowed all four goals on 24 shots in the loss.

"It really came down to special teams tonight," Oilers coach Todd Nelson said. "We had some good looks. You have to give Pavelec credit, he made some good saves tonight."

The first goal came at 7:32 of the first when Stafford picked off a pass in his own end and raced the other way, beating Scrivens with a wrister from the left wing for his 16th of the season.

Stempniak's jam-in from down low at 5:31 of the second gave the Jets a 2-0 lead, and the team added a power-play goal with four minutes left in the second on Myers' wrister from the left point.

Nugent-Hopkins scored on a snap shot from the slot at 1:10 of the third for his 23rd of the season, but Frolik's power-play goal with 7:43 to play put the game out of reach.

Game Notes

Winnipeg plays in Vancouver on Tuesday ... Edmonton hosts Colorado on Wednesday ... Winnipeg was 2-for-4 on the power play while Edmonton went 0- for-4.

The Inside Line: Kyle Busch's chances of making the Chase

Kyle Busch won Sunday's road course race in Sonoma, California, but he still has a long way to go to become eligible for a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

Extra Points: Bennett is far down on Seahawks' list

NFL players have a very short shelf life to make significant amounts of money so it's tough to fault anyone who has outperformed a contract when they go knocking on the door to ask for more.

Mackanin to remain Phillies interim manager

Pete Mackanin will remain interim manager of the Philadelphia Phillies for the remainder of the season, the team announced Tuesday.

Report: Thunder sign Singler to extension

The Oklahoma City Thunder have reportedly retained restricted free agent forward Kyle Singler with a five-year contract extension.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.