Ryan Kesler scored twice in the third period and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-2 on Thursday night to sweep the Western Conference first-round series. 357 more words
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The Winnipeg Jets might look back on this series with the Anaheim Ducks and see a number of missed opportunities that proved costly.
The Jets held third-period leads in each of the first three games, and couldn’t hold on. 297 more words
For all the talk about the Sedins’ ice time, an equally big — if not bigger — factor for the Vancouver Canucks in these playoffs has been the way their second line, once anchored by Ryan Kesler, has been wholly ineffective versus the Calgary Flames. 292 more words
Top o’ the morning to you, Dustin Byfuglien.
Feel like talking today? Didn’t think so. I mean, after your insightful chin-wag with news scavengers on Tuesday, you probably need to give your gums a rest. 1,007 more words
Fired up for the first NHL playoff game in town in 19 years, Winnipeg Jets fans booed Corey Perry off the ice in warmups and cheered every icing call against the Anaheim Ducks. 825 more words
WINNIPEG – Ryan Kesler heard more than 15,000 Jets fans boo him and chant “Kesler sucks” — and he loved it.
So when he scored Anaheim’s 4-4 tying goal with 2:14 left in the third period on Monday, it was sweet revenge that was capped off by teammate Rickard Rakell’s overtime winner. 441 more words
The third time wasn’t the charm for the Winnipeg Jets. Meanwhile, the same can’t be said for the Anaheim Ducks.
For a third straight time in this physical first-round series, the Ducks went into the third period trailing and again they were able to come back for a win. 183 more words