Cole Perfetti’s two goals propel Jets past Kings

Cole Perfetti’s two goals propel Jets past Kings

Cole Perfetti scored two goals, including the winner in the third period, and added an assist as the host Winnipeg Jets edged the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 on Monday night snapping a six-game winless slid

Cole Perfetti scored two goals, including the winner in the third period, and added an assist as the host Winnipeg Jets edged the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 on Monday night snapping a six-game winless slide.Josh Morrissey scored and added a helper, Sean Monahan also tallied and Kyle Connor had three assists for the Jets. Winnipeg goalie Laurent Brossoit made 25 saves.Viktor Arvidsson, Kevin Fiala and Anze Kopitar were Los Angeles’ goal-scorer. Vladislav Gavrikov had two assists for the Kings, and Cam Talbot turned aside 28 shots.Perfetti got his second of the game with 6:55 remaining. Moments after the Kings’ Trevor Moore missed the target on a short-handed breakaway during the game’s lone power play, the Jets went the other way, and Perfetti fired in a wrist shot from the right dot.Winnipeg (45-24-6, 96 points) opened the scoring when Perfetti found a loose puck beside the crease at 11:14 of the first period. Perfetti had been a healthy scratch for the Jets’ previous two games.Arvidsson wouldn’t let Winnipeg hold the lead for long, scoring 1:16 later by unleashing a blazing slapshot after being sprung loose by Trevor Moore.

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