WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) – Mark Scheifele scored 32 seconds inside overtime to give the Winnipeg Jets a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night.
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Kyle Connor and Dylan DeMelo also scored for the Jets, and Connor Hellebuyck stopped 27 shots,
Carl Grundstrom and Brendan Lemieux scored for the Kings, who got a winning streak in seven games. Cal Petersen had 20 saves.
Scheifele’s winner was his first goal of the season.
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DeMelo equalized 2-2 with the Jets short-handed with 6:24 left in the third period. Andrew Copp set him up for a clear shot that beat Petersen for DeMelo’s first goal with Winnipeg and the first since March 21, 2019, when he was with Ottawa.
Lemieux gave the Kings a 2-1 lead with 5:38 left in second place as he threw himself over the rebound from a shot from Blake Lizotte.
The Jets opened the scoring just 1:59 inside the game when Connor got his team-leading 11th spot as he threw himself over his own rebound after a points shot by Logan Stanley.
Grundstrom equalized for 4:02 when his shot from a bad angle hit Hellebuyck over the shoulder.
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