Jets beat Avs 5-1, tie Leafs for 8th in East
Sunday, February 19, 2012
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) -- Bryan Little scored twice and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-1 on Sunday night move into a tie with Toronto for eighth places in the Eastern Conference.
Ondrej Pavelec made 31 saves to help the Jets, playing the second game in an eight-game homestand, increase their winning streak to three and close within a point of Southeast Division-leading Florida.
Evander Kane had a goal and an assist, Kyle Wellwood and Andrew Ladd also scored and Blake Wheeler had four assists. Gabriel Landeskog scored for Colorado.