With the game tied at two in the third-period, someone needed to make a play. Joe Morrow scored on a wicked slap shot at the top point with 7:13 remaining in regulation to give the Winnipeg Jets a 3-2 win in game 1 over the Minnesota Wild. It was Winnipeg’s first postseason win in franchise history.
The first goal of the game came in the second-period on the power play by Mark Scheifele with 2:23 remaining.
Matt Cullen and Zach Parise both scored for the Minnesota Wild in the third period. Both goals came within the 3:58 of the period and Cullen and Parise scored 2:12 apart.
Patrik Laine tied the game at two on a wicked wrist shot :53 seconds after Parise gave the Wild the lead and the rest was history.
Both goalies came to play in this game. Devan Dubnyk made 37 saves for the Wild. Connor Hellebuyck made 18 saves for the Jets. Game 2 is on Friday Night in Winnipeg.