Jets chase Preds’ Rinne to fly home with chance to clinch series

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Kyle Connor scored the primary two playoff targets of his profession and added an help because the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Nashville Predators 6-2 on Saturday evening to take a 3-2 lead of their second-round playoff series.

Dustin Byfuglien and Mark Scheifele had a objective and an help every, whereas Paul Stastny and Mathieu Perreault additionally scored for Winnipeg.

Connor Hellebuyck made 38 saves to get the win. Blake Wheeler had three assists, whereas Nikolaj Ehlers added two of his personal.

Yannick Weber and Ryan Johansen replied for Nashville. Pekka Rinne stopped 20 of 26 pictures earlier than getting pulled in favour of Juuse Saros, who completed with 5 saves.

The Jets will look to shut out the Western Convention semifinal again home in Sport 6 on Monday.

Sport 7, if mandatory, could be again in Nashville on Thursday.​

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