It was a feel good night for the Winnipeg Jets as they beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Tuesday night in the Jets last game at the MTS Centre in the 2015 calendar year.
The Jets were able to jump out to an early lead scoring two goals in the first period despite being out shot 12-7.
A shorthanded goal by Jacob Trouba opened the scoring and the Jets would score three more unanswered goals until Pavel Datsyuk was able to get Detroit on the board early in the third period on the power play.
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After the game, Paul Maurice had lots of praise for how his team has been playing and said that getting two back-to-back wins at home after the Christmas break is just the confidence this team needs right now.
Winger Blake Wheeler thinks getting a few wins reinforces the good things the Jets have been doing but knows the team is heading out for a tough road trip, as they are trying to claw their way back to where they want to be in the standings.
Rookie netminder Connor Hellebuyck thought the team played really well in front of him, and the Jets were able to set the pace of play for much of the game.
Jacob Trouba, who had two goals Tuesday night, was happy with the win and the team's resiliency to continue to play their game, even though the wins haven't been easy to come by.
He knows the Jets upcoming five game road trip is very important for the club.