Adam Lowry scored his fourth goal of the season, Josh Morrissey and Tyler Myers had a goal and an assist and the Winnipeg Jets continued their home dominance of the Arizona Coyotes with a 5-3 victory Saturday afternoon.
Mathieu Perreault and Blake Wheeler added goals and Jacob Trouba had three assists for the Jets, who have won all 10 home games against Phoenix since the franchise relocated from Atlanta in 2011 and are 14-4-0 in the series. The Coyotes left Winnipeg for Arizona in 1996.
Clayton Keller scored two third-period goals, Christian Fischer scored his first goal of the season and Oliver Ekman-Larsson had three assists for the Coyotes, who are last in the league with 10 goals despite scoring seven in their last two games.
Keller’s second goal at 11:53 of third period cut the deficit to 4-3 before Blake Wheeler scored an empty-net goal with 42 seconds remaining.
Lowry has three goals in the last three games and Morrissey has a goal and four assists in the last four games, helping the Jets go 3-0-1 in the first four games of a six-game homestand.
Laurent Brossoit made 42 saves in his second start of the season.
Coyotes goalie Antti Raanta made 27 saves. He had allowed three or fewer goals in 16 straight games dating to Feb. 24, the longest active streak in the league.
Fischer scored his first goal of the season on an assist from Ekman-Larsson at 15:37 of the first period.
Lowry tied the game at 1 when he tipped in a high wrist shot from the left point by Morrissey at 19:17 of the first period.
Myers and Morrissey scored in the second period, with Morrissey converting on the power play for a 3-1 edge.
Keller’s quick shot from the right circle on a pass from Ekman-Larsson made it 3-2 at 3:50 of the third period before Perreault scored his first goal of the season at 5:36 of the third.
—Field Level Media