Hoglanders Scores 2, Canucks Beat Slumping Jets 3-1
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Nils Hoglander scored twice and the Vancouver Canucks beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-1. Bo Horvat also scored and Thatcher Demko stopped 39 shots for his 14th win of the season for the Canucks, Vancouver was eliminated from the playoff race earlier in the night when Montreal earned a point in a 4-3 overtime loss to Edmonton to clinch fourth place in the North Division. Kyle Connor scored for the Jets, who lost for the ninth time in 10 games. Laurent Brossoit finished with 28 saves. The teams meet again on Tuesday in Winnipeg. The Jets hold a 5-3 lead in the nine-game season series.