NHL roundup: Olli Jokinen, Jets capture shootout

Jets forward Olli Jokinen beat Blues goalie Brian Elliott during Friday’s shootout.
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Jets forward Olli Jokinen beat Blues goalie Brian Elliott during Friday’s shootout.

Olli Jokinen scored in the first period and then beat Brian Elliott in the seventh round of the shootout as the Jets rallied to beat St. Louis, 4-3, on Friday night in Winnipeg.

The game was halted in the second period when defenseman Jacob Trouba was stretchered off the ice following a crash into the boards.

The Jets earned the extra time by scoring twice in the third, Evander Kane scoring his fourth at 13:13 and Tobias Enstrom tying the game with his first of the year at 18:06.


Andrew Ladd and Bryan Little converted early on in the shootout, matching goals by T.J. Oshie and Alexander Steen, before seven shots were turned aside by Elliott and Ondrej Pavelec.

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Pavelec made 29 saves for the win.

Alexander Steen scored a pair against his hometown team as giveaways helped the Blues to an early lead.

David Backes also scored for the Blues, who were coming off a 3-2 shootout win over Chicago on Thursday night.

Trouba missed a hit early in the second period and slammed his head into the boards, bending his neck back at an ugly angle. The Jets’ top 2012 draft pick didn’t move on his own after he crumpled to the ice.


Trouba managed to wave as fans shouted his name while he was being wheeled off. A Jets spokesman said Trouba was taken to the hospital for X-rays and was alert, communicating, and moving all his limbs.

The Jets put pressure on the Blues early and were ahead on shots, but it was Backes who scored first from the slot at 8:43. Oshie fed him the puck on a defensive slip by Grant Clitsome.

The Jets lost another defenseman early in the third period when Mark Stuart limped to the dressing room after sliding into his own net.

Ducks 3, Coyotes 2 — Nick Bonino scored his third goal of the season to tie the game with 2:02 to play, then Jakob Silfverberg won it for host Anaheim in the sixth round of the shootout.

Phoenix’s Mike Smith stopped 37 shots through regulation in overtime but couldn’t turn away Silfverberg, Teemu Selanne, Corey Perry, and then Bonino in the one-on-one duels.