Jets score twice late, hand Ducks fourth loss in row


ANAHEIM — Nikolaj Ehlers scored two goals 19 seconds apart late in the third period to give the Winnipeg Jets a 4-3 win against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on Tuesday.

Ehlers tied it 3-3 with 1:20 remaining, getting to the puck off a face-off and scoring short side from low in the left circle with Connor Hellebuyck pulled for the extra skater. He then gave Winnipeg a 4-3 lead with 1:01 left on a spinning shot from the right circle.

Andrew Copp had a goal and an assist, and Hellebuyck made 32 saves for the Jets (3-2-1), who have won three in a row.

Trevor Zegras and Sonny Milano each had a goal and an assist, and John Gibson made 21 saves for the Ducks (2-4-1), who have lost four in a row (0-3-1).

Evgeny Svechnikov scored his first goal with the Jets at 2:07 of the second period to make it 1-0.

Milano tied it 1-1 at 5:04 of the second, beating Hellebuyck with a one-timer following a turnover by defenseman Nate Schmidt.

Josh Manson then gave Anaheim a 2-1 lead at 1:39 of the third period following another giveaway by Schmidt, but Copp tied it 2-2 at 5:24 with a one-timer off a pass from Stastny.

Zegras scored his first of the season to make it 3-2 at 12:15. Milano intercepted a drop pass by Pierre-Luc Dubois below the goal line and quickly sent a backhand feed to Zegras, who beat Hellebuyck glove side from the slot.

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