February 1, 2013
Tampa Bay Lightning jolt Winnipeg Jets 8-3
By KIRK PENTON, QMI Agency
TAMPA - Awful. Terrible. Pathetic.
Take your pick, folks. They all apply to how the Winnipeg Jets played on Friday night in an 8-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Sure, they didnít have Dustin Byfuglien and Zach Bogosian remains out until at least mid-February, but those were no excuses for the disastrous outing at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
It was broccoli-flavoured icing on the worm-infested cake that was a putrid three-game road trip that was full of nothing but losses. Friday nightís capper looked like the 2011-12 version of the Jets, which was 1-11-1 in the second half of back-to-backs.