January 23, 2013
Winning Southeast realistic goal for Jets
By PAUL FRIESEN, QMI Agency

Winnipeg Jets' Jim Slater celebrates his goal in the second period of their NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals in Washington January 22, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

WINNIPEG - Winning one of every three games isn't going to cut it for the Winnipeg Jets, nor is averaging a point a game.

Getting 84 points last season got them an early start on summer, after all.

But going from gawd-awful to impressive in three days, with a stop at resilient along the way, is at least travelling in the right direction.

The Jets' 4-2 win in Washington, Tuesday, was easily the team's most complete effort so far, and a sign that maybe things will be different in a couple of areas.



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