February 21, 2013
Jets pulls out wild win in Raleigh
Winnipeg 2-0 to start road trip
By KEN WIEBE, QMI Agency

Winnipeg Jets' Blake Wheeler celebrates his goal on an assist by teammate Andrew Ladd (16) against the Carolina Hurricanes during the first period of their NHL hockey game in Raleigh, North Carolina February 21, 2013. (REUTERS/Ted Richardson)

RALEIGH, N.C. - An emotional group of Winnipeg Jets emerged from a wild third period with their third consecutive road victory Thursday night.

The Jets, playing on the same day rookie defenceman Zach Redmond was seriously injured by a skate blade during practice, beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 in Raleigh, N.C., scoring three goals in a third period which also featured two goals by the home team.

After coming back from one-goal deficits three times during the game, the Hurricanes were unable to get the equalizer.

The Jets improved to 7-8-1 and moved to within two points of the Hurricanes, who entered the night in first place in the Southeast Division.



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