Twitter reaction: Jets' historic win leads to Winnipeg traffic jams

Florence Fletcher
April 22, 2018

The Jets can eliminate the Minnesota Wild tonight in game 5 and Winnipeg is seriously stoked about it. While it's unfair to claim any one fanbase is the most rabid, it sure does seem like Winnipeg Jets fans might take the cake in 2018.

It is the first time since the Jets returned to the National Hockey League after moving from Atlanta that they won a playoff series. "It is nearly like we are secondary to what is going on in the city". He's been doing everything and more than we need him to do.

"We're celebrating for half an hour in here, then we're getting ready for Nashville", Little told reporters before quickly covering his tracks by adding, "Or whoever wins". They were without Tyler Myers for Game 4 because of a lower-body injury and Josh Morrissey in Game 5 because of a one-game suspension. "I think guys understand their role and the leaders in this group show the way", Hellebuyck said. "As I've said in the past, it's an important decision to me and my family so we'll give it its rightful due".

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The Warriors still managed to win the game, but with Stephen Curry's ankle injury, this team can't afford any more major injuries. We've entered the fourth season of the annual South Point-lined Play of the Day competition, effective July 1. "It's nothing.

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"I think what we preach in our room is that we know we're a good offensive team but we're a better defensive team", Jets forward Blake Wheeler said. The award, given to the player who best combines sportsmanship, gentlemanly conduct and ability, will be presented June 20. For us it was more about trying to right the ship and get to our game.

The Jets' lone loss in the series was a 6-2 defeat in Game 3, but they were able to bounce back with consecutive shutouts in Games 4 and 5. It helped that Ryan Suter didn't play at all in this series and that Zach Parise was out for two games. They played solid. They made their plays and capitalized on their chances.

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