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LOS ANGELES - The Winnipeg Jets will try to keep their faint playoff hopes alive tonight with a tough road test against the streaking Los Angeles Kings.Fans can listen to the action on TSN Radio 1290 Winnipeg beginning at 9pm ct/10pm et.Winnipeg picked up only its third victory in 12 games on Thursday with a 4-3 triumph over the San Jose Sharks. That 3-6-3 slump has essentially knocked the Jets out of the playoffs as they trail the Phoenix Coyotes by nine points for the second wild card spot in the Western Conference with eight games to play.BlakeWheeler had a goal and two assists in Thursdays win, while TobiasEnstrom scored the winner with 3:36 to play. AndrewLadd and DustinByfuglien also scored for the Jets and AlMontoya stopped 27 shots in the win."We just tried to make one more play than they did and it worked out for us," Wheeler said.The Jets have split the first two of a five-game road trip.OndrejPavelec will return from a lower-body injury that has held him out since March 14.Hehas solid career numbers against Los Angeles, going 2-1-0 with a 2.02 GAA and one shutout in three games.The Kings return home red hot and look to capture a sixth victory in a row.The Kings have won 13 of their last 16 games overall, a span that began with an eight-game win streak from Feb. 6-10. Los Angeles then lost three in a row in regulation before claiming the final two contests of a five-game homestand.After building that momentum,Aron Johannsson Jersey, the Kings hit the road for three in a row and bested a number of contenders in the Eastern Conference as wins over Philadelphia, Washington and Pittsburgh stretched Los Angeles road winning streak to a club record-tying eight straight.The Kings, who set the original mark from Dec. 18, 1974-Jan. 16, 1975,Cheap Jerseys Wholesale, wrapped up the swing with Thursdays 3-2 decision over the Penguins. AlecMartinez and JeffCarter had goals and DrewDoughty netted the winner early in the third frame.Backup MartinJones stopped 35-of-37 shots for Los Angeles,Deion Sanders 49ers Jersey, which appears locked into third place in the Pacific Division following its successful swing."Theyre all such good buildings and good teams," Kings coach Darryl Sutter said. "All three teams are in different places in their standings,Baltimore Orioles Dylan Bundy Jersey, so if you can get six points you take it."Los Angeles will play its next three at home and is likely to give No. 1 JonathanQuick the start tonight. He is 2-2-0 with a 3.48 goals against average lifetime versus the Jets.The Kings split a pair of meetings with the Jets in Winnipeg earlier this season, with L.A. claiming the most recent encounter 3-1 on March 6. The Kings are 5-0-2 all-time at home versus the Jets franchise, which makes its first trip to Los Angeles since relocating from Atlanta. MALMO, Sweden -- Anthony Mantha looked more relieved than jubilant after his three goals helped Canada start the world junior championship with a victory.It may be because there had been doubts the Longueuil,Cheap Jerseys, Que., native would make the team -- despite lighting up the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League this season -- because of his questionable defensive play.No one doubted his ability to put the puck in the net,St. Louis Cardinals Roger Maris Jersey, as Mantha demonstrated with a hat trick in Canadas 7-2 win over Germany on Thursday."Its a great feeling," the lanky, six-foot-four right winger said. "For me,Megan Rapinoe USA Jersey, personally, I had to get a big game going and I think thats what I did."It helped that Mantha was on a line with perhaps Canadas most dynamic playmaker in Jonathan Drouin, who assisted on all three of his goals -- two on power plays and one at even strength.But Mantha, the grandson of former NHL forward Andre Pronovost, scores wherever he plays.He had 35 goals in only 32 games with the Val dOr Foreurs before joining Team Canada two weeks ago for the run-up to the world juniors. He has 85 goals in 99 games over the last season and a half.Coach Brent Sutter said what clinched his spot was that ability to put the puck in the net, which there is not a lot of on this squad compared to past world junior teams. Sutter hopes a crash course in 200-foot hockey will make the Detroit Red Wings prospect a more complete player as the tournament goes on."He can score goals, but there are other aspects of his game he needs to continue to work on," said Sutter. "Things Ive talked to him about one on one."Its simple. Its being a competitor in all three zones and making sure hes responsible in all three zones. Not just for this tournament, but for him to be a good pro. Especially with the organization hell go to in Detroit. Thats what they expect there. You cant just play the offensive side of the puck."Sutter said Mantha wants to learn and feels he is already "a better player now than when he joined the team 11 days ago. That comes from our conversations. He understands that hes not going to get on the ice if hes only going to be a power-play guy."He got a passing grade in two-way play against the Germans,Jim Plunkett Raiders Jersey, who were overmatched but took advantage of some early Canadian sloppiness to keep the score close through the first 15 minutes of play.Mantha has a remarkably quick release for a big man, and having the clever Drouin laying passes on his stick could be a vital asset as the tournament moves on and the competition gets tougher.He said his grandfather, who scored 109 goals in 556 NHL games from 1957 to 1968 for Montreal, Boston,Chicago Cubs Kris Bryant Jersey, Detroit and the Minnesota North Stars, was a key influence in his hockey deveelopment. ddHe said Pronovost taught him "three key points" to success, but wont reveal them all."One is work," he offered.But he still went into the teams selection camp two weeks ago in Toronto looking to prove he can do more than score."For sure I had to make an impression," he said. "Not every player was guaranteed a spot and I had to battle through it. I got great news and now Im trying to carry it on."Drouin has played with Mantha before in an exhibition series and feels that chemistry is developing."Anthonys a big guy," said the third overall pick of the Tampa Bay Lightning. "Hes hard to play against in the corners and everything. I try to use my hands and speed and I think we complement each other pretty well."The Canadian team got a rousing welcome from the crowd of 1,831 -- nearly all wearing Hockey Canada jerseys -- at the 5,800-seat Isstadion, but still looked nervous as the game began.The Germans got the opening goal off a faceoff in the Canada zone as Dorian Saeftel put a shot through traffic that fooled goalie Jake Paterson only 1:35 into the game.After Josh Anderson and Mantha gave Canada a lead, Janik Moser tied it for Germany after defenceman Adam Pelech whiffed on a clearing attempt.Then Canada took over as Mantha and Bo Horvat got goals before the intermission, Sam Reinhart and Mantha added goals in the second period and Nic Petan finished a play engineered by 16-year-old Conner McDavid in the third.McDavid had two assists, while his linemate Reinhart also had two points. Their line with Horvat could have had several if not for some fine saves by Shawinigan Cataractes goalie Marvin Cupper."I think I played pretty well," said McDavid. "I missed a whole bunch of chances that Im pretty embarrassed about, but I thought I played an all right game."That shift where Bo and Reino set me up for a couple of breakaways and the goalie made a couple of good saves -- I was beating myself up pretty good about it, but they laid off me. They were good about it."The shots were 30-24 for Canada, but the game was not nearly that close.A tougher test comes Saturday when Canada plays its second group stage game against the Czech Republic.Notes: Defenceman Griffin Reinhart sat out the first of three games he will miss due to a suspension incurred at last years world juniors. . . Germany has six players from Canadian junior teams, including Prince Albert star Leon Draisaitl who had a mostly quiet game, and another six who play in the U.S. . . Canada has its second youngest team ever at 18 years 10 months 25 days. Only the 1987 team that was disqualified after a brawl with the Soviets was younger.
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