Jets win in OT to defeat Predators

Posted on January 14, 2016

WINNIPEG -- Blake Wheeler scored 51 seconds into overtime to help the Winnipeg Jets overcome a late rally by the Nashville Predators in a 5-4 win at MTS Centre on Thursday.

Wheeler took a pass from Bryan Little at the left point, skated to the top of the right faceoff circle and put a wrist shot past Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne for his 12th goal.

The Predators rallied from down three in the third period.  James Neal’s 200th NHL goal tied it 4-4 with 14 seconds left and Nashville skating 6-on-5.


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