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Oettinger, Stars start season undefeated, beat Jets

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Dallas — Jake Ettinger The Dallas Stars made 23 saves and continued their undefeated streak on Monday with a 4-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in their season opener.

“I didn’t like the first ten minutes at the start,” said Stars coach Peter DeBoer. “I thought we worked on the game. I made some key saves at key moments.”

Ettinger started the season conceding three goals on 87 shots in three games, including a 4-1 win on Thursday and a 5-1 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday.

Jets associate coach Scott Arniel said, “He’s a good young goalie who won’t crash the net for second or third chances if he doesn’t get enough traffic.

Tyler Seguin have a goal, mason marchment Recorded two assists in Dallas (3-0-0).

“This year’s opportunities feel a little different,” Seguin says. “Hurry up more. Play faster. [defense] The puck is really moving and the forwards are open and hard to stop. ”

Video: WPG@DAL: Seguin sends the puck off his knees

Mark Shaifel score and Connor Herebuick Made 25 saves in Winnipeg (1-1-0).

The Jets were coached by Arniel ahead of their season opener 4-1 win over the New York Rangers after Rick Bowness tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday. Bowness, who was hired as coach on July 3, resigned as Stars coach on May 20.

Scheifele gave Winnipeg a 1–0 lead at 3:28 of the first period, scoring on a one-timer from a pass from the left faceoff dot. Kyle Connor.

Seguin drew 1-1 at 10:20. Thai Delandrea We retrieved the puck from the corner and found the backdoor.

‘I thought the first period was pretty even,’ Jets forward Adam Lowry Said. “In the second period they started playing with more speed and transitions. Do .. maybe a little more direct.

Jani Hakamper A slapshot from the correct point through the screen at 15:38 of the second period gave Dallas a 2–1 lead.

‘They transition well,’ says Jets defense Josh Morrissey Said. “They track hard. It’s a learning opportunity for us.”

VIDEO: WPG@DAL: Hakamper scores in the second period

Joel Quiviranta At 17:28, it was extended to 3-1 with a one-timer from the right circle, Milo Heiskanen Scoring on a power play at 8:12 in the third period, the point shot went off the Winnipeg defense. Brenden Dillon 4-1 finals.

“The room looks nice,” Kiviranta said. “Everyone likes the way we play hockey and I think everyone agrees.”

Note: Delandra’s assist was his first NHL point since March 21, 2021. … It was Scheifele’s 44th career opening goal in his game and the most for the Jets since his NHL debut in 2011-12. … star defense man Ryan Suter Having played his 1,283 NHL games, he ranks 20th with Kenda Neiko on the list of games played inside a defense.