Pionk Scores 2nd Goal Of Game In OT, Jets Beat Avalanche 4-3


Neal Pionk scored his second goal of the game 31 seconds into overtime and the Winnipeg Jets regrouped after squandering a two-goal lead to beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3.

Pionk’s slap shot from the right side froze Colorado goaltender Alexandar Georgiev as he scored his first career overtime goal.

The Jets are now 2-4-4 in their last 10 games at Colorado. Sam Gagner and Cole Perfetti also had goals for the Jets, who finish a difficult back-to-back with a game in Vegas on Thursday night. Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves.

Leading 3-1 in the second period, Winnipeg saw Mikko Rantanen and Valeri Nichushkin score 2:01 apart to tie the game. Rantanen led the comeback with two goals and an assist in the second.