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Jokinen scores 2 in 3rd, lifts Jets over Rangers

Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec (31) of the Czech Republic makes a save as Winnipeg Jets center Olli Jokinen (12) of Finland defends and New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider (20) skates toward the goal in the second period of their NHL hockey game Monday in New York.

Winnipeg Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec (31) of the Czech Republic makes a save as Winnipeg Jets center Olli Jokinen (12) of Finland defends and New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider (20) skates toward the goal in the second period of their NHL hockey game Monday in New York.

 

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NEW YORK -- Olli Jokinen broke a tie with 7:18 left in the third period and then netted an insurance goal moments later to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers and rookie goalie Cam Talbot on Monday night.

Jokinen, a former Rangers player, also assisted on Devin Setoguchi's tying goal in the second period.

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John Albert also scored in his NHL debut and Blake Wheeler added an empty-net goal in the final minute for Winnipeg, which got 35 saves from Ondrej Pavelec in the fourth-game of the Jets' season-high, six-game road trip (3-1).

Mats Zuccarello and Ryan Callahan had goals for New York. Talbot made 25 saves.

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