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CHICAGO -- Barely 2 minutes after narrowly missing a goal that could have put the game away, Andrew Copp came right back and scored an even bigger one. D.J. Reader Jersey .Copp got the tiebreaking goal with 4:45 left, Bryan Little scored his third in three games and the Winnipeg Jets edged the Chicago Blackhawks 2-1 on Sunday night.Copp beat Scott Darling stick side with a shot from the right circle that slipped just inside the left post and gave Winnipeg its second consecutive victory and fourth in five games.Chicagos Artemi Panarin scored with 6:54 remaining to tie it at 1, moments after Copp hit the crossbar.I was lucky to redeem myself, he said. It felt really good to respond in that manner.Panarin spoiled Connor Hellebuycks bid for a second shutout against Chicago in less than a month when he completed a give-and-go with Patrick Kane and beat Hellebuyck on the glove side.Winnipeg coach Paul Maurice saluted his team for playing a patient game but not sitting back. He also thanked a higher power when Copp scored after hitting metal.Youre worried about the hockey gods at this point, Maurice said. Once he scored that, I thought we had a fairly good chance of hanging on, because it seemed fairly justified.Hellebuyck finished with 25 saves and outdueled Darling, who started his second straight game for the Blackhawks in place of No. 1 goalie Corey Crawford. Darling made 30 saves, including three on breakaways.Hellebuyck preserved the lead at the end with six saves during a final Chicago flurry. That included a point-blank stop on Marian Hossa with seconds left after Winnipegs Jacob Trouba got a double-minor for high-sticking with 2:49 remaining and the Blackhawks pulled Darling for an extra skater.Probably the most tired Ive ever been playing hockey, Hellebuyck said. I was in desperation mode. Youve got to use your mind at that point.Hellebuyck made 27 saves in the Jets 4-0 win over the Blackhawks on Nov. 15 in Winnipeg.Littles power-play goal with 43.4 seconds left in the second period was his fourth point in four games since missing 23 with a lower-body injury.Crawford underwent an emergency appendectomy in Philadelphia on Saturday and is expected to miss two to three weeks. Lars Johansson, recalled by Chicago earlier Sunday from Rockford of the American Hockey League, was Darlings backup.Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews sat out his sixth straight game with an upper-body injury that coach Joel Quenneville said is not getting better. Quenneville said Toews skated briefly Sunday morning, but he plans to keep him off the ice for a few days and get a better assessment in the middle of the week or so.Chicagos offense is sputtering without Toews. The team has totaled two goals while losing back-to-back games.You lose a key guy who does so much for you, Quenneville said. We didnt generate much tonight. It was just one of those games where they came in our building ... and shut us down.Darling was solid, just not good enough.Were definitely not generating the chance we want to be, he said. Getting inside, making it tough on the other goalies. So weve got to figure out a way to do that.Game notes Winnipegs leading scorer, center Mark Scheifele, missed his second consecutive game with a lower-body injury. Scheifele has 13 goals and 13 assists in 26 games. ... Crawford returned with the Blackhawks following their 3-1 loss at Philadelphia on Saturday after his appendectomy earlier in the day. ... The 29-year-old Johansson backstopped Frolunda HC to a Swedish championship in 2016 and is playing his first season in North America. To make roster room for him, the Blackhawks assigned 20-year-old rookie forward Nick Schmaltz to Rockford. ... Blackhawks D Trevor van Riemsdyk (upper body), activated from injured reserve on Friday, didnt dress. Fellow defenseman Michal Rozsival was a healthy scratch. ... Jets C Mark Stuart and LW Kyle Connor were scratched.UP NEXTJets: Host the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night.Blackhawks: Host the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. Lamarr Houston Jersey . That left plenty of energy for pitching books and swatting away free agency questions. Anthony had 24 points and nine rebounds, and the Knicks avenged an embarrassing home loss with a rout of their own, beating the Boston Celtics 114-88 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory. Kaimi Fairbairn Jersey . "Jeff is a hard worker who was an important special-teams contributor for us last season," said Stamps GM John Hufnagel. http:///...eg-mancz-jersey.html .  Aside from the trilogy main event title fight, there are a number of intriguing matchups in the heavyweight, welterweight and lightweight divisions. NEW YORK -- Obi Enechionyia had 22 points and 12 rebounds to lead Temple to an 81-77 upset of No. 19 West Virginia in the championship game of the NIT Season Tip-Off on Friday.Enechionyia scored 18 of his 22 in the first half for Temple (4-2), but it was his free throw with one second left that sealed the early season tournament championship. Alani Moore II added 18 points for the Owls, while Daniel Dingle had 15 and Quinton Rose 12.Despite having four players finish in double-digit scoring, West Virginia (4-1) lost for the first time this season. Ahmad led the Mountaineers with 19 points, Teyvon Myers added 15, and Nathan Adrian and Tarik Phillip had 13 apiece.The 71st meeting between the programs saw Temple enjoy a 45-25 advantage at halftime thanks to two extended stretches in which the Owls held the Mountaineers scoreless.Following Phillips layup 1:29 into the game, West Virginia did not score for 5:28 until Adrians layup at 13:09. During that stretch, the Owls outscored the Mountaineers 13-0. Then, after Ahmads layup with 5:28 left in the half, Temple scored the next nine points until Phillip knocked down a 3 to cut the deficit to 38-23.The Owls held West Virginia to 32.3 percent shooting from the field -- including 27.3 percent from 3-point range -- in the first half. Temple also forced West Virginia into 11 first-half turnovers.Trailing by 20, West Virginia ratcheted up its trademark press defense in the second half. After Phillip drilled a 3 in front of the Mountaineers bench, causing Temple coach Fran Dunphy to call timeout with 11:31 left, West Virginia was credited with nine forced turnovers in 8 1/2 minutes.The timeout did not stem West Virginias tide, as the Mountaineers scored 13 of the next 17 points to take a 65-64 lead. It was their first advantage since opening the game on a 7-0 run. An Ahmad layup pushed the advvantage to 67-64. Lamar Miller Jersey. But Temple would not go away.The Owls took a 75-71 lead on the strength of an 11-4 run spanning 2:36. Moore made four free throws in the stretch, and Rose added two free throws and a jumper.The final 4:44 saw Moore play a pivotal role. The 5-foot-10 guard grabbed three rebounds and made two free throws to set the stage for Enechionyia.Enechionyia was named the Most Outstanding Player of the two-day tournament. He was selected for the All-Tournament team along with Dingle, Ahmad, Florida States Dwayne Bacon and Illinois Malcolm Hill.BIG PICTURETemple: Two strong performances against Top 25 teams can only bode well for Dunphys team once American Athletic Conference play begins.West Virginia: The Mountaineers first four games were blowout victories. Being forced to play a possession-by-possession game in the second half could benefit West Virginia over the course of the season.POLL IMPLICATIONSTemple: The Owls beat the No. 25 and No. 19 teams in the nation on consecutive days. That may be enough for them to sneak into the Top 25.West Virginia: A four-point loss to an unranked team should not cause West Virginia to drop out of the Top 25.NOTABLETemple: The Owls came into the game having defeated No. 25 Florida State a day earlier. The win allowed Temple to extend its streak of defeating a Top 25 team to 10 years in a row.West Virginia: The Mountaineers entered the game leading the nation with 13.7 steals and 27 forced turnovers per game. Their 15.7 turnover margin was also best in the nation.UP NEXTTemple: Visits Saint Josephs on Wednesday.West Virginia: Hosts Manhattan on Monday.---More AP college basketball at http://collegebasketball.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-Top25 ;Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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