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Associated Press, Published January 22 2013

Kane, Wheeler help Jets skate past Washington

WASHINGTON – Evander Kane and Blake Wheeler each provided a goal and an assist, and the Winnipeg Jets suddenly transformed into an offensive juggernaut, beating Alex Ovechkin’s struggling Capitals 4-2 Tuesday night to end Washington’s 10-game winning streak in home openers.

Winnipeg 2 2 0 – 4

Washington 1 0 1 – 2

First period: 1, Washington, Hendricks 1 (Backstrom, Ovechkin), 10:02. 2, Winnipeg, Kane 1 (Wheeler, Byfuglien), 12:34 (pp). 3, Winnipeg, Ladd 1 (Antropov, Enstrom), 16:26 (pp).

Second period: 4, Winnipeg, Wheeler 1 (Kane, Enstrom), 14:32. 5, Winnipeg, Slater 1 (Byfuglien, Enstrom), 19:14.

Third period: 6, Washington, Brouwer 1 (Ribeiro, Backstrom), 18:44 (pp).

Shots on Goal – Winnipeg 13-20-6 – 39. Washington 8-9-17 – 34.

Goalies: Winnipeg, Pavelec 1-1-1 (34 shots-32 saves). Washington, Holtby 0-2-0 (39-35).

A – 18,506 (18,398). T – 2:28.