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Associated Press, Published January 25 2013

Ladd leads Jets past Penguins

WINNIPEG, Man. – Andrew Ladd scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and the Winnipeg Jets won their first home game of the season, beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2.

Evander Kane, Dustin Byfuglien and Blake Wheeler, with a late empty-net goal, also scored for the Jets.

It didn't start that well for Winnipeg after Sidney Crosby put on a scoring clinic in the first with two goals to give Pittsburgh a 2-0 lead.

But it was all Jets in the second, as Kane scored early, Byfuglien tied it just over 10 minutes later and Ladd then put the Jets ahead for good.

Pittsburgh 2 0 0 – 2

Winnipeg 0 3 1 – 4

First period: 1, Pittsburgh, Crosby 2 (Kunitz, Letang), 4:26. 2, Pittsburgh, Crosby 3 (Niskanen), 14:58.

Second period: 3, Winnipeg, Kane 2 (Wheeler, Byfuglien), 1:10. 4, Winnipeg, Byfuglien 2 (Enstrom, Ladd), 13:35 (pp). 5, Winnipeg, Ladd 2 (Little), 17:54.

Third period: 6, Winnipeg, Wheeler 2 (Kane), 18:52 (en).

Shots on Goal – Pittsburgh 14-12-9 – 35. Winnipeg 12-13-7 – 32.

Goalies: Pittsburgh, Vokoun 1-1-0 (31 shots-28 saves). Winnipeg, Pavelec 2-1-1 (35-33).

A – 15,004 (15,004). T – 2:17.