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Associated Press, Published March 19 2013

Wheeler, Kane help Jets cool off bruins with 3-1 victory

WINNIPEG, Man. – Blake Wheeler and Evander Kane scored 57 seconds apart in the third period and the Winnipeg Jets rallied to beat the Boston Bruins 3-1 on Tuesday.

Wheeler added an empty-netter for the Jets, who passed Carolina again to take the lead in the Southeast Division with 34 points. The Hurricanes lost 4-1 to Florida and have 32 points.

Boston 0 1 0 – 1

Winnipeg 0 0 3 – 3

Second period: 1, Boston, Marchand 13, :08.

Third period: 2, Winnipeg, Wheeler 13 (Bogosian, Byfuglien), 11:44 (pp). 3, Winnipeg, Kane 12 (Clitsome, Wellwood), 12:41. 4, Winnipeg, Wheeler 14 (Ladd, Little), 19:53 (en).

Shots on Goal – Boston 10-9-9 – 28. Winnipeg 9-7-9 – 25.

Goalies: Boston, Rask. Winnipeg, Pavelec. A – 15,004 (15,004). – 2:22.