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Associated Press, Published April 18 2013

Byfuglien scores in OT to lift Jets over 'Canes

WINNIPEG, Man. – Dustin Byfuglien scored 1:23 into overtime and the Winnipeg Jets continued their hunt for a playoff berth with their season-high fifth straight win, 4-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night.

Byfuglien beat Justin Peters off a rebound from a shot by Andrew Ladd, who finished with three assists.

Alexander Semin tied it 3-3 with 1:12 left in regulation with Peters on the bench for an extra attacker, beating Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec on the glove side.

Carolina 0 1 2 0 – 3

Winnipeg 1 1 1 1 – 4

First period: 1, Winnipeg, Bogosian 4 (Little, Ladd), 12:13.

Second period: 2, Winnipeg, Postma 4 (Wheeler, Bogosian), 8:27 (pp). 3, Carolina, Ruutu 1 (Faulk, Gleason), 10:38.

Third period: 4, Winnipeg, Wheeler 17 (Little, Ladd), 8:40. 5, Carolina, Ruutu 2 (Bergeron, J.Staal), 12:22. 6, Carolina, Semin 11 (Tlusty, J.Staal), 18:48.

Overtime: 7, Winnipeg, Byfuglien 8 (Ladd, Wheeler), 1:23.

Shots on Goal: Carolina 3-12-12-0 – 27. Winnipeg 10-12-7-2 – 31.

Goalies: Carolina, Peters. Winnipeg, Pavelec. A – 15,004 (15,004). T – 2:33.