Wheeler's 5th goal of the season at 6:22 of the third put Winnipeg ahead after Edmonton rallied from a 4-1 deficit to the rating 5-5. Winnipeg goalie Connor Helleybuck improved to 9-1-1 in his last 11 begins versus Edmonton, which outshot the Jets 45-24. Smith got the start after stopping 38 shots in Edmonton's 3-0 win over Montreal on Thursday night. Edmonton pulled to within 4-3 on goals from Nugent-Hopkins, his sixth on the power play at 9:12, and Yamomoto's deflection for his fifth at 12:57.

Captain Blake Wheeler's goal early in the third proved to be the winner as the Winnipeg Jets hung on for a 6-5 roadway triumph over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night.

Wheeler's fifth objective of the season at 6:22 of the third put Winnipeg ahead after Edmonton rallied from a 4-1 deficit to the ball game 5-5. The Jets (9-5-1) returned into the win column after dropping a 2-1 choice to the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night.

Winnipeg goalie Connor Helleybuck improved to 9-1-1 in his last 11 begins versus Edmonton, which outshot the Jets 45-24. Hellebuyck came up huge on Oilers captain Connor McDavid with a minute to play and the goaltender on the bench.

Mark Scheifele had a goal and 2 helps for Winnipeg while Kyle Connor, Mason Appleton, Nikolaj Ehlers and Mathieu Perreault likewise scored.

Alex Chiasson and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins both scored twice for Edmonton (9-8-0), which lost for the first time in 4 games. Kailer Yamamoto had the other.

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