Jack Roslovic believes the Winnipeg Jets are on the cusp of a second-half rise.
The 23-year-old from Columbus, Ohio, assisted Winnipeg snap a five-game losing streak by scoring two objectives and an assist in the Jets' 5-2 success over the ruling Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues at Bell MTS Place on Saturday night.
"It's important to have among those games and get the win," Roslovic said. "So, I'm delighted for the team and I believe this is going to be the stimulate for the playoff push that we need to go on.
"It's big, especially versus a group like that, a group that is high up in the standings. We can have fun with anybody. As far as that goes, it's big for us."
Connor Hellebuyck was outstanding in internet for the Jets (26-23-4). The NHL all-star goalie stopped 38 shots, while Jordan Binnington made 28 conserves for the Central Division-leading Blues (31-14-8).
"He was all ideal tonight," Binnington said of the Jets beginning netminder. "He was quite solid."
After the Blues pulled within one with 4:10 left, Winnipeg captain Blake Wheeler salted the video game away with an empty-net objective with 1:31 left. Patrik Laine included another empty netter with 21 seconds remaining.