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Winnipeg is proving they have the most committed fans in the National Hockey League

Winnipeg is proving they have the most committed fans in the National Hockey League

On top of grabbing a 2-0 series lead and outscoring the Wild 7-3 through the first two contests, Winnipeg has outshot Minnesota 83-37 while holding a 78-56 edge in hits during what has been a good old fashion drubbing for the Jets so far. It is the fourth consecutive playoff series the team has found itself in such a hole going back to 2015.

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Sunday's game is slightly in jeopardy, as the Jets weren't able to fly into the Twin Cities on Saturday because of the snowstorm. They were diverted to Duluth, Minnesota and waited there for two hours on the tarmac before returning to Winnipeg. They plan to try again Sunday morning.

Overall, nine of the 11 players are searching for their first Stanley Cup. I went to the (home) playoff games three years ago. The team has averaged 18,042 fans a game in the regular season while playing to 103.9 per cent capacity at the T-Mobile Arena. Coach Bruce Boudreau hopes to see that same response starting Sunday.

"There's a lot of good things in our game to like", Devils leading scorer Taylor Hall said. "And they're a resilient group". "I think it was just about a response". "I don't think we've got any room for rest". Most coaches would have changed something between Games 1 and 2 because, well, that's just what you do when you lose a game, whether it's actually needed or not. For Boudreau, it was also about lifting the spirits of a team that has struggled to mount any offense.

"We just want to play the best hockey we can play, and give ourselves a chance to win", said Gallant.

Myers got the puck at the point in the Wild zone, made some moves to get around forward Jason Zucker and sent a sharp-angled shot past Dubnyk on the blocker side at 8:41 of the second period for the 1-0 lead. "If you're not looking, it's going to happen".

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"Every game down there is like a playoff game", said Gallant in describing the atmosphere at Golden Knights' home games.

"Once you get out there and get playing the game and get into the feel of the game and make a pass or a hit or something like that, you just feel like you're playing", he said.

"We know it's not by no means, 'Oh we're at home".

"It would be disappointing if we can't go, but it is what it is". If we do that, we're going to be fine. "It's beginning to be a bad habit of ours".

Winnipeg won 3-2 on Wednesday, with Game 3 going Sunday at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

"They give you that extra boost in your legs when you need them".