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WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Nikolaj Ehlers isnt particularly interested in personal accolades. Adrian Dantley Jersey .Ehlers scored twice to lead the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday.All I care about is how the team is doing, and the personal comes second, the second-year forward said. But its not that Ive been feeling like I havent played well. I feel really good and am playing with a lot of confidence, and just playing the game and it has worked out.Patrik Laine had a goal and two assists and Blake Wheeler also scored for the Jets. Mark Scheifele had two assists and Connor Hellebuyck stopped 27 shots to improve to 12-10-1 this season.Ehlers has three goals in the last four games after snapping a 15-game drought.Hes a guy when it rains it pours. He creates a lot of opportunities, Wheeler said of his linemate. It was nice to see him get a good look at the goalie and put it where he wanted to.Jarome Iginla had a power-play goal for Colorado, and Calvin Pickard had 26 saves while making his first career NHL start in his hometown.That lapse in the third period, I dont know how quickly they scored the two goals, but it was quick and that was the difference in the hockey game, Pickard said. When were hard pressed to score goals I have to come up with another big save.Its a lot of fun always coming back to Winnipeg and seeing friends and family, and playing in front of them.Laine opened the scoring at 7:06 of the second, taking a pass from Scheifele for a one-timer on a 2-on-1 rush for the 18-year-old rookies 18th. Laine is in third in the NHL in goals, trailing only Pittsburghs Sidney Crosby (21) and Bostons David Pastrnak (19).(Scheifele) is a really good passer. He got the pass to me and it was easy to score, Laine said. I knew he was going to pass so I had to be ready.Wheelers ninth of the season came on a 2-on-1 rush as Mathieu Perreault set him up at 2:54 of the third. Ehlers made it 3-0 at 4:03.After Iginla pulled the Avalanche within two with 2:01 remaining, Ehlers had an empty-netter in 30 seconds to go.Game notes The Jets penalty kill, which has struggled this season -- 28th in the league at 75.6 percent entering Sunday -- killed off two of three Colorado power plays. The Jets have now allowed nine power-play goals in their last five games, including a 3-for-3 effort by Florida on Thursday night. ... Winnipeg, fourth in the Central Division, improved to 10-1-0 when leading after two periods and increased its lead over last-place Colorado to 10 points.UP NEXTAvalanche: At Minnesota on Tuesday night.Jets: At Vancouver on Tuesday night to open a stretch of two games in three days against the Canucks -- both on the road. Donovan Mitchell Jazz Jersey . -- There were a lot of firsts for the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. Rudy Gobert Jazz Jersey . Despite dominating possession, Schalke needed an own goal from Nicolas Hoefler for the breakthrough a minute before the interval. The Freiburg midfielder misjudged Jefferson Farfans corner and bundled the ball into his own net. http://www.jazzauthentic.com/kids-tony-bradley-jazz-jersey/ .Y. - New Orleans forward Anthony Davis was chosen Friday to replace the injured Kobe Bryant in the NBA All-Star game that will be played in his home city. STANFORD, Calif. -- Stanford returned to the basketball court Friday night after as many as eight of its players completed final exams in the morning.I didnt have the guts to play a high-level Division I team today, coach Jerod Haase said after his Cardinal beat Division II Cal State East Bay 79-55.Reid Travis powered his way to 24 points and 13 rebounds for his fifth double-double of the season and Stanford (7-3) made its first seven shots from the field to take charge from the start.Haase said scheduling a Division II opponent after a 13-day break for exams made sense for his team.Finals is a real thing here. The guys are exhausted, he said. We had guys show up for our (12:45 p.m.) shoot around after pulling all-nighters.After a tough finals week its good to have a game like this where we can just work on getting better, senior Grant Verhoeven said. There was a lot out there that wasnt pretty at our end of the court.Travis shot 9 for 10 from the field, playing just 22 minutes. Dorian Pickens added 11 points for Stanford, which shot a season-best 55 percent, including nearly 70 percent in the first half.Cal State East Bay played one night after beating Cal Poly Pomona 78-69 on the road in a Northern California Athletic Conference game. The Pioneers (8-2) counted the Stanford matchup as an exhibition.Whenever you have an opportunity to play a university like this, you have to do it, Pioneers coach Guy Argenal said. For our guys, its learniing how to play against the highest competition. Jeff Hornacek Jersey. Pierre Carter scored 14 points for Cal State East Bay, which shot 29.7 percent.BIG PICTUREStanford: Haase said the Cardinal had just five full practices during its 13 days off for exams. I didnt expect perfect play out there, he said. There were certainly some positives, but theres also a lot of room for growth. Stanford plays twice more before opening Pac-12 play at home against Arizona State on Dec. 30.Cal State East Bay: The Pioneers lost for the third time against a San Francisco Bay Area opponent in a game they designated as an exhibition. Previously, they fell 96-80 to San Jose State and 75-50 to Santa Clara.STAT OF THE NIGHTStanford won easily despite shooting 1 for 7 from the perimeter. The Cardinal scored 42 points in the paint, so perimeter shooting wasnt a priority. But Stanford is converting just 28.7 percent from beyond the arc this year. The 3-point shot has to be part of our offense, Haase said. We have to be more efficient than we have been.UP NEXTStanford: The Cardinal travels to face SMU (8-3) on Monday. The Mustangs already have faced one Pac-12 opponent, losing 78-73 to USC.Cal State East Bay: The Pioneers return to Division II competition Monday when they hosts Cal State Los Angeles in a California College Athletic Association game. ' ' ' 

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