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Vejmelka has 46 saves for 1st shutout, Coyotes beat Jets 1-0

Antoine Roussel scored the game’s only goal to help Arizona get just its fifth win of the season.

WINNIPEG, MB — Karel Vejmelka stopped 46 shots to earn his first NHL shutout as the Arizona Coyotes beat the Winnipeg Jets 1-0. Antoine Roussel scored the game’s only goal to help Arizona get just its fifth win of the season (5-15-2).

Connor Hellebuyck had 14 saves for Winnipeg, which is 1-5-1 in its last seven games. 

The Jets went 0 for 6 on the power play, including 0 for 5 in the third period. Roussel, who was left alone in front of the net, converted a pass from Loui Eriksson past a helpless Hellebuyck with 2:01 left in the second period. 

It was Roussel’s third of the season.

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