Winnipeg – A Jets lineup, filled mainly of players destined for the Manitoba Moose this season, lost 3-0 at home to the Calgary Flames in Tuesday Night’s Pre-season opener for Winnipeg.
Defenceman Brett Kulak set up the first goal of the game by Freddie Hamilton early in the second period, and then scored the Flames second and third goals to lead all players offensively.
Chad Johnson stopped 21 of Winnipeg’s 27 shots in sharing the shutout with David Rittich. Eric Comrie went the distance for the Jets in making 24 saves.
Winnipeg continues their seven game pre-season schedule Thursday Night when they host the Minnesota Wild at 7 p.m.