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Patrik Laine lifts Jets past Oilers in OT

Patrik Laine scored his second goal of the game in overtime to give the Winnipeg Jets a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night in the opener for both teams.

The Finnish winger scored 1:18 into extra time, using speed to create space before beating goalie Jacob Markstrom in tight.

Mark Schiefele and Kyle Connor also scored for the Jets, and Connor Hellebuyck stopped 23 shots.

Edmonton Oilers' Jujhar Khaira (16) and Vancouver Canucks' Tyler Motte (64) battle for the puck during first-period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. (Jason FransonThe Canadian Press via AP)

Elias Lindholm, Matthew Tkachuk and Johnny Gaudreau scored for Calgary. Markstrom made 30 saves in his Calgary debut after signing a six-year, $36 million deal in free agency.

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Flames: Host Vancouver on Saturday and Monday nights.

Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (93) celebrates his goal against the Vancouver Canucks during first-period NHL hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. (Jason FransonThe Canadian Press via AP)

Jets: At Toronto on Monday night.