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Connor Hellebuyck makes 19 saves, Jets beat Canadiens 5-0

Connor Hellebuyck made 19 saves for his second shutout of the season and Andrew Copp, Nikolaj Ehlers and Mathieu Perrault each had a goal and an assist in the Winnipeg Jets' 5-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.

Paul Stastny and Derek Forbort also scored for the Jets. They have won three straight to improve to 25-13-3.

The Canadiens have lost three in a row. With Carey Price out until next week because of a lower-body injury, Jake Allen made 20 saves to drop to 1-5-4 in his last 10 starts.

Montreal Canadiens' Corey Perry moves in against Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck during first-period NHL hockey game action in Montreal, Saturday, April 10, 2021. (Graham HughesThe Canadian Press via AP)

Winnipeg improved to 6-2 against Montreal this season.

Montreal defenseman Otto Leskinen made his season debut, taking Victor Mete’s spot in the lineup.

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Jets: At Ottawa on Monday and Wednesday nights.

Winnipeg Jets' Paul Stastny (25) celebrates his goal with teammates Pierre-Luc Dubois (13) and Nikolaj Ehlers (27) during second-period NHL hockey game action against the Montreal Canadiens in Montreal, Saturday, April 10, 2021. (Graham HughesThe Canadian Press via AP)

Canadiens: Host Toronto on Monday night.

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Connor Hellebuyck stops Montreal Canadiens' Jake Evans during second-period NHL hockey game action in Montreal, Saturday, April 10, 2021. (Graham HughesThe Canadian Press via AP)