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Jet Blast: Nov. 1, 2017

The #NHLJets return home from the road and celebrate a big win over the Penguins

by John Delaney @TheJohnAllan /

Following a six-day break in between games, the Winnipeg Jets set off on a brief road trip Thursday with back to back matchups in Pittsburgh and Columbus. The Jets picked up a single point on each stop, as the games extended to extra time before ending in the home team's favour both nights.

The Jets returned to Winnipeg over the weekend and were hungry for revenge as they hosted the Penguins on Sunday night for a rematch.  

Instagram from @ehlers27: Back home tomorrow, ready to get back on track �� #attaboyyy

The game served to be a memorable night for many involved, with Winnipeg securing a 7-1 win over the reigning Stanley Cup champions.

Instagram from @nhljets: #NHLJets get revenge with a 7-1 win over Pens!

Blake Wheeler secured his first hat trick as a Jet and the second of his career by scoring three in the first, while Brendan Lemieux made his mark in the NHL, picking up his first career goal.

Tweet from @NHLJets: Last night was one for the books...Watch highlights from the Jets 7-1 win over Pittsburgh:

Wheeler, Lemieux and others all took to social media to celebrate the big night!

Instagram from @26blakewheeler: Fun night at the office for the boys! On to the next one ������

Instagram from @brendan_lemieux: A moment I'll never forget thank you for all the well wishes feeling very blessed ����

Instagram from @mscheif: What a game last night #nhljets - special shout out to @26blakewheeler with the hat-trick!!

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