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Nikolaj Ehlers assisted on Blake Wheelers second period goal to make it 2-1 for the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
The assist brings Ehlers up to 24 points through 31 games played. The Danish winger is having a great season so far, and looks poised to continue that success as his chemistry builds with Blake Wheeler and Jack Roslovic on the Jets second line.
Nikolaj Ehlers scored his 4th goal of the season and added an assist in the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 loss to the LA Kings on Tuesday night.
Nikolaj Ehlers is up to 10 points through 11 games played so far this season. He is showing poise with the puck, his usual elite speed, and seems to be shooting more than in past seasons. According to the Jets lines at their most recent practice, Ehlers looks to have earned another look on the top line with Mark Scheifele and Blake Wheeler
Nikolaj Ehlers had three assists in the Winnipeg Jets season opener on Thursday night. Ehlers skated with Mark Scheifele and Blake Wheeler on the Jets top line. Along with his 3 assists, Ehlers added 8 SOG and a +2 rating in 18:14 of ice time.
While it's nice to see Ehlers add three assists last night, it is even more encouraging to see him put 8 shots on goal. If he can stay up on the top line with Scheifele and Wheeler while continuing to have a shooters mentality, we could be looking at a massive breakout season for Nikolaj Ehlers.
Nikolaj Ehlers scored a goal in the Jets 3-2 overtime loss to the Avalanche on Thursday. In 11:58 of ice-time, Ehlers was a plus one with one goal on three SOG.
Ehlers registered his first point in eight games. He did however hit the 20 goal mark for his third straight year even though he struggled with injuries this year. His demotion in lines clearly cost his production down the stretch. In 2019 draft season his draft stock will solely rely on what line he will be on.
Nikolaj Ehlers scored a goal the third goal in the Jets 3-0 win against the Ducks on Wednesday. He was a plus two with one goal on two SOG in 12:56 of ice-time.
Ehlers is now playing on the second line instead of the first since his return from injury on February 22nd. He has struggled at times to get points and is a tough play going forward. He is still on the second power-play unit and should be considered in deeper leagues but his shallow league value has dried up. He is going to fall in drafts in 2019 draft season.