Big moments are where your best players need to show up. The Jets are down 1-0 against the Blues after falling in game one. The captain of the Jets, Blake Wheeler took some time to speak to the media about the mentality of the team going into game two. His wit was a perfect amount of sass and measured response:
“Who was the last team to 16-0 in the Playoffs?”
That’s exactly what you need from your captain and tonight was no different. Back in the first period, down 1-0 to the Blues Scheifele sets up Wheeler to tie the game. Huge moment answered:
Here’s a competitor, in a huge moment, still cracking jokes. That hilarity aside did you catch the little comment at the end there?
“I let ’em know I was gonna touch it for them tonight”