Connor Hellebuyck bounced back in a big way, just as the Winnipeg Jets were expecting.
The 24-year-old goalie turned aside every shot Minnesota could muster, shoving the Wild to the brink of elimination.
Mark Scheifele scored both goals for Winnipeg and Hellebuyck made 30 saves for his seventh shutout this season, as the Jets beat the Wild 2-0 on Tuesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the first-round playoff series.
"You knew, five to 10 minutes into that game, he was right and feeling good," Jets coach Paul Maurice said.
Scheifele scored with 28 seconds left in the first period, spoiling a fine performance on the other end by Wild goalie Devan...