Winnipeg Jets' Mark Scheifele (55) celebrates his game winning goal during overtime NHL action against the Tampa Bay Lightning, in Winnipeg, Manitoba on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) Mark Scheifele was in a joking mood after setting up the tying goal and scoring the winner for the Winnipeg Jets.
Scheifele scored at 4:18 of overtime and the Jets extended their winning streak to a season-best five games with a 5-4 victory over the league-leading Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday.
Scheifele was asked how he was feeling about his scoring touch of late, which includes a five-game point streak of five goals and nine assists. He also has three overtime goals this season, two in the past three games, and 21 goals and 46 points in 33 games.