Crazy Scene as Wild Head Coach Tries to Fight Jets Head Coach

Published April 12, 2023 at 8:10
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High Stakes Matchup: Jets vs Wild

Last night's game between the Winnipeg Jets and Minnesota Wild had significant playoff implications. As tensions ran high, the matchup was predictably intense.

Playoff Implications for the Jets

The Winnipeg Jets desperately needed a win to secure their spot in the last available position in the western conference. Failure to achieve victory would result in a tight race with the Nashville Predators. Despite the pressure, the Jets delivered a solid performance, earning a 3-1 win with the help of Connor Helleybuck's impressive .971 save percentage.

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Controversial Coaching Clash

However, the game was not without its share of controversy. A confrontation between Wild head coach Dean Evason and Jets head coach Rick Bowness caught the attention of many.

Evason's decision to deploy Ryan Reaves with less than a minute remaining in the game, seemingly with the intention of instigating a fight, angered Bowness. In response, Bowness shouted, "That's f*king bullshit!" at Evason, who then gestured as if inviting Bowness to fight him.

Potential Playoff Showdown

If these two teams face each other in the playoffs, fans can certainly expect a thrilling and heated series!

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