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Stempniak leads Jets past Canucks 5-4; Byfuglien sits out 1st game of suspension

  • Winnipeg Jets' Blake Wheeler (26), Drew Stafford (12) and Mark Scheifele (55) celebrate Scheifele's goal against the Vancouver Canucks during the second period of an NHL game in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Saturday, April 4, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)

    Winnipeg Jets' Blake Wheeler (26), Drew Stafford (12) and Mark Scheifele (55) celebrate Scheifele's goal against the Vancouver Canucks during the second period of an NHL game in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Saturday, April 4, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)  (The Associated Press)

  • Vancouver Canucks' goaltender Eddie Lack (31) keeps his eye on the rebound as Winnipeg Jets' Adam Lowry (17) and Canucks' Christopher Tanev (8) look on during second period NHL action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on Saturday, April 4, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)

    Vancouver Canucks' goaltender Eddie Lack (31) keeps his eye on the rebound as Winnipeg Jets' Adam Lowry (17) and Canucks' Christopher Tanev (8) look on during second period NHL action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on Saturday, April 4, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)  (The Associated Press)

  • Winnipeg Jets' Michael Frolik (67) celebrates his goal against Vancouver Canucks' goaltender Eddie Lack (31) as Canucks' Alexander Edler (23), Christopher Tanev (8), Daniel Sedin (22) and Jannik Hansen (36) look on during the first period of an NHL game in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Saturday, April 4, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)

    Winnipeg Jets' Michael Frolik (67) celebrates his goal against Vancouver Canucks' goaltender Eddie Lack (31) as Canucks' Alexander Edler (23), Christopher Tanev (8), Daniel Sedin (22) and Jannik Hansen (36) look on during the first period of an NHL game in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Saturday, April 4, 2015. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)  (The Associated Press)

Lee Stempniak scored twice and Mathieu Perrealt had three assists and the Winnipeg Jets defeated the Vancouver Canucks 5-4 on Saturday.

Jim Slater, Michael Frolik and Mark Scheifele also scored for Winnipeg, which ended a four-game homestand going 2-2.

Alexandre Burrows had a pair of goals for Vancouver, Daniel Sedin added a goal and two assists and Henrik Sedin had a goal and an assist.

Ondrej Pavelec made 26 saves for the Jets, and Eddie Lack stopped 31 of 36 shots he faced for the Canucks.