Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 4/22/15
It’s a role that carries minimal significance in the grand scheme of things, but since the Winnipeg Jets have been reduced to being a spoiler, they have chosen to embrace the situation as they close out the regular season. In their first game since officially being eliminated from the playoffs, the Jets got a concerted effort throughout their entire lineup and found a way to earn a 4-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in a game that could prove to be costly to the Leafs' chase for an Eastern Conference playoff berth. “It’s a lousy job, you don’t want to ever play spoiler,” said Jets head coach Paul Maurice. “But that’s where we were and we gave our best effort.” It may be a lousy job but somebody has to do it. “That’s kind of our role here down the stretch,” said Jets winger Blake Wheeler, who had a pair of assists to give him a career-high 67 points in 79 games this season. “It isn’t the most fun thing. We had visions of having a lot more to play right now, but if that’s o
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