Three Jets scored their first goals of the season, defenseman Jacob Trouba had three assists and Winnipeg beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-3 on Saturday.

Tyler Myers, Josh Morrissey and Mathieu Perreault each found the net for the first time. Adam Lowry scored his fourth of the season and Blake Wheeler added an empty-netter. Morrissey and Myers had an assist each and Kyle Connor had two helpers.

Backup goalie Laurent Brossoit stopped 40 shots for his second victory in two starts as the Jets improved to 3-0-1 on their six-game homestand.

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Laurent Brossoit (30) saves a breakaway-attempt by Arizona Coyotes’ Michael Grabner (40) during first-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Clayton Keller scored twice and Christian Fischer had a goal for Arizona. Oliver Ekman-Larsson had three assists.

Antti Raanta made 27 saves for the Coyotes, who haven’t won in Winnipeg since the Jets moved from Atlanta to Manitoba in 2011.

Arizona Coyotes’ Christian Fischer (36) scores against Winnipeg Jets goaltender Laurent Brossoit (30) as Jets’ Joe Morrow (70) defends during first-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

The game was tied 1-1 after the first period and Winnipeg led 3-1 after two.

The Coyotes were outshooting the Jets 13-2 in the first period with nothing to show for it until Fischer took a pass from Ekman-Larsson and moved the puck around the front of Brossoit before flipping it into the net with 4:23 remaining.

Arizona Coyotes goaltender Antti Raanta (32) saves a deflection by Winnipeg Jets’ Brandon Tanev (13) during first-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

The Jets went almost 14 minutes between their second and third shots, but made a late one count when Morrissey fired the puck from the point. It hit Lowry’s blade and went in with 44 seconds left in the period.

Arizona had a 16-6 shot advantage in the opening period and went 0 for 2 on the power play.

Winnipeg Jets goaltender Laurent Brossoit (30) saves a shot from Arizona Coyotes’ Derek Stepan (21) as Jets’ Tyler Myers (57) defends during first-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Winnipeg got its first power play of the game midway through the second and Raanta stopped all six shots.

After making a couple more big saves, Raanta couldn’t stop Myers’ high shot that made it 2-1 with 5:23 left in the second. Myers had time to move to the net after Trouba drew two Coyotes toward himself.

Arizona Coyotes’ Oliver Ekman-Larsson (23), Christian Fischer (36) and Brendan Perlini (11) celebrate Fischer’s goal against Winnipeg Jets goaltender Laurent Brossoit (30) as Jets’ Tyler Myers (57) looks on during first-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

On Winnipeg’s second power play, Mark Scheifele sent Morrissey a pass to the high slot and he bent down low and fired the puck in for the 3-1 lead.

The Jets have at least one power-play goal in four straight games.

Winnipeg Jets’ Tyler Myers (57) scores against Arizona Coyotes goaltender Antti Raanta (32) during second-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Arizona’s shot advantage was down to 27-22 after two.

Keller made it 3-2 at 3:50 of the third, but Winnipeg responded with Perreault’s goal less than two minutes later. A coach’s challenge for goaltender interference on Perreault’s marker was unsuccessful.

Winnipeg Jets’ Josh Morrissey (44) celebrates after his shot beat Arizona Coyotes goaltender Antti Raanta (32) during second-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Keller netted his second of the game with a shot under the crossbar on Brossoit’s stick side for a 4-3 score at 11:53.

Arizona had a power play with just over five minutes remaining when Wheeler was penalized for slashing, but Brossoit snapped out his glove to stop a shot by Keller. Wheeler then scored with 42 seconds left.

Winnipeg Jets’ Jack Roslovic (28), Mathieu Perreault (85) and Josh Morrissey (44) celebrate Perreault’s winning goal against the Arizona Coyotes during third-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

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Coyotes: Finish their four-game trip Tuesday against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Arizona Coyotes goaltender Antti Raanta (32) looks back as Winnipeg Jets’ Josh Morrissey’s (not shown) shot beats him during second-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)

Jets: Continue their homestand Monday against St. Louis.

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Source: The Associated Press

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