The Second period is set to begin at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg with the Habs still leading on Mike Cammalleri's goal at 3:05 of the first period.
The second period is now underway as the Habs push for a second.
Blake Wheeler is tripped on a breakaway early in the second period setting up a Winnipeg power play.
Dustin Byfuglien takes a penalty putting the Jets back on the power play
The teams are back to equal strength as Winnipeg still looks for their first regular season goal.
The Canadiens defence continues to stand the Jets up as Winnipeg struggles to create scoring chances
The Canadiens go to the power play with 8 minutes to go in the second period with Mullen missing a golden scoring opportunity
Tomas Plekanec scores a shorthanded goal to give Montreal a 2-0 lead late in the second period
The Jets power play has struggled and gone 0-for-5 so far - Plekanec's goal was a crushing opening day blow for Winnipeg
Correction Plekanec's goal was not officially a shorthanded goal as Scott Gomez had left the penalty box when the puck entered the net
As time winds down in the second period the Jets still try to figure out a way to break the ice - taking long distance shots on Carey Price
Canadiens goaltender Price has turned back 14 shots compared to the Jets' Pavelec has stopped 13
Price comes up with another big save on Brett MacLean to keep the clean sheet in the final two minutes of the period
In the final minute Kane misses just wide with a hard shot which appeared to have beaten price on his blocker side
The Second Period comes to an end with the Jets holding a 17-16 edge in shots but trail the Habs by a score of 2-0.
With the third period still to be played, 83 per cent of Globe readers are now projecting a Winnipeg Jets loss. You can vote in our poll by simply clicking on Jets or Canandiens at the top of the page.
@JFJrs Legacy The Globe actually sent Paul Waldie, formerly of Report on Business, to Winnipeg to serve as the paper's Winnipeg correspondent starting Oct. 3.
Paul actually grew up in Winnipeg and also covered the Pheonix Coyotes bankruptcy and the attempt to move the team to Hamilton.
The third period is now underway - will the jets go scoreless?
Jets score their first goal at the MTS with Nik Antropov scoring early in the third period
Antropov gets the Jets on the board - from Stewart and Burmistrov at 2:27 - Game on!
The Jets appear re-energized as they press for the equalizer and the MTS centre erupts into chants of "Go Jets Go"
Pavelec stops Mullin as the Habs try to add some insurance
The Jets Blake Wheeler drills Weber at centre ice and melee breaks out at centre ice. P.K. Subban and Mark Stuart head to the penalty box.
With Stuart and Subban in the box the teams will play four-on-four for two minutes with 16 minutes remaining in the third period
Dustin Byfuglien picks up an interference penalty on Brian Gionta putting the Habs back on the power play with 15:31 remaining
Habs Score - Weber's blast from the faceoff circle give Montreal a 3-1 lead
Controversy erupts over the goal and a questionable penalty call on Byfuglien