ST. PAUL, Minn. — Mark Scheifele scored two goals Tuesday night as the Winnipeg Jets took a commanding 3-1 series lead over the Minnesota Wild with a 2-0 win.

Scheifele scored with 28 seconds left in the first period and added an empty-net goal with 11 seconds left in the third period.

Connor Hellebuyck made 30 saves for the shutout.

The Jets can advance to the Western Conference semifinals with a win at home Friday night.

FLAMES: Calgary fired Coach Glen Gulutzan after two years with the club. Assistant coaches Dave Cameron and Paul Jerrard were also relieved of their duties.

Gulutzan led the Flames to the playoffs in his first season, eventually being swept by the Anaheim Ducks. But the club missed the postseason in 2017-18 after posting a 37-35-10 record.

Calgary held the Western Conference’s final wild-card spot on Feb. 25, but finished 12th overall after finishing the season with just two wins over its final 11 regular-season games.

RANGERS: Longtime anthem singer John Amirante has died. He was 83.

His wife, Annie, told the Rangers he died of natural causes Tuesday in New York after about a week in the hospital.

WILD: Left wing Zach Parise suffered a broken sternum in the last game that will keep him out for at least the remainder of the series and likely longer if they advance.

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