Jets win playoff opener
Frank Sullivan got the NAHL playoffs off to a good start for the Janesville Jets on Friday night.
Sullivan's unassisted goal at 17:05 of the third period lifted Janesville to a 3-2 win over Coulee Region at the Janesville Ice Arena.
Janesville trailed 2-1 in the first period but scored the last two goals to win the first game of the five-game series.
Blake Wareham tied the game at 2-2 on an assist from Cullen Munson at 4:45 of the second.
Janesville outshot Coulee Region 30-15 and got 13 saves from Jacob Barczewski.
Game two of the playoff series is tonight at the Ice Arena.
JANESVILLE 3, COULEE REGION 2
Coulee Region 2 0 0—2
Janesville 1 1 1—3
J—Blake Wareham, :14. CR—Caleb Schroer, pp, 10:38. CR—Steven Quagliata (Joey Sofo), pp, 15:18.
J—Blake Wareham (Cullen Munson), 4:45.
J—Frank Sullivan, 17:05.
Saves— Brad Arvanitis (CR) 27, Jacob Barczewski (J) 13.