Jr. Blues ground Jets 3-1

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Gazette staff
Friday, November 10, 2017

The Janesville Jets had few answers for Evan Fear on Friday night.

The Springfield goalie stopped 21 of 22 shots to lead the Junior Blues to a 3-1 NAHL Midwest Division win at the Janesville Ice Arena.

Janesville, which remained in first place in the division despite the loss, trailed 1-0 in the first period before Kip Hoffmann tied the game at 15:50 on a power-play goal.

Springfield took the lead for good at 7:40 of the second on Jeff Skinner's power-play goal. Fletcher Fineman's goal early in the third period concluded the scoring.

Daniel Lebedeff made 20 saves for the Jets.

The teams conclude the two-game series at 7 p.m. today.


Springfield 1 1 1--3

Janesville 1 0 0--1

First Period

S--Aiden Beck (Cole Lawrence, Fletcher Fineman), 3:51. J--Kip Hoffmann (Jakov Novak), 15:50.

Second Period

S--Jeff Skinner (Beck, Max Osborne), pp, 7:40.

Third Period

S--Fineman, 1:17.

Saves--Evan Fear (S) 21, Daniel Lebedeff (J) 20.

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