Janesville finishes sweep of Port Huron
JANESVILLE—The Janesville Jets kept their playoff hopes alive Saturday night.
Jesse Junttila got the game-winner with a shootout goal to lift the Jets to a 4-3 win over Port Huron.
Janesville trailed 3-1 in the second period but tied the game on goals from Grant Frederic and Rob Marsanico.
Brock Kautz earned the win in net, stopping 31 of 34 shots, including nine straight in the shootout.
Janesville has a home-and-home series with Coulee Region next Friday and Saturday. The Jets host Coulee Region on Friday at the Janesville Ice Arena.
JANESVILLE 4, PORT HURON 3 (SO)
Port Huron 2 1 0 0 0—3
Janesville 0 3 0 0 1—4
PH—Vito Aluia (Bryan Yim, Logan Lambdin), pp, 3:53. PH—Matt Seidel (Yim, Jonathan Kopacka), 7:15.
J—Tyler Rehm (Adam Winborg, Alex Smith), pp, 8:06. PH—Austin Romzek (Bryce VanHorn, Lucas Linville), 9:25. J—Grant Frederic (Rob Marsanico, Zach Avolio), 14:26. J—Rob Marsanico (Avolio), 17:29.
Saves—Alex Blankenburg (PH) 26, Brock Kautz (J) 31.
Last updated: 11:42 pm Saturday, February 8, 2014