It was a rough start to the NAHL's Showcase Classic for the Janesville Jets.
Mareks Mitens stopped all 29 shots he faced to lead the Aston Rebels to a 4-0 win Wednesday on the first day of the four-day...
The Jets scored three special teams goals Saturday night to beat the Minnesota Wilderness 4-1 and complete a two-game sweep at the Janesville Ice Arena.
Five players scored two points, and the Jets held off the Minnesota Wilderness in the third period for a 5-4 win in North American Hockey League play.
Janesville hosts the Minnesota Wilderness on Friday and Saturday night before heading to the NAHL's Showcase tournament
Twenty times last season, Janesville residents could have seen a third-round NHL draft pick right in their own back yard. They just didn't know it yet.
Smith, a three-year NAHL player, matured during his time in Janesville and demanded the most out of his teammates, particularly in this, his final season with the Jets, who finished second in the Midwest Division.
This week on the show: Eric and John discuss how the area high school baseball and softball leagues are panning out, while mixing in some Brewers and Jets.
Forward Adam Winborg and goalie Jack LaFontaine were each named to the all-Midwest Division team.
Janesville took the lead 5 minutes, 38 seconds into Game 3 of its NAHL playoff series against the Minnesota Wilderness on Friday but failed to score for nearly an hour and a half of game time as the Wilderness tied the score in the second period and won in the second overtime to take a 2-1 series advantage after a 2-1 victory.
Ryan Bloom scored two goals, including the game-winner in overtime, to send the Minnesota Wilderness to a 3-2 victory over Janesville to end the Jets’ season Saturday night.