Playoff chances fading for Janesville Jets

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Gazette staff
Saturday, January 25, 2014

The postseason hopes continue to fade for the Janesville Jets.

Scott Cuthrell and Nick Belger had two goals each Saturday night to lead the Soo Eagles to a 4-1 win over the Jets in a pivotal NAHL North Division game.

Janesville (16-19-2) is now seven points behind Springfield for the sixth and final playoff spot.

The Jets’ Adam Winborg tied the game at 1-1 with a goal at 10:22 of the second period, but Cuthrell got his second goal of the game to give the Eagles the lead for good at 12:49 of the second.

Brock Kautz suffered the loss in goal despite 35 saves.

Game two of the three-game series is today.

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