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Jets fall in shootout

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Gazette Staff
November 23, 2009
— The Janesville Jets battled back from a 2-0 deficit but could not turn the corner on the Motor City Metal Jackets and lost 3-2 in a shootout in North American Hockey League play Saturday at the Janesville Ice Skating Center.

Motor City (9-8-4) led a 2-0 after the first period.


The Jets’ Derek Jacobson scored on the power play at 7 minutes, 16 seconds of the second period and Ethan Nauman tied it 2-2 on a goal at 11:38 of the third period.


Janesville (11-11) had two shots turned away in the overtime. Rui Encarnarcao scored the only goal in the shootout for the Jets.


The Jets travel to Wyandotte, Mich. to open a three-game series against Motor City on Thursday, Dec. 3.


MOTOR CITY 3, JANESVILLE 2 (SO)


Motor City 2 0 0 0 3—3


Janesville 0 1 1 0 1—2


First Period


MC—Anthony Orange (Steve Brancheau), 10:25; MC—R.J. Kleiman (powerplay) (Mike Monfredo, Cody Wydo), 16:04.


Second Period


J—Derek Jacobson (power play) (Ethan Nauman, Larkin Jacobson), 7:16.


Third Period


J—Ethan Nauman (Pat Dalbec), 11:38.


SO—Motor City 3, Janesville 1


Saves—Jason Torf (MC), 28. Matt Wichorek (J), 23.


Penalties—MC 10 minutes on 5 infraction(s). J 12 minutes on 6 infraction(s).


Attendance—722.




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