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Hitmen hand Janesville Jets first loss

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Gazette staff
October 10, 2011
— The visiting Janesville Jets suffered their first loss of the season Sunday, 5-4, in a shootout against the Chicago Hitmen in North American Hockey League play.

The loss dropped Janesville to 8-1.


The Hitmen scored three times in the second period to take a 4-2 lead. The Jets bounced back with a goal from Pijus Rulevicius at 5 minutes, 13 seconds of the third period and Lawrence Childs at 18:22 to tie the game.


Chicago defeated Janesville, 3-2, in the shootout.


On Saturday night, the Jets defeated the Hitmen, 3-2. William Preston scored with 9:19 remaining to lift Janesville to the victory.


It was incorrectly reported that Janesville played Chicago to a 2-2 tie Saturday.


CHICAGO 5, JANESVILLE 4 (SO)

Janesville 1 1 2 0 0ó4


Chicago 1 3 0 0 1ó5


First Period


JóConor Doran (Adam Frank), :21. CóBrandon Flood (Zach Schroetenboer, Alex Murphy), pp, 18:37.


Second Period


JóPijus Rulevicius (Jordan Bancroft), 1:31. CóJace Childs (Mike Fazio, Mason Miller), pp, 6:24. CóFlood (Schroetenboer, David Gandara), 8:07. CóZach Mudge (Anthony Annunziato, Vince Lacek), 14:26.


Third Period


JóRulevicius (Garrett Cecere, Connor McBride), 5:13. JóLawrence Childs, 18:22.


Overtime


(no scoring)


Shootout
Chicago 3, Janesville 2

JóMcBride no, Rulevicius yes, Zach Adams no, Bancroft yes, John Olen no.


CóBrent Formosa yes, Zach Schroetenboer no, Gandara yes, Alex Murphy no, Flood yes.


SavesóTony Kujava (J) 31. Nick Kohn (C) 30.




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