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Jets rally past Traverse City

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Gazette staff
October 22, 2011

The visiting Janesville Jets rallied for two goals in the third period Friday to defeat the Traverse City North Stars, 3-2, in North American Hockey League play.


Jordan Bancroft scored 19 seconds into the third period to knot the game, 2-2. John Olen sent the winning goal home at 10:06 with assists from Connor McBride and Pijus Rulevicius.


Adam Frank gave Janesville a 1-0 lead at 3:29 of the second period, but the North Stars answered with a pair of power-play goals to take a 2-1 lead.


Goalkeeper Tony Kujava made 19 saves for the Jets.


JANESVILLE 3, TRAVERSE CITY 2


Janesville 0 1 2—3


Traverse City 0 2 0—2


Second period


J—Adam Frank, 3:29. TC—Kyle Froese (Zack Dorer, Eric Rivard), pp, 15:55. TC—Zack Dorer (Alexander Taulien), pp, 18:27.


Third period


J—Jordan Bancroft (Connor McBride, Pijus Rulevicius), 0:19. J—John Olen (Jake Horton, Chris Cattivera) 10:06.


Saves—Tony Kujava (J), 19, Kyle Laslo (TC) 19.



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