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Jets roll past Port Huron

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Gazette staff
February 25, 2012
— Eric Carlson and John Olen each scored two goals, and goalie Tony Kujava stopped every shot he faced, as the Janesville Jets shut out visiting Port Huron, 4-0, in a NAHL game at the Janesville Ice Arena on Friday night.

Kujava stopped 29 shots as Janesville (34-12-3) increased its Midwest Division lead over idle St. Louis to five points.


Olen scored both of his goals in the second period to give the Jets a 3-0 lead. Carlson opened the scoring in the first period and added his second in the fourth.


Connor McBride and Garrett Cecere each had two assists.


A crowd of 994 attended the game, which featured a matchup of two Janesville brothers—Conor Lemirande of the Jets and Logan Lemirande of the Fighting Falcons.


Their father, Jeff, and mother, Shelley Lemirande, along with their stepmother, Anne Lemirande, participated in the pregame ceremonial puck drop.


Conor had an assist on Olen’s second goal.


The teams finish their series with a 7 p.m. game today.


JANESVILLE 4, PORT HURON 0


Port Huron 0 0 0—0


Janesville 1 2 1—4


First Period


J—Eric Carlson (Pijus Rulevicius, Connor McBride), 9:31.


Second Period


J—John Olen (McBride, Garrett Cecere), 7:24 (pp); J—Olen (Conor Lemirande, Lawrence Childs), 13:44.


Third Period


J—Carlson (Cecere, Pijus Rulevicius), 10:59 (pp).


Saves—Max Milosek (PH) 36, Tony Kujava (J) 29.


Attendance—994.



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