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Streaking Janesville Jets hold Midwest Division lead

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Gazette staff
January 3, 2012
— The Janesville Jets sweep the Chicago Hitmen, 3-1 and 4-2 last weekend to hold a one-point lead over the St. Louis Bandits in the Midwest Division of the North American Hockey League.

The Jets are 24-6-3 with 51 points. The Bandits are 24-6-2 and 50 points. Janesville is on a six-game winning streak, while winning 14 of its last 19 games.


The Jets host the Hitmen at 7 p.m. both this Friday and Saturday.


Meanwhile, goaltender Tony Kujava became the Jetsí all-time wins leader with 28 to surpass Janesvilleís David Jacobsonís 26 wins.


Connor McBride tied former Jet Ross Mauermann of Janesville for the most goals in Jetsí history with 40. Jordan Bancroft is the Jetsí season leader with 31 points (14 goals, 17 assists).


Since his trade from the Amarillo Bulls, forward Darren McCormick has 13 points (4 goals, 9 assists) along with a plus 9 rating in just his first five Jets games. In last Saturday nightís 4-2 victory, Darren had two goals and an assist, along with a plus 4 rating.



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