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Rulevicius, Janesville Jets skate past Chill

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Gazette Staff
March 9, 2012
— Pijus Rulevicius scored a goal and had two assists to lead Janesville to a 6-2 victory over Coulee Region in a North American Hockey League contest Thursday night at the Janesville Ice Arena.

The victory moved the Jets to within a point of first-place St. Louis. The Bandits were idle Thursday.


The Jets outshot the Chill, 35-17.


John Olen scored twice for the Jets. His power-play goal put Janesville ahead, 1-0, in the first period. He opened the third period with an unassisted goal that put Janesville in command at 4-1.


Brock Kautz recorded 15 saves in net for the Jets, and held the Chill to a 1-for-5 night on the power play.


Eric Carlson added a goal and assist.


The teams conclude their two-game series with a 7 p.m. game today.


JANESVILLE 6, COULEE REGION 2

Coulee Region 0 1 1ó2


Janesville 1 2 3ó6


First Period


JóJohn Olen (Jake Horton, Ben Hughes), 5:10 (pp).


Second Period


JóConnor McBride (Eric Carlson, Pijus Rulevicius), 5:15; JóRulevicius (William Preston), 7:34 (pp); CRóCory Lushanko (Ross Luedtke), 19:47.


Third Period


JóOlen (unassisted), 3:42; JóCarlson (Rulevicius, Preston), 4:15; CRóLushanko (Adam Thomas, Eric Drapluk) (pp), 7:42; JóAdam Frank (Hughes), 19:45.


SavesóAaron Davis (CR) 29, Brock Kautz (J) 15.


Attendance: 508.



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