Rulevicius, Janesville Jets skate past Chill
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
JóJohn Olen (Jake Horton, Ben Hughes), 5:10 (pp).
JóConnor McBride (Eric Carlson, Pijus Rulevicius), 5:15; JóRulevicius (William Preston), 7:34 (pp); CRóCory Lushanko (Ross Luedtke), 19:47.
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.