Arsenii Smekhnov joined the Jets earlier this month after a trade with the USHL's Fargo Force. The Russian forward has four points in his first four games and figures to play a big role for Janesville the rest of this season.

The Janesville Jets completed a two-game series sweep of the Springfield Junior Blues on Saturday with a 5-4 shootout victory in NAHL action at the Janesville Ice Arena.

Kevin Olson of Evansville announced his retirement after 50 years driving in one of the toughest and most dangerous forms of racing--The USAC National Midget Series. On the other end of the age scale, 17-year-old Rhett Barkau drove to a national championship in the ultra-competitive Sports Car Club of America’s national series.

The Janesville Jets picked up their first home win of the season Friday night with a 4-3 overtime victory over the Minnesota Magicians.