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The Janesville Jets will be facing a must-win situation Friday.

Matt Koethe and Luke Ciolli scored in the third period to help Fairbanks pull away for a 4-1 victory over the Jets on Saturday, giving the Ice Dogs a decisive 2-0 lead in the best-of-five North American Hockey League first-round playoff series.

Game 3 is scheduled for Friday at the Janesville Ice Arena. Fairbanks, which won the Midwest Division’s regular-season champion, has won six straight games over Janesville.

Jordon Halverson scored at 3:32 in the second period to draw the Jets even, 1-1. John Stampohar answered about eight minutes later, and Fairbanks added two goals in the third period.

FAIRBANKS 4, JANESVILLE 1

Janesville 0 1 0—1

Fairbanks 1 1 2—4

First period

F—Trenton Woods, 5:42.

Second period

J—Jordon Halverson (Erik Palmqvist, Erik Bargholtz), 3:32. F—John Stampohar (Jax Murray, Dylan Abbott), 11:21.

Third period

F—Matt Koethe (Abbott, Murray), 0:49. F—Luke Ciolli (Koethe), 10:31.

Saves—Cole Brady (J) 23, Mattias Sholl (F) 22.

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