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Alex Smith admits he wasn't all that thrilled when he landed with the Janesville Jets a little more than two years ago.
After scoring his team’s only goal in Friday’s 2-1 loss to Janesville, Fairbanks forward Todd Burgess scored four points to lead the Ice Dogs to a 5-3 win over the Jets and earn a series split.
Alex Smith’s second goal of the season propelled the Janesville Jets to a 2-1 win over division-leading Fairbanks in an NAHL series opener Friday at the Janesville Ice Arena.
TheFairbanks Ice Dogs come to the Janesville Ice Arena for a two-game series beginning at 7 p.m. Friday night.
Janesville couldn't sustain its hot start after scoring three first-period goals against the Minnesota Wilderness on Sunday.
Goaltenders Blake Weyrick of Janesville and Chase Munroe of the Minnesota Wilderness each faced 30 shots Saturday night. Weyrick stopped one more than his counterpart to help the Jets beat the Wilderness 2-1 in the opener of a two-game NAHL series.
A two-goal deficit was too much for the Janesville Jets to overcome in La Crosse as they fell to in-state rival Coulee Region 3-2 on Saturday night.
The result is a Jets roster that looks very different from that of early December and optimism for a team that sits in third place in the Midwest Division just past the midway point of the season.
Dawson DiPietro had a goal and two assists for the Jets, while goalie Blake Weyrick stopped 21 of 22 shots.
Janesville won 4-3 at home Saturday night
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