Weekend Preview: Jets @ Steel; Wilderness @ Jets (G50, G51 & G52)

By Mason Lyttle (@MasonLyttle) | March 5, 2020 | 12:18pm JANESVILLE, WI — After a big sweep of the Springfield Jr. Blues, the Jets open a three-game, two-opponent long weekend. Currently behind the Minnesota Magicians in the hunt for the Midwest Division’s fourth and final playoff spot, the Jets need to bank as many points as […]

Weekend Preview: Jr. Blues @ Jets (G48 & G49)

By Mason Lyttle (@MasonLyttle) | February 28, 2020 | 9:49am JANESVILLE, WI — Six more weekends and 13 games to play are all that’s left of the 2019-20 Jets’ regular season, but it’s already playoff time to head coach Corey Leivermann. His group is tied with the fifth-place Minnesota Magicians at 43 points, though the Jets […]

Weekend Preview: Jets @ Steel; Steel @Jets (G46 & G47)

By Mason Lyttle (@MasonLyttle) | February 21, 2020 | 11:53am JANESVILLE, WI — Points are crucial now for the Jets, holders of the Midwest Division’s fourth and final playoff spot, begin a home-and-home series with the Chippewa Steel tonight in Chippewa Falls. Before this week’s Top Prospects Tournament in Attleboro, Massachusetts, the Steel edged out the […]

Weekend Preview: Steel @ Jets (G45)

By Mason Lyttle (@MasonLyttle) | February 15, 2020 | 1:23pm JANESVILLE, WI — The Battle of Wisconsin renews again tonight as the Chippewa Steel visit the Janesville Jets in the seventh of 12 meetings between the in-state rivals. The stingy, hard-working Steel are 6-0 versus the Jets this season, but the teams haven’t met in more […]

Weekend Preview: Brown Bears @ Jets (G42, G43, & G44)

By Mason Lyttle (@MasonLyttle) | February 6, 2020 | 12:39pm JANESVILLE, WI — Just a little under seven weeks ago, the Jets were preparing for a Saturday night rubber match against the Kenai River Brown Bears, who had just handed Janesville a 3-1 loss the night before. The Friday win saw the Brown Bears extend their […]

Weekend Preview: Jr. Blues @ Jets (G40 & G41)

By Mason Lyttle (@MasonLyttle) | January 31, 2020 | 12:39pm JANESVILLE, WI — The first of six straight home games begins tonight for the Jets. The team is brimming with confidence following a week that saw: Jackson Sabo become the 10th player on this roster to earn his Division I commitment A road sweep of the […]

Weekend Preview: Jets @ Wilderness (G38 & G39)

By Mason Lyttle (@MasonLyttle) | January 25, 2020 | 9:10am JANESVILLE, WI — A rare series begins tonight for the Jets. An out-of-division, Saturday-Sunday series with the Minnesota Wilderness starts at 7:00pm in Cloquet, a town just outside of Duluth. The opportunity to see some new competition is welcome to head coach Corey Leivermann. “Besides the […]

Weekend Preview: Jets @ Magicians (G36 & G37)

By Mason Lyttle (@MasonLyttle) | January 17, 2020 | 2:28pm JANESVILLE, WI — A total of 18 Division I committed players hit the ice in Richfield, Minnesota, this weekend when the Jets take on the Minnesota Magicians. While neither team is where they’d like to be in the standings, both the quality and the quantity of […]

Weekend Preview: Brown Bears @ Jets (G32 & G33)

By Mason Lyttle (@MasonLyttle) | December 20, 2019 | 1:25pm JANESVILLE, WI — In a hockey world that so often considers “years” the same as “seasons,” the end of the Gregorian calendar means relatively little. But reflecting on the Jets’ 2019 leaves little doubt: this has been one of the most noteworthy years in franchise history, […]

Weekend Preview: Ice Dogs @ Jets (G29 G30 G31)

By Mason Lyttle (@MasonLyttle) | December 12, 2019 | 1:48pm JANESVILLE, WI — A season-high nine-game road trip finally wrapped up for the Jets last week, but not nearly in the fashion they were hoping for. An 8-1 loss to the Kenai River Brown Bears finalized the team’s record at 3-6 on the trip that began […]