Janesville, Wis. – A stellar performance between the pipes by Logan Halladay helped the Janesville Jets defeat the Coulee Region Chill, 5-1.
Evan Feno was all over the ice for Janesville, as he tallied two goals and one assist in the win. Feno scored the first of his two goals on the power play at 11:34 into the second period to make the score 3-1 Janesville. The Jets had gotten the advantage when Coulee Region's Brett Bukowski was sent off for instigator. Tyler Rehm assisted on the tally. Feno's next tally on the power play made the score 4-1 Janesville with 1:51 left in the second period. Kyle Patava picked up the assist.
The Chill's power play was ineffective against Janesville's penalty kill, which allowed zero goals while shorthanded.
The Jets' penalty kill was spotless, allowing no goals on eight Coulee Region power plays. Janesville surpassed its usual scoring output this season. The Jets have scored at the pace of 2.9 goals per game during the current campaign. The 32 shots that Janesville put on net surpassed the Jets' average of 25.8 shots per game this season. Janesville could not stay out of the penalty box, as the team accrued 20 minutes in penalties during the game.
Janesville also got points from Carson Vance, who also tallied one goal and one assist. Others who scored for Janesville included Jordan Himley and Grant Stueve, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Janesville were Robin Hoglund, who had two and Adam Winborg, Michael Louria, Brandon Schultz, and Drew Callin, who each chipped in one.
The Coulee Region penalty box was a popular destination as the team totaled nine minors and one major for 43 minutes in penalty time. The total exceeded the 20.0 minutes per game the Chill had been spending in the box. Coulee Region could not produce up to it normal offensive output. The Chill average 3.3 goals per game.
Coulee Region was led by James McGing, who scored the team's only goal. McGing scored 17:12 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Coulee Region. Ondrej Zehnal provided the assist.
The Jets' Halladay stopped 27 shots out of the 28 that he faced. Janesville registered two goals on six power play opportunities. Blake Cates made 27 saves for the Chill on 32 shots.