Chippewa Falls, WI – Steel are set face off against the Janesville Jets for the final time in the 2018-2019 season this weekend.
The Jets currently sit in 3rd place in the Midwest Division with 54 points on the year. They are just 6 points behind the 2nd place spot currently held by the Fairbanks Ice Dogs, which their competing to secure home ice advantage in the NAHL playoffs. Janesville is led by Forward Jack Vincent with 12 goals and Forward Matt Hanewall with 13 goals on the campaign.
Chippewa heads into the series with the Jets having come off a weekend sweep at the hands of the 1st place Minnesota Magicians. The Steel are lead by rookie players Camden Thiesing and Killian Kiecker-Olson who lead the team with 27 points each.
The Steel return to Chippewa Area Ice Arena next Friday, March 8th for $2 Beer Night presented by Leinenkugel’s. Fans can purchase their tickets by calling 715-861-2131 or visiting chippewasteelhockey.com.
The Chippewa Steel are members of the NAHL which is the oldest and largest junior hockey league of its kind in the United States and one of only two USA Hockey-certified leagues that operate under the non pay-to-play model. The NAHL is also one of the best at advancing players to NCAA and professional hockey. Notable Alumni of the NAHL include Ryan Suter (MIN), Patrick Kane (CHI) and Phil Kessel (PIT) All league games are viewable via HockeyTV. For more information, visit chippewasteelhockey.com.