Steel Suffer 2nd Loss in Weekend Series

The Steel wrapped up their weekend series against the Janesville Jets. After 3 periods of strong play, the Steel fell 5-1 in tonight’s game.

After a scoreless 1st period, the Steel’s Camden Thiesing put a goal on the board right away in the 2ndperiod. The Jets came back with 2 goals from Phillip Bjorkman and Erik Palmqvist.

Janesville had 3 goals for the 3rd period. The first of those goals came from Erik Palmqvist, then Erik Bargholtz reached one in the net, and to end the night, Austin Koss scored at 19:12 for the Jets.

Between the pipes tonight for the Steel was Owen Zdunski with 26 out of 31 saves. Garrett Nieto had 26 out of 27 saves for the Jets.

The Steel are back on home ice October 19 for $2 beer night presented by Miller Lite. Puck drop is at 7:10 p.m, fans can get their tickets at chippewasteelhockey.comor by calling the ticket office at 715-861-2131.


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