Steel Fall to Jets in Overtime
Steel fall to the Janesville Jets 2-1 in overtime.
The Jets were the first to find the back of the net on Friday night as Erik Bargholtz got the goal unassisted. Early in the 2nd period Killian Kiecker-Olson tied up the contest with a goal of his own assisted by Camden Thiesing and Spencer Oyler.
A scoreless 3rd period sent the game into five minute overtime peiod. After a Chippewa turnover the Jets netted the game winning goal on a breakaway from Matt Hanewall to win the game 2-1.
In goal tonight for the Steel was Josh Langford with 37 saves and Garrett Nieto for the Jets recored 26 saves.
The Steel are back in action tomorrow night at 7:10 for Pepsi Family Four Pack Night and Glove Giveaway presented by CCF Bank. Fans can get their tickets at the door or online at 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.