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Junior hockey: Jets pull away from Wilderness in NAHL action from Janesville

Newton and Lasak help fuel Jets to victory.

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Robby Newton and Jan Lasak each had a goal and an assist to lead the Janesville Jets to a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Wilderness in a North American Hockey League game Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, at Janesville Ice Arena in Janesville, Wisconsin.
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Robby Newton and Jan Lasak each had a goal and an assist to lead the Janesville Jets to a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Wilderness in a North American Hockey League game Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, at Janesville Ice Arena in Janesville, Wisconsin.

Ethan Begg opened the scoring at 7:11 in the first period, on assists from Newton and Lasak, before the Wilderness’ Gunnar Thoreson knotted it up 1-1 at 13:44 in the period on assists from Matthew McQuade and William Persson.

The Jets took control with three unanswered goals as Newton and Arsenii Smekhnov scored in the second period and Lasak scored just 1:28 into the third.

Thoreson got his second goal of the game at 13:10 in the third to pull the Wilderness to within two goals but then Cy LeClerc scored an empty netter at 18:03 to ice it.

Sam Livecchi had 36 saves to lead the Wilderness while Owen Millward had 30 for the Jets.

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The same teams rematch at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, in Janesville.

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