Jets and Norsemen win big on Thursday
Chippewa 0 @ Janesville 7 – Jets goalie Owen Millward stopped all 25 shots that came his way for his first NAHL shutout as Janesville shutout the Steel on Thursday, 7-0. Charlie Schoen had two goals and Carter Hottmann had a goal and two assists in the win, which was the Jets fourth in a row. The Jets led 1-0 after one period as Schoen opened the scoring with his 17th goal of the season. Janesville put the game out of reach with five more goals in the 2nd period in a 13-minute span, which included another goal from Schoen and others from Hottmann, Jaxson Ezman, Robby Newton, and Justin Engelkes. Tommy Middleton scored on the power play in the 3rd period to round out the scoring. Steel goalie Grant Boldt took the loss, making 10 saves on 16 shots, while Berk Berkeliev made seven saves on eight shots in a relief appearance.
MN Magicians 1 @ St. Cloud 5 - Brett Chorske’s four-point night and a red-hot power-play propelled the St. Cloud Norsemen past the Minnesota Magicians 5-1 on Thursday night. In the 1st period, St. Cloud got on the board just 3:05 into the game as Brett Chorske scored his 11th of the season. Later in the frame, the Norsemen needed only a few seconds of power-play time to add to their lead with Jack Reimann’s goal. St. Cloud added to its advantage with Jack Suchy’s seventh of the season before Chorske would add a fourth goal, his second of the game, to put the Norsemen up 4-0. Late in the period, the Magicians would get on the board as Simon Falk found the back of the net. Early in the third, Ryan O’Neill scored for the Norsemen, a power play tally, to secure the 5-1 victory. Norsemen goalie Josh Langford got the win, stopping 30 of 31 shots, while Darius Bell took the loss with 19 saves on 23 shots before being lifted for Marino Ramirez who allowed one goal on 10 shots.