Jets fly over Bruins in OT win

Published 11:37 pm Friday, October 6, 2017

Despite having two leads, the Austin Bruins were not able to finish off the win Friday night, losing to the Janesville Jets 3-2 in overtime at Riverside Arena.

The Bruins Matt Eller flings the puck over to a teammate during the second period against Janesville Friday night at Riverside Arena. Eric Johnson/

The Bruins’ Erik Palmqvisk scored at the 2:16 mark over overtime to give the Jets the win.

Austin took an early lead in the first period when Travis Kothenbeutel gave the Bruins a 1-0 lead at just 1:28 in.

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Janesville’s Kip Hoffmann knotted the score in the second period before Austin reclaimed the lead in the third period on Dante Zapata’s power play goal at 9:31.

But the Jets came right back, tying the score at two towards the end of the third coming off the stick of Regan Cavanagh.

The Bruins’ Reggie Millette fires a shot in the second period against Janesville Friday night at Riverslde Arena. Eric Johnson/

Janesville 0 1 1 1 — 3

Austin 1 0 1 0 — 2


First period

(A) — Travis Kothenbeutel (Evan Cholak), 1:28

Second period

(J) — Kip Hoffmann (Erik Palmqvisk, Philip Bjorkman), 3:46

Third period

(A) — Dante Zapata (Valdemar Ahlberg, Matt Eller) PP, 9:31

(J) — Regan Cavanagh (Matthew Doyle), 16:37


(J) — Palmqvisk (Brenden MacLaren, Cater Ekberg), 2:16

Shots: Janesville — 28, Austin — 33

Powerplays: Janesville 1-4, Austin 1-5