Bruins’ rally falls short in Janesville

Published 9:31 pm Friday, March 30, 2018

The Austin Bruins put on a flurry of shots in the third period, but they lost to the Janesville Jets (37-11-6-3 overalL) 4-3 on the road Friday night.

Austin (29-19-4-4 overall) out-shot the Jets 18-9 in the third, but they couldn’t score the tying goal. Alex Mella pulled the Bruins to within 4-3 when he scored with with 10:29 left in the third.

Alex Schilling had 21 saves in the loss for Austin.

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Austin 0 2 1    3

Janesville 0 2 2    4

First period

No scoring

Second period

(J) Kip Hoffman (Luke LaMaster) 9:08

(A) Evan Cholak (Travis Kothenbeutel) (power play) 13:04

(J) Simon Sagissor (Tanner Polglaze) 15:19

(A) Ian Mageau (Dan Petrick) 16:56

Third period

(J) Benji Eckerle (Sam Renlund) 3:33

(J) Sagissor (Polglaze) (short handed) 8:08

(A) Alex Mella (Kothenbeutel, Petrick) (power play) 9:31

Shots: Austin — 32; Janesville — 32

Power plays: Austin — 2-for-3; Janesville — 0-for-1