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Hoglund Commits to Minnesota
The Janesville Jets, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased to announce that forward Robin Hoglund has made a commitment to play NCAA Division I hockey for University of Minnesota of the Big Ten Conference
Hoglund ( 6’03/205), is 19 years old and calls Moindal, Sweden home. This season, he appeared in 45 games and has scored 18 goals and had 17 assists for 35 points for the Jets.
“We are very proud of Robin because this commitment is a result of all the hard work he put in on and off of the ice. Robin pushes himself on and off the ice become a better player everyday,” said Janesville head coach Joe Dibble. “ Also to have him commit to a Hockey Institution like the University of Minnesota makes this a great achievement for him”.
“I’m extremely excited about the opportunity I’ve been given to play hockey for the gophers” says Hoglund. “ I believe that they have the best program out there and I really believe I can excel as a hockey player to my full potential in a school like that.” “I came to the U.S. with one goal and that was to play college hockey at the highest level possible and I absolutely found it” according to Hoglund.
“I would like to thank the people that have made this possible” stated Hoglund. The Janesville Jets and all the coaches I’ve played been playing for, my situation in Janesville has been really great with my billet family and roommate.” “But obviously this would not even be possible without my family home in Sweden” says Hoglund. “I cannot thank them enough for everything they have done for me, Thank You.”
Hoglund is the Seventh player on the current 2013-14 Jets roster to have secured an NCAA Division I commitment, joining Kyle Patava (Army), Nick Petrella (Holy Cross) , Jesse Junttila (Northern Michigan), and Austin Priebe (Air Force), Mike Louria (U-Mass Lowell), and Jordan Himley(Air Force).
Get your tickets for this years playoff Run!
The Jets are making a run for a playoff spot and could use your support!! Get your tickets now for some exciting hockey action!
Bring or Find your Sweetheart at the Jets Game!
Don't forget to get to the game early this Friday night to sign up for our "Sweetheart of a Goal" contest. Guess which jet will score the first goal in our Valentines day game against Coulee Region. And we will draw from all the correct entries and the winner will get:
JETS welcome new faces this weekend!
The Janesville Jets would like to wish Mike Louria, Dan Kucerovy, Bryan Kronberger, and Joe Llaurado the best with their new teams.
Jets Coaches Show for the week of 2-4-14
Jets Head coach Joe Dibble joins Operations manager Greg Hanthorn to update the status of the Jets this week.
Skate with the Jets has added guests!
The Second skate with the Jets this season is going to happen Saturday night February 8th. Tickets for this event go quickly so buying in advance is never a bad idea. Come out and skate with your favorite player, take pictures, and get autographs. The Jets will also be joined on the ice by Wrestlers from the JWA and Beloit Snappers Mascot Snappy!!! It’s a great night of family fun following the Jets game with Port Huron.
Halladay, Patava, & Vance make NAHL U18 team
Congratulations go out to Logan Halladay, Carson Vance, and Kyle Patava for being named to the NAHL U18 select team. They will be playing in Troy Michigan February 17 & 18.
Here are the game Schedules:
Monday, February 17th: North vs. South, 1pm – Central vs. Midwest, 3:30pm – NAHL 18U Selects vs. TBA, 6pm
Tuesday, February 18th: Central vs. South, 1pm – Midwest vs. North.
Hoglund & Callin Make Top Prospects
The Jets would like to Congratulate Robin Hoglund and Drew Callin for making the 2014 NAHL Top Prospects Team. They will both be members of the North Division team that will be playing in Troy Michigan February 17 & 18.
Jets Head Coaches Show 1-24
This week on the Jets head coaches show we welcome Defenseman Bryan Kronberger #9.
Vote for Mauermann for Hobey Baker Award
Hey Jets fans lets get out and vote for Former Jet Ross Mauermann for the Hobey Baker award(http://www.hobeybaker.com)! Share this link with all your friends and family. let's support one of the jets family!
"Grand in the Stands" Weekend!!!
This upcoming weekend is a challenge to all the Jets fans out there. We are looking to put a "Grand in the Stands" this weekend each night. We want to show the team that we appreciate all their efforts on and off the ice. So get your friends and family together and come out and show that you support their efforts. Also be as LOUD as you can and make the Janesville Ice Arena a Home Ice advantage.
Jets Coaches Show with Coach Largen
Assistant Head Coach Erik Largen fills in for Coach Dibble this week. Our Jet in the Spotlight is Jordan Himley.
Janesville Jets Head Coaches Show
On this weeks coaches show we meet new assistant coach Erik Largen.
Jets make trade with Dubuque Fighting Saints
The Dubuque Fighting Saints announced today that they have traded forward Joe Llaurado to the Janesville Jets in exchange for defenseman Jeff Alderfer.
Jets add new faces to lineup
The Janesville Jets welcome back Dan Kucerovy to the team. Dan was in the lineup last weekend at Port Huron. Also the Jets are welcoming Defenseman Alex Smith from the Youngstown Phantoms of the USHL. THe Jets are on the road this weekend as they take on the Michigan Warriors.
Halladay Named Goaltender of the Month in NAHL
FRISCO, TEXAS – The North American Hockey League (NAHL) has announced its monthly player awards for the month of December. The Easton Hockey NAHL Forward of the Month is Tayler Munson from the Fairbanks Ice Dogs. The Easton Hockey NAHL Defenseman of the Month is Brandon Parker from the Brookings Blizzard. The Brian’s Custom Sports NAHL Goaltender of the Month is Logan Halladay from the Janesville Jets. Only players who are nominated by their respective teams are considered for the NAHL monthly awards.
Brian’s Custom Sports NAHL Goaltender of the Month: Logan Halladay, Janesville Jets
The NAHL has a rich history of producing players that make it all the way to the NHL and although he is just 17-years-old, Janesville Jets goaltender Logan Halladay may be an early candidate of one day joining that long list of names, particularly at the goaltending position. The native of Cary, North Carolina enjoyed a perfect month of December, as the Jets got right back in the playoff race in the North Division. The Jets went 5-1 with Halladay (6’2/180) picking up all five wins and no losses. It capped off a streak of eight consecutive starts that Halladay didn’t lose a game. Halladay allowed just seven goals in six appearances giving him a goals against average of just 1.32 during the month. He stopped 192 of 199 shots that came his way, which was good for a 96.5% save percentage during December. He recorded a career-high 51 saves in a 2-1 win over Springfield back on December 13th. Halladay has a 10-4-1 record to date with a 2.55 goals against average and a 92.7% save percentage, which ranks 9th in the NAHL. He is also an NAPHL graduate, having played for the Carolina Jr. Hurricanes 16U team during the 2011-12 season. “Logan was giving our team confidence and giving us a chance to win every night, which is why we continued to try and ride that momentum. Although he is young, he is a pro when it comes to taking care of himself and making sure he is physically and mentally prepared to handles the rigors of the position,” said Jets head coach Joe Dibble. “We know there are a lot of eyes on him right now, but it is all about the team success with Logan. He puts the Jets first and he knows that his performance is 100% about the team. He is mature beyond his years and has a very bright future ahead of him at the next levels of hockey.”
As for Halladay, he echoed Dibble’s sentiment about team success being first and foremost in his mind, especially with the success in December. “I think we got back to having fun and really tried to take in each moment. Playing at this level is something not a lot of guys get to do, so we tried to focus on just playing in a team concept. I wanted to slow things down and not put so much pressure on myself. I was happy to be out there and doing well and not let the stats dictate my attitude towards it,” said Halladay. “I would love to play college and pro hockey someday and that is definitely something I think about, but I don’t allow myself to think about it a whole lot. Our coaches have kept us focused on getting better one day at a time and just preparing for the next practice and game. I just want to become a better and more experienced goalie each time I step on the ice.”
Jets Announce New Assistant Coach
Janesville, Wis. - The Janesville Jets, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) have announced the hiring of Erik Largen as the Jets new assistant coach. Coach Largen replaces former Jets Assistant Coach Jason Dobes and will begin his duties on January 1, 2014.
“I am very excited about Erik joining the Jets. He brings much more to the table then just coaching experience. He has a great eye for talent and knows what it takes as a coach to develop hockey players on and off of the ice. Erik is very passionate about what he does and cares about his players. This is a tight nit family here in Janesville and we had to make sure we brought the right guy in and we know we found the perfect fit,” said Jets Head Coach Joe Dibble.
Coach Largen comes to the Jets with a wealth of playing and coaching experience. Largen played in the NAHL for the North Iowa Outlaws and the Southern Minnesota Express prior to playing Division 1 college hockey at the University of Alaska – Fairbanks.
Largen served as assistant coach of the Fairbanks Ice Dogs of the NAHL in 2009-10 and 2010-11. The Ice Dogs were the runner-up in the Robertson Cup in 2010 and won the Robertson Cup championship in 2011.
Largen was head coach of the Twin Cities Northern Lights in the Minnesota Junior Hockey League in 2011-12 and 2012-13. The Northern Lights compiled an impressive 87-9-2 regular season record under Coach Largen and qualified for the USA Hockey Tier III National Tournament in both years and finished as Tier III National runner-up last season.
Largen has been an assistant coach with the Tri-City Storm in the United States Hockey League (USHL) this season.
“It is never easy making a coaching change mid-season, said Jets President Bill McCoshen. Jason Dobes worked hard and we sincerely appreciate everything he did for the Jets the past 2 ½ seasons. Our hockey model is different than most teams in our league. The Jets are young by NAHL standards, but loaded with talent. My partners and I felt we needed to bring in someone with higher level playing and coaching experience to complement the great work Head Coach Joe Dibble has done in Janesville. Our primary job as an organization is to develop and promote our players to the highest college level possible, and we believe this move will help us achieve that goal,” said McCoshen.
Halladay & Avolio Recognized by league
Jets Goaltender Logan Halladay and forward Zach Avolio were recognized by the league for their efforts in the two game sweep of Coulee Region this weekend. Congratulations Logan and Zach for being recognized by the league. Halladay was named 2nd Star of the week, while Avolio earned Honorable Mention in the North Division.
Jets Announce New Ticket Prices for 2014
The Janesville Jets have announced that for the remainder of the season ticket prices will be as follows. All Adult walk up tickets will now be $9 and Kids and Seniors will be $6. We hope to see more of you for the second half of the season at the Janesville Ice Arena.
Through the eyes of the JETS
Who would play you in a movie?
Jet Life: #25 Mike Sullivan
Meet Jets Captain #25 Mike Sullivan.
Jet Life: #2 Jeff Alderfer
Meet Jets Defenseman #2 Jeff Alderfer.
Checkout Former Jet Ross Mauermann
Jet Life: #16 Alex Shuchuk
Meet Janesville JEt Forward #16 Alex Shuchuk.
Jet Life: #9 Bryan Kronberger
Meet Jet Defenseman #9 Bryan Kronberger.
Halladay North Division Player of the Week
North Division Star of the Week: Logan Halladay, goaltender, Janesville Jets
In just a matter of weeks, the Janesville Jets have gone from being at the bottom of the North Division to now knocking on the door of a playoff spot thanks to a stretch of success that has seen them win six of their last seven games. Jets 17-year-old goaltender Logan Halladay has been front and center behind that success, which included a home sweep this past weekend of the Springfield Jr. Blues. In the two one-goal wins, the native of Cary, North Carolina gave up just three goals and stopped 83 of a combined 86 shots. On Friday, Halladay (6’2/180) made a career-high 51 saves in a 2-1 win and on Saturday, he stopped 32 shots in a 3-2 win. Halladay’s 93.1% save percentage now ranks 7th in the NAHL and he hasn’t suffered a loss in a game since November 3rd. “Logan has been unbelievable. There is a lot of attention on him right now by NHL and NCAA scouts and he has handled it with maturity,” said Jets head coach Joe Dibble. “He gave up some early goals in both games, but he immediately bounced back and maintained his focus. He plays hard and works hard for this team and that is very inspiring to his teammates.”
Jet Life: #6 Grant Fredric
Meet Janesville Jets Defenseman #6 Grant Fredric
A Christmas Gift to JETS fans
The Janesville Jets want to give a Christmas gift back to our fans this upcomming weekend. The Jets will be taking on the Springfield Jr. Blues on Friday and Saturday night at 7pm. The JETS want to Thank our fans with $6 tickets to both games this weekend. You can your tickets online or at the door. We will also have some great giveaways this weekend. Along with our "Ugly Christmas Sweater" Contest on Saturday night.
So Make plans to celebrate the holidays this weekend at the Janesville Ice arena. Be loud and Proud JETS Fans!
Jets Head coaches Show 12-13
This weeks Jets Coaches show features #18 Evan Feno.
Who is the Best dancer on the Jets!
You've seen their moves on the Ice. But who has the best ones on the dance floor?
Jet Life: #13 Mike Louria
Meet Janesville Jet #13 Mike Louria
Himley Signs with Air Force!
Jets Forward Himley makes NCAA DI commitment
Janesville, Wis. - The Janesville Jets, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased to announce that forward Jordan Himley has made a commitment to play NCAA Division I hockey for the United States Air Force Academy of the Atlantic Hockey League.
Himley (5’8/165), is 19 years old and calls Mundelein, Illinois home. This season, he appeared in 26 games and has scored 11 goals and had 16 assists for 27 points for the Jets.
“We are very proud of Jordan because this commitment is a result of all the hard work he put in on and off of the ice. Jordan pushes himself on and off the ice become a better player every day,” said Janesville head coach Joe Dibble. “ Having Jordan commit to the Air Force Academy, just proves that hard work pays off”.
The United States Air Force Academy offers full scholarships to it’s students with a guaranteed job the day you graduate, As well as the opportunity to play Division 1 hockey. “I came to Janesville after a few seasons with the Chicago Young Americans” said Himley. “This is my second year as a Jet under Coach Dibble and Coach Dobes”. “I would like to thank these two coaches for the work they have put into me, and I would also like to thank my family for allowing me to play junior hockey to get to the next level” stated Himley.
Himley is the sixth player on the current 2013-14 Jets roster to have secured an NCAA Division I commitment, joining Kyle Patava (Army), Nick Petrella (Holy Cross) , Jesse Junttila (Northern Michigan), Michael Louria(UMASS Lowell) and Austin Priebe (Air Force).
Jet Life: #27 Cole Pierce
Meet #27 Janesville Jet Cole Pierce
Jet Life: #10 Jordan Himley
Meet Janesville Jets #10 Jordan Himley
Jet Life: #24 Drew Callin
Meet Janesville Jet #24 Drew Callin
Robin Hoglund Named North Division Player of the Week
North Division Star of the Week: Robin Hoglund, forward, Janesville Jets
Meet the Coaches this Friday Night
Just a reminder Jet fans that Miller Beer and HHffrrrggh Inn present the first meet the coaches following Friday nights game. Bring in your ticket stub for great deals from Miller Beer. It will also be your chance to meet and talk with Coach Dibble and Coach Dobes.
Jet Life: #5 Jesse Juntilla
Meet Janesville Jet #5 Jesse Juntilla
Jet Life: Who has the worst Mustache
Jets Coaches Show 12-4-13
Janesville Jets Show featuring #26 Zach Avolio.
Jet Life: The Outtakes
Here are some of the outtakes from the "Jet Life filming.
Jet Life: #74 Nick Petrella
Meet #74 of the Janesville Jets Nick Petrella
Jet Life: #40 Logan Halladay
Meet Janesville Jet #40 Logan Halladay
Meet Jet #18 Evan Feno
Meet Janesville Jet #18 Evan Feno
Meet JET Adam Winborg
Meet #8 Janesville Jet Adam Winborg.
Meet #12 Jets Defense man Zach Yoder
Meet #12 of the Janesville Jets Zach Yoder
Who would eat all the left overs?
With the Thanksgiving holiday over. We wanted to know which JET would eat all the leftovers?
Meet JET Tyler Rehm #17
Meet Jet Forward #17 Tyler Rehm
Meet #11 Jet Zac Keryluk
Meet #11 for the Janesville Jets Zac Keryluk
Meet JET Carson Vance #4
Meet Jet Defenseman #4 Carson Vance.
Meet JET Zach Avolio
Meet #26 Zach Avolio of your Janesville Jets.
Teddy Bear Toss this Friday 11/29
Meet JET Robin Hoglund
Meet #19 Robin Hoglund of the Janesville Jets.
Ring in the Holidays with the Jets in December!
JETS HEAD COACHES SHOW 11-21
This weeks player guest on the coaches show is #13 Mike Louria
JET HEAD COACHES SHOW
Janesville Jets Head Coach Joe Dibble and Goalie Brock Kautz are this weeks guests with Operations Manager Greg Hanthorn.
Louria Commits to U-Mass Lowell
The Janesville Jets, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased to announce that forward Michael Louria has made a commitment to play NCAA Division I hockey for U-Mass Lowell of the Hockey East Conference
Louria ( 5’11/170), is 19 years old and calls Wexford , Pennsylvania home. This season, he appeared in 20 games and has scored 11 goals and had 11 assists for 22 points for the Jets.
“We are very proud of Michael because this commitment is a result of all the hard work he put in on and off of the ice. Michael pushes himself on and off the ice become a better player everyday,” said Janesville head coach Joe Dibble. “ Also to have him commit to the school (U-Mass Lowell) that he wanted to be at from the beginning makes this a great achievement for him”.
Louria is the fifth player on the current 2013-14 Jets roster to have secured an NCAA Division I commitment, joining Kyle Patava (Army), Nick Petrella (Holy Cross) , Jesse Junttila (Northern Michigan), and Austin Priebe (Air Force)
JETS donate $3000 from Paint the Rink Pink
The Janesville Jets made a $3000 donation to Mercy Health systems before the game last night. The money was raised during the annual "Paint the Rink Pink" weekend. Pictured are Jets head coach Joe Dibble, Mercy Health System Jere Johnson, and Jets Operations Manager Greg Hanthorn.
Jets Pay tribute to Vets
Janesville Jet players Zach Avolio, Jordon Himley, Zach Yoder, Nick Petrella, Grant Fredrick, and Mike Louria recreate the famous photo from Iwo Jima today at Culvers in Beloit. Thanks Again to all Veterans.
Jets Players Stop by Riverfront Inc
The Janesville Jets players were out in the community again yesterday at Riverfront Inc. Riverfront, Inc is providing a continuum of innovative support for individuals with disabilities so they may live meaningful lives." According to Jets Goalie Brock Kautz there were alot of smiles when we left!
Jets Coaches Show 11/8/13
Our Weekly Coaches show featuring Jets Head Coach Joe Dibble and Jets Operations Manager Greg Hanthorn. Also Player interviews and highlights. So catch it weekly!!
Jets Present check for $3298 to MDA
This past weekend the Jets presented MDA with a check for $3298, from opening weekend fundraising. The Jets teamed up with Kutter Harley Davidson, The South Central Wisconsin Harley Owners group, and MDA in the fundraising effort. There is still some of the game worn limited edition Jerseys available along with the Orange Jets Kutter t-shirts. They are available at all Jets Home Games in our Merchandise booth.
Janesville Jet Players preform 351 hours of Community Service in October!
Continuing on where they left off last year the Janesville Jets were out in the community in October. The team preformed 351 hours of Community Service. Doing everything from Skaters as Waiters, YMCA Family fun Day, Washington Elementary Octoberfest, and helping our friends from the Beloit Snappers with Trick or treating for children with disabilities in Beloit. The players will be out and about more now that the seaon is in full swing. If your group could use the help of the Janesville Jets email Operations Manager Greg Hanthorn at firstname.lastname@example.org with all the information.
Jets in the Community this Week
This week Jet players have been very active off the ice preforming community service. On Sunday players took part in the YMCA family fun day from noon til four. On Monday ten players took part in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rock County fundraiser at Quaker Steak & Lube. Tuesday players were back out at Washington Elementary School in Janesville from 5-8pm for their annual October fest. And Today players will be at a special trick or treating night for children with disabilities in Beloit at the Fairfield Inn.
"So far players have put in over 300 hours of community service this month. Also with the holidays things will be picking up even more. I'm very proud to say that Joe and Jason have assembled another fine group of young men. They are always willing to do the community service with a smile and seem to enjoy it" according to Jets Operations Manager Greg Hanthorn.
Jets ask Fans to join the players in support of Movember
NAHL announces continuation of Movember campaign
Adopt a Jet Program Available
Hey Business owners! How would you like to see your companies name on the back of a Janesville Jets jersey all season long? It's easy sign up for our Adopt a Jet program. For $500 we will put your companies name on the back of a current Jet players jersey. We will also have the player and jersey come to your business for a photo with you to display. If interested call Jets Operations Manager Greg Hanthorn at 608-756-2382.
Specialty Jersey Numbers that are Still Available
People have asked which Jersey numbers are still available. Here are the Harley numbers 9,14,15,17,18,19,21,24,29, 44. In the pink jerseys we have #14, 16, 24.
Louria named North Division Star of the Week
North Division Star of the Week: Michael Louria, forward, Janesville Jets
Specialty Jerseys Still Available!
We still currently have some of the limited edition Harley(11) and Pink(3) Jerseys available. They are $200 a piece and would make a great Christmas gift for the Jets fan on your list. Proceeds from the sale of the Jerseys go to MDA(Harley) and Mercy Cancer Center(Pink). If you are interested in purchasing one of the jerseys please contact Operations Manager Greg Hanthorn at email@example.com.
JET Packs Still Available!
Hey Jet fans we still have JET Packs Available. Ten Jets tickets for $60 dollars! If you'd like to purchase JET Packs they are available at the door game nights, or call 752-JETS and ask for Zach.
Bring your friends to see the JETS!!
Hey Jets fans get a group of ten or more friends and family together for a Jets game.That way you can take advantage of the lowest ticket price of $5 per person!! Where are you gonna find entertainment like Jets hockey for $5? Nowhere but the Janesville Ice Arena!!! So get your group together and give Zach at call at 608-752-JETS(5387). Remember when you get there to be LOUD & PROUD for your Janesville Jets!!
Get Your Tickets for our upcoming November Games
Tickets are available now for our November games against the Minnesota Magicians, Port Huron Fighting Falcons, and Coulee Region Chill!! Don't miss any of the upcomming Jets action! "New Heights No Limits"
Hoglund & Kautz recognmized by NAHL
The NAHL has recognized Jets Forward Robin Hoglund and Goalie Brock Kautz for their outstanding effort in last weekends sweep of the Michigan Warriors. Hoglund was named the North Divisions second star. While Kautz was named to the Honorable Mention list. With the sweep last weekend the Jets improved their record to 3-4-1 on the season. The Jets next games will be on the road at Coulee Region on October 18th & 19th.
Jets Thank Fans for Support during "Paint the Rink Pink"
The Jets would like to thank all the fans who came out and supported our annual "Paint the Rink Pink" weekend. Not only did the Jets Sweep the Michigan Warriors on the Ice. But off the Ice our "Skaters as Waiters" night at Texas Roadhouse was able to raise $1,200.00. And we had a successfull jersey auction following Saturday nights game. " The crowds were alittle smaller than last year do to all the events going on around Janesville" according to jets Operations Manager Greg Hanthorn. "But those who showed up saw some Great hockey and really supported the event".
The Jets are now on the road until the weekend of November 1-3 when the Minnesota Magicians come to town for a three game series. Both Friday & Saturday nights games will be at 7pm and Sunday 2pm. Tickets are available on line for all games here on the Jets website.
Welcome Back Ruslan
The Jets will Welcome home former Jet and Now Bemidji State Beaver Ruslan Pedan back this Saturday night. Ruslan will be back to see his former team and friends here in Janesville and take part in the ceremonial opening puck drop! Welcome home Ruslan!
It's Time for the Home Opener
The Janesville Jets want to see their fans in Full Force this weekend for the Home Opener against the Coulee Region Chill. Both games Friday and Saturday night will start at 7pm at the Janesville Ice Arena. This year the Jets have teamed up with Kutter Harley Davidson and the Local Hog Chapter to help raise money for MDA.
The Jets will be auctioning off Limited edition Harley Davidson Jerseys on Saturday night following the game. The Starting price will be $200. We also will be auctioning off the Black Harley t-shirts that the players wore in the labor day parade. The bidding on the t-shirts will start at $25. With the net proceeds from the auction benefitting MDA.
Tickets for the game are available now online here on the Jets website for $8 for adults and $6.50 for Kids and Seniors. Tickets at the door this year will be $10 day of game. Come out and support this years Jets team as we make a run at the Robertson Cup!
Jets tickets for the 2013-14 season are now available on our website for all Jets home games. The Season Kicks off with Coulee Region comming to the the Janesville Ice Arena September 27th & 28th. The opening weekend series will be a fundraiser for the MDA. The Jets will be wearing one time only Harley Jersey's that will be auctioned off on Saturday the 28th. With all net proceeds going to MDA.
JETS welcome back Kautz
The Janesville Jets (NAHL) is proud to welcome back goalie Brock Kautz to the team. Kautz who was has spent the last two seasons with the Jets. Kautz 6’ 1” 180 from Rochester, Minnesota was with Tri-City of the USHL to start the season. “The team is excited to have Brock back” according to head Coach Joe Dibble. “Brock brings another level of confidence to our younger players and vets alike”.
Janesville Jets assistant coach Jason Dobes has teamed up with the YWCA to "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes". The fund raiser is to raise awareness and end domestic violence. The Event will be held at the Pontiac Convention Center on Friday September 27th, 2013. Even though coach Dobes will not be able to attend due to the season opener that night. Coach asks that you sign up to pledge or walk at www.ymcawalkamile.org or call for more info at 608-752-5445.
JETS Paint the Rink Pink October 4th & 5th
The Jets are looking forward to our annual "Paint the Rink Pink" Weekend with Mercy Health Systems. This year the Jets will be painting the actual Ice Pink!! We will also have give aways both nights. This years jersey auction will be held on Saturday night October 5th after our game with the Michigan Warriors. Starting price again will be $200 with net proceeds benefitting Mercy Cancer Center.
Jets to Face Team USA this weekend
(Janesville) The Janesville Jets, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), have announced two exhibition games against the USA Hockey National Team Development Program 17U club. The exhibition games will be played Friday September 13, and Saturday September 14, 2013 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
“This is a tremendous opportunity for our players to gain exposure to college and pro scouts playing against one of the most heavily scouted teams in America,” said Joe Dibble, Head Coach of the Jets. “Our team will be much more experienced this season and we look forward to the challenge of measuring our progress against some of the best young players in the US.”
This will be the Jets fifth season in the NAHL. Last season the Jets had the youngest team in the NAHL, but only missed the playoff on a tie-breaker.
“This is a big step forward for our hockey club, said Jets President, founder and NAHL chairman, Bill McCoshen. We were honored to get the invitation and look forward to these exhibition games.”
"We are excited to welcome Janesville to Ann Arbor to face Team USA," said Scott Monaghan, senior director of operations. "The NTDP has a long relationship with the NAHL and to be able to showcase a team like the Jets to open our season is special."
JETS 2013-2014 SCHEDULE
This weeks Jets player is…Grant Frederic
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo
When did you first start playing hockey?
"4 years old."
Whats your favorte hockey memory?
"Playing in Pewee Quebec."
Who is your favorite NHL player of Pro Athlete?
"Chris Pronger- try to adopt his style of play."
What should fans know aout this year's Jets?
"We have a great group of guys that have a close bond and we're ready to tke the Robertson Cup home to Janesville."
Where do you see yourself in Five years?
"Playing Division 1 College Hockey."
Do you have any message for Jets fans?
"Hope your ready for an exciting season of hockey!"