Weekend Preview – Springfield at Jets January 12-13

Jan 11, 2018

This weekend the Springfield Jr Blues will be hosted by the Janesville Jets in Janesville, Wisconsin.

Last weekend, the Springfield Jr Blues hosted the Jets and took two losses in two days. This weekend, team owner Dan Ferguson says he’s hoping to turn those numbers around.

Springfield Jr Blues fans can meet at Cooper’s AlleySide located inside KingPin Lanes to watch the game. Cooper’s AlleySide is at 3115 East Sangamon Avenue, Springfield, IL 62702. Be sure to follow us on Instagram @SpringfieldJr.Blues to see pictures of the team bowling outing Thursday!

Be sure to mark your calendars for Saturday, January 27, 2018. It’s Military Appreciation Night! All military gets in for just $5.00 with proper ID. We will have games, giveaways, and more!



Janesville Jets

Tale Of The Tape:

Record: 21-8-2-0, 44 Pts. (2nd in Midwest) 7-2-1-0

Goals Against Average: 2.49/Game (22nd in NAHL)

Scoring Leaders: Jakov Novak (28 GP,  15 G – 24 A – 39 Pts.), Kip Hoffmann (31 GP,  12 G- 23 A – 35 Pts.), Erik Palmqvist (27 GP, 6 G – 13 A – 19 Pts.), 

Player To Watch:

Jakov NovakThis D1 player has earned 39 points this season, 24 of which are assists. With 17 goals, Springfield will have to keep an eye on his play, and limit his chances to set up assists.

Between The Pipes:

Garrett Nieto:  The former Springfield goalie is 11-3 so far this season. He sports a save percentage of 0.928 and a GAA of 2.12, making him 6th in the league.



Tale Of The Tape:

Record: 18-13-1-1, 38 Pts. (3rd in Midwest)

Goals Against Average: 2.49/Game (14th in NAHL)

Top Scorers: Jeff Skinner (21 GP,  15 G- 15 A -30 Pts.), Ethan Stewart (33 GP,  12 G- 15 A -27 Pts.),  Nikita Kozyrev (33 GP, 12 G- 14 A -26 Pts.)

Forward To Watch:

Jeff Skinner Springfield forward Jeff Skinner has logged 30 points this season with Springfield, putting him on track to score more points than his 17 points earned last season with the Wichita Falls Wildcats.

Manning The Blue Line:

Jordan Muzzillo Springfield defenseman Jordan Muzzillo has logged 21 points this season, with 5 goals and 16 assists. He has one power play goal and one game winning goal.

Between The Pipes:

Evan Fear: Goaltender Evan Fear sports a save percentage of .924 this season, with 2.44 GAA. He is currently fourth in the league for shootout save %. He is 8-5 so far this season for the Springfield Jr. Blues, and he will look to stay hot this weekend!