Saturday, February 18, 2012

Trunick stops 40 as Jets edge Battle Creek Friday night

BATTLE CREEK, MI - The Metro Jets used three different goal-scorers and 40 saves from Eric Trunick to take a 3-2 win over the Battle Creek Jr. Revolution Friday night at The Rink.

Jake Schlacht (pictured), in his first game since a lower body injury shelved him in November, Justin Shureb and Matt Stirling tallied for the Jets (24-14-0-1), who are third in the NA3HL's East Division.

Battle Creek scored both its goals on the power play and had a 44-save performance from goaltender Matt Hughes.

Metro now heads to Troy for the NA3HL East Showcase at the Troy Sports Center. The Jets play the Michigan Mountain Cats Sunday night at 7:30 p.m., the Toledo Cherokee on Monday at 2:45 p.m., Battle Creek Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. and then the Queen City Steam Wednesday at noon.

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