Sunday, November 17, 2013

Leppek's late power-play goal lifts Flint past Jets Sunday

FLINT, Mich. - Brett Leppek's power-play goal at 18:58 of the third period broke a 1-1 tie and the Flint Jr. Generals held on for a 2-1 win Sunday afternoon over the Metro Jets at Iceland Arenas.

Flint runs its record to a NA3HL-best 21-0-1 with the victory.

Jets' defenseman Luke Thom had tied the game at 6:37 of the third period.

Metro goaltender Davide Mantovani made 42 saves, while Anders Franke stopped 24 shots for Flint.

The Jets (8-12-1) now get set to travel to Romeoville, Ill., next weekend to partake in the NA3HL Showcase.

Metro plays the Granite City Lumberjacks Friday at 2 p.m. EST, the Peoria Mustangs Saturday at 5 p.m., the Twin City Steel Sunday at 8 p.m. and then the Minnesota Flying Aces Monday at noon.

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