FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Fairbanks Ice Dogs split their two game series against the Janesville Jets.
In the first game, the Ice Dogs lost in a shootout to the Jets with a final score of three to two.
Fairbanks opened up the scoring early on with Daniel Haider hitting his second goal of the season on the assists of Mason Vukonich and Jake Willets.
Janesville returned the favor with Simon Sagissor hitting his first goal of the year early in the second period.
Late in the second, Taylor Deweese hit his first goal.
The Ice Dogs had a two to one lead going into the third, but couldn't keep Matt Barbolini from scoring to tie it up.
The Jets then won the game in the shootout, which still gives the Ice Dogs points in the division.
Jake Willets was given a 25 minute penalty for boarding in the second.
In the second game, the Ice Dogs showed they weren't playing around with four goals in the first period to win five to three.
This all happened after the 10 minute mark, starting with John Stampohar and Hunter Wendt scoring within 46 seconds of each other.
Jakov Novak cut into the Ice Dogs' lead 21 seconds later.
Robert Blueger knocked in his fourth goal of the year off of assists from Tanner Schachle and Erkka Vanska on a power play opportunity.
Kip Hoffman tried to cut more into the deficit, but his goal celebration was short lived after Hunter Wendt knocked in his second goal of the period.
In the second period, Tanner Polglaze made it a one point game.
Late in the third period, the Ice Dogs put the lead up for good with a Tanner Schachle goal.
This all comes on the fact that Fairbanks had only one shot in the second period.
This improves Fairbanks' record to seven and two and one with 15 points in their division.
Their next series is against the Minnesota Magicians starting on October 20th at 7:30 PM.