FLINT, Mich. – The Metro Jets stayed with the Flint Jr. Generals for 60 minutes Thursday night, but ultimately fell to Flint 4-3 in Game 1 of their NA3HL first-round playoff matchup at Iceland Arenas.
Jets' captain Zack MacKay scored twice and Adam Lockner added the other goal for Metro.
Alex Holm and Kyle Shreve each had two assists and Kam Limburg made 27 saves in goal.
Flint's Josh Koepplinger netted the game-winner 6:19 into the third period after MacKay and Lockner had tied the game earlier in the period.
The two teams meet in Game 2 of the best-of-three series Saturday at 3 p.m. at Lakeland Arena.