BOWLING GREEN, Ohio ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚¢ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚€ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Bowling Green StateUniversity Falcons seem to have the Wildcats number.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ For the second game in a row, going back to last season theFalcons defeated the Wildcats 3-2 Friday night at the BGSU Ice Arena.
BGSU jumped out to a quick 1-0 lead on a goal by RyanMinnabarriet at 6:45 of the second period.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Peter Michelutti would answer with a shorthanded goal at 13:34 of thesecond period for his second goal of the season.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Alan Swanson assisted.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Less than a minute later the Falcons would re-gain the lead at 2-1 on agoal by Mark Wires at 14:33 of the period.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The goal scoring for the second period was not over as Mike Stutzelwould tie the game at 2-2 with his 14th goal of the season at 15:03of the second period.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Bryce Cockburnand Juha Alen assisted.
Ryan Barnett would score the game-winner for the Falconswith his fourth goal of the season at 13:03 of the third period.
Craig Kowalski was between the pipes for the ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚¢ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚€ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats as he had17 saves on the night.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Jordan Sigalethad 34 saves for the Falcons as he picked up the win.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU had 36 shots on goal on the evening as the Falcons managed 20shots on goal.
The two teams will play again on Saturday night (Jan. 11) atthe BGSU Ice Arena.