'Cats Have The Shots Against The Falcons, But Not The Score
BOWLING GREEN, OhioÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Bowling Green State University hockey team seems to have NMUÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s numberat the BGSU Ice Arena.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats had lost their past three games in a row tothe Falcons in the building entering the game on Friday night; you can makethat the last four.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ BGSU defeated the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats on Friday night at the BGSU IceArena by a score of 2-1.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMUÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s home ice chances for the playoffs are fading asthe ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats are now 16-14-3 overall and 11-13-1 in the CCHA.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Falcons improveto 10-16-8 and 8-13-5.
BGSU scored first to grab the early1-0 lead on a goal at 5:04 of the opening period by DÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™Arcy McConvey.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ MattHunter would score his fifth of the season at 7:05 of the second period to tiethe game at one-all.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Alan Swanson assisted on the goal.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ James Unger scoredthe game-winner for the Falcons at 00:49 of the third period on the power play.
The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats had a season-high 43shots for the game, but could only manage one score.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ On the power play NMU wasshutout in four attempts.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ BGSU had one power-play goal in six chances.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ CraigKowalski and Jordan Sigalet were tied for the Perani Cup Individual Standingslead, for the stars of the game, entering the game.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Sigalet was named thefirst star on Friday night as he had 42 saves on the night.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Kowalski was namedthe second star with his 25 saves for the game.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
The two teams will play again onSaturday night (Feb. 28) at 7:35 p.m. at the BGSU Ice Arena.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The game will bethe Fox Sports Net-CCHA Game of the Week.