BOWLING GREEN, Ohio ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ What a difference 24 hours canmake.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Friday night the Northern Michigan University hockey team defeated theBowling Green State University Falcons, 6-3.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Move forward to Saturday night,the Falcons scored six goals in the first period, and cruised to an 8-4 winover the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats. NMU falls to 6-6-0 overall on the season and 3-5-0 in theCentral Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Falcons are now 3-7-1 and3-5-1 respectively.
BGSU was up 2-0 when Andrew Contois scored the first of histwo goals on the night at 9:29 of the first period.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Dirk Southern and RobLehtinen assisted on the goal.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ BGSU made the score 3-1 with a goal at 12:43,but Contois cut the lead down with his fifth goal of the season at 13:16.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Southernand Lehtinen assisted again.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Falcons added to their lead for the 6-2advantage after 20 minutes of play.
The Falcons added a short-handed goal at 13:17 of the secondperiod to take the 7-2 lead.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Mike Santorelli made the score 7-3 with a power-playgoal, which was his fourth of the season.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Jamie Milam and Darin Olverassisted. The third period saw each team turn the light on once.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ BGSU added agoal at 1:29 by Bryan Dobek for the 8-3 lead.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMUÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s final goal came from BobbySelden at 12:49, for his first marker of the season.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Matt Ciancio and DustyCollins assisted.
Bill Zaniboni started the game as Derek Janzen also saw sometime between the pipes.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Zaniboini had 12 saves on the night while Janzenturned away 13 shots.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Jon Horrell in goal for the Falcons had 32 saves.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMUhad the 36-33 shot advantage.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats were 1-7 on the power play while theFalcons were 1-5.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œThey turned it on us. They did tonight to us what we did tothem last night,ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Walt Kyle said. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œWe lost a game tonight 8-4 and it doesnot matter if it is 80-4 or 2-1, it is a loss and you got to move on.ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚
The boys will be spending the Thanksgiving weekend in Fairbanks, Alaska facing the Nanooks for two CCHA games (Nov. 25-26).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The puck will dropat 11:05 p.m. (Eastern) both nights.