2018-19 WCHA Game Recap

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Junior goalie Justin Kapelmaster made 41 saves for the Bulldogs
Kapelmaster Backstops Ferris State to 3-0 Win Against Bowling Green
Junior goalie Justin Kapelmaster made 41 saves for the Bulldogs

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio - The Bowling Green State University hockey team split their two game series with Ferris State University dropping game two on Saturday (Jan. 26) night by a final score of three to zero. The Falcons outshot the Bulldogs 41 to 27. Bowling Green generated multiple offensive chances throughout the contest. The Bulldogs would gain a one goal lead and hold it for most of the game. Ferris State would tally one more goal in the third period before scoring an empty netter. With eight games left in their regular season schedule, the Bowling Green Falcons will make their second trip to the Upper Peninsula next weekend for a two game series at Northern Michigan University (Feb. 1-2). This will be the second regular season series between the Falcons and Wildcats, as Northern Michigan traveled to Bowling Green in November.


Scoring Plays

- Ferris State would strike first on the evening as Craig Pefley would score with 35 seconds left in the first period. Jason Tackett and Nate Kallen would pick up assists on the goal.

- Jake Transit would score another for Ferris State 4:06 into the third period. He was assisted by Ryker Killins and Cooper Zech.

- The Bulldogs would get an empty netter with under a minute and a half left to play in the game as Hunter Wendt would score. Jake Transit and Liam Macdougall would get credited with assists.


Other Key Plays

- The Falcons generated many offensive chances on the way to outshooting the Bulldogs 41 to 27. Late in the second period the Bowling Green's PK unit would generate a two-on-one opportunity. The shot would go wide.


Falcon Stat Facts

- Sophomore goaltender Eric Dop carried his shutout streak 19:25 into the first period of tonight's game. Counting his previous three starts, Dop's shutout streak lasted 158:02 minutes, which is the second longest shutout minutes streak in program history. The longest is held by Bowling Green alumnus Chris Nell at 220:18 minutes.

- Bowling Green put 41 shots on goal. This is just the second time during the 2018-19 season that the Falcons have put 40 on more shots on goal.

- The Falcons remain unbeaten this season following a loss, holding a record of 5-0-1 in those contests.


Up Next

- The Falcons will continue WCHA play next weekend as they travel to Northern Michigan for a two game road series (Feb. 1-2). This will be the second series of the 2018-19 season between the Falcons and Wildcats, as Northern Michigan traveled to Bowling Green in November.

Game Summary

Saturday, January 26, 2019

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0
Game statistics
27 Shots 41
0 / 3 Power Plays 0 / 1
2 / 4 PIM 4 / 8
7-18-1 Records 17-7-3
GOAL SCORERS
Ferris State Bowling Green
Craig Pefley (2)
1st/19:25  GW
Jake Transit (3)
3rd/4:06
Hunter Wendt (6)
3rd/18:53  EN
GOALTENDERS
Ferris State Bowling Green
Justin Kapelmaster
60:00, 41 Saves, 0 GA
(W, 1-6-0)
Eric Dop
58:18, 24 Saves, 2 GA
(L, 5-3-1)

Empty Net
1:42, 1 GA