How do you define a bad weekend?
How about 3 teams equaling 5 losses?
BOWLING GREEN, OH--- The Northern Michigan Wildcats (6-6-0, 3-5-0 CCHA) broke a four-game slide as they split with the Falcons last weekend at Bowling Green.
Friday night Darin Olver notched the game winner and assist and Derek Janzen recorded 35 saves as the ‘Cats rolled to a 6-3 win at the BGSU Ice Arena. The six goals was a season high and pushed the Wildcats a game over the .500 mark.
NMU came back to earth and got a taste of their own medicine in the finale as the Falcons unloaded six goals in the opening twenty minutes en route to an 8-4 victory. Andrew Contois scored a pair and Janzen allowed 4 goals in 13 shots in the loss.
COLUMBUS, OH--- The Lake Superior State Lakers (4-5-3, 3-5-2 CCHA) experienced an ugly road trip as they were swept in a two-game set by the Ohio State Buckeyes at the Value City Arena.
Friday night the Lakers were blanked 3-0 and Saturday LSSU went down 4-0 to mark their third shutout loss in four games.
Junior netminder Jeff Jakaitis took both losses in net, but was the hero of the weekend making a combined 55 saves.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO--- Colorado College was not kind to their visitors as they didn’t allow a goal in sweeping the Michigan Tech Huskies (2-11-1, 1-6-1 WCHA) at the Colorado Springs World Arena.
Friday night the Tigers out gunned the Huskies 37-19 en route to a 5-0 win. Michael-Lee Teslak endured the barrage in the MTU net and finished the night with 32 saves.
Rob Nolan stepped into the Huskies net on Saturday and stopped 30 shots in a 3-0 loss.
Since Chris Conner’s overtime winner against St. Cloud State on November 11th, the Huskies have been outscored 15-0 and lost three straight contests.