Weekend Preview: Notre Dame Fighting Irish – CCHA Quarterfinals

By March 13, 2013Notebooks

The Falcons will make the short trip to South Bend to face the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the second round of the CCHA Championship.

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Ticket Information

Click Here (Note: At this time only standing room only [SRO] tickets are available)

Weekly Press Conference

Three Years, Three First Round Series Wins

For the third straight year the Falcons traveled for their first round game and pulled off the upset. The Falcons outscored the Lakers of Lake Superior 13-3 on the weekend including a 7-0 effort on Sunday.

Pair of Falcons Named to CCHA All-Conference Team

Sophomore forward Ryan Carpenter and senior defenseman Bobby Shea were named to second team of the CCHA All-Conference teams.

Carpenter has lead the Falcons with 33 points on the season (18-15-33) including 3 game-winning goals.

Shea has had a breakout season leading all defenseman on the team with 21 points (4-16-20). Shea also leads the team in +/- at +19.

Falcon’s History Against the Irish

The Irish have dominated the Falcons through the years holding a 38-57-10 all-time record. The Falcons and Irish have met six times in the CCHA Championship playoffs, with the Falcons holding a 5-1 lead.

The Games – Best of Three Series

Game 1
3/15/13 @ 7:05pm EST
Compton Family Ice Arena – South Bend, IN

Radio: 88.1 WBGU-FM (BGRSO)
Play-by-Play: Chris Cournan
Color Commentary: Kevin Meyers

Game 2
3/16/13 @ 7:05pm EST
Compton Family Ice Arena – South Bend, IN

Radio: 88.1 WBGU-FM (BGRSO)
Play-by-Play: Chris Cournan
Color Commentary: Kevin Meyers

Live blog/chat: Our live blog/chat will return for Saturday and Sunday (if necessary). Click here for more information.

Game 3
3/17/13 @ 7:05pm EST
Compton Family Ice Arena – South Bend, IN

Radio: 88.1 WBGU-FM (BGRSO)
Play-by-Play: Chris Cournan
Color Commentary: Kevin Meyers

Live blog/chat: Our live blog/chat will return for Saturday and Sunday (if necessary). Click here for more information.

Media Notes

Bowling Green: Click Here
Notre Dame: Click Here
CCHA: Click Here

The Road to the Joe

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Drew Evans

About Drew Evans

Drew is a co-founder and the editor for BGSUHockey.com. When he's not in the press box he makes (legal) drugs at a northwest Ohio compounding pharmacy. Drew is entering his eighth season covering Falcon hockey and has been a fan of the program since his time as a student beginning in 2003. He can be reached on Twitter @BGSUHockeySite and by e-mail at Drew@bgsuhockey.com.

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