Schilling’s pair pushes Falcons to 2-1 win over #20 Huskies

By November 3, 2017 Game Recaps
John Schilling advances the puck towards the net 10/27/17 against Alaska. Schilling had a pair of goals for the Falcons Friday night against Michigan Tech (Photo by Todd Pavlack/

Houghton, MI – A pair of power play goals by John Schilling paced the Falcons to a 2-1 win Friday against the 20th ranked Michigan Tech Huskies.

Eric Dop started in net for the Falcons, stopping 21 of 22 shots faced. Devin Kero made his first start and appearance of the season for Michigan Tech. He had 26 saves on 28 attempts.

First Period

The Huskies struck first at 6:04 of the power play. Justin Misiak found Thomas Betetta on the backdoor, re-directing the puck past Dop. The goal was a power play marker.

Bowling Green added a power play goal of their own at 12:46 of the first period. Brandon Kruse found Connor Ford along the half-wall, who shot the puck towards the net. His shot was saved but rebounded to John Schilling who buried his chance for his first goal of the season.

The Falcons and Huskies each had nine shots in the opening period.

Second Period

Bowling Green scored their second goal of the game at 17:49 of the second period. With the Falcons skating on the power play Alec Rauhauser passed the puck to Brett D’Andrea. The senior forward found John Schilling in front of the crease who re-directed the puck past Kero. It was Schilling’s second goal of the game.

The Falcons carried play in the middle frame, firing 12 shots on net. The Huskies managed just four chances.

Third Period

The Falcons and Huskies skated to a scoreless third period, giving Bowling Green a 2-1 win.

Bowling Green had seven shots in the third period while the Huskies had nine attempts.

With the win the Falcons improve to 4-3-1, 3-1-1-0. The Huskies fall to 4-5-1, 2-4-1-1. The teams will conclude their weekend series Saturday at 7:07 PM.


Goals by Period
Shots by Period
2/4, 10
Power Plays,
1/6, 10
Face-Off Wins

Full Box Score

Three Stars

  1. John Schilling (BGSU) – 2 G
  2. Thomas Beretta (MTU) – 1 G
  3. Brett D’Andrea (BGSU) – 1 A
Drew Evans

About Drew Evans

Drew is a co-founder and the editor for When he's not in the press box he makes (legal) drugs at a northwest Ohio compounding pharmacy. Drew is entering his 11th 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 @DrewEvansBG and by e-mail at