#9 Falcons’ offensive slide continues in 3-0 loss

By January 26, 2019 Game Recaps

Bowling Green, OH – The 9th-ranked Falcons’ cold streak on the offensive side continued Saturday. They couldn’t solve Ferris State in a 3-0 shutout loss.

Justin Kapelmaster stopped all 41 shots faced for Ferris State. Eric Dop had 24 saves on 26 chances for Bowling Green

First Period

The Bulldogs struck first at 19:15 of the first period. Craig Pefley finished a rebound on a shot by Jason Tackett to give Ferris State the 1-0 lead.

Bowling Green had 16 shots in the first period while Ferris State had seven chances on net.

Second Period

Neither team found the net in the middle frame.

Ferris State had 11 chances on net in the middle frame while Bowling Green had 10 shots.

Third Period

The Bulldogs extended their lead to 2-0 at 4:06 of the third period. Jake Transit followed-up a shot by Ryker Killins, scoring his third goal of the season.

The Falcons thought they picked up their first goal at 11:42 of the third period on a wraparound chance. But, a video review showed the puck was saved by Kapelmaster.

Bowling Green pulled Dop for an extra-attacker with 2:50 to play, but were unable to beat Kapelmaster and gave up an empty-net goal at 18:53 to give the Bulldogs the 3-0 win.

The Falcons had 15 saves in the third period while the Bulldogs had nine chances.

With the loss, the Falcons fall to 17-7-3, 12-6-2-2. The Bulldogs improve to 7-18-1, 4-13-1-0.

Bowling Green travels to Northern Michigan next weekend to continue their WCHA regular season slate.


Goals by
Shots by
0/3, 5
Power Plays,
0/1, 3

Full Box Score

Three Stars

  1. Justin Kapelmaster (FSU) – 41 saves
  2. Jake Transit (FSU) – 1 G, 1 A
  3. Craig Pefley (FSU) – GWG

Photo Gallery

Photos by Jessi Renner/BGSUHockey.com

Press Conference

Head Coach Chris Bergeron

(Courtesy of BGSU Ath. Dept.)

Senior Captain Stephen Baylis

(Courtesy of BGSU Ath. Dept.)

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.