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Spartans Swept

Last season series Bulldogs play against Spartans sharing the same league

by Published: Jan 20, 2013

Ferris has taken fourth place in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association stand­ings after sweep­ing Michigan State, and are two league points shy of the league’s leaders.

The Spartans left Ewigleben Ice Arena last night, Jan. 19,  defeated 5–2 by the Bulldogs in the two teams final match as con­fer­ence coun­ter­parts in a season.

The Bulldogs line with junior cen­ter Cory Kane, senior for­ward Eric Alexander, and junior for­ward Andy Huff com­bined for two goals and 3 assists on the night.

Ferris’ top line of senior cen­ter Travis Oullette, for­ward Kyle Bonis, and junior for­ward Garrett Thompson also com­bined for two goals and a pair of assists.

Ferris sopho­more cen­ter Dom Panetta scored his first col­le­giate hockey goal as a Bulldog.

In the first night of the series, Jan. 18th, Ferris snagged a 2–1 road win at Michigan State’s Munn Arena. The Bulldogs secured a 1–0 lead when junior cen­ter Cory Kane scored his sixth goal the sea­son. The Spartans tied the game 1:08 after Kane’s goal.

During the third period Ferris senior cen­ter Travis Oullette scored the game-winning goal, with the help of line mates Bonis and Thompson. Bonis deliv­ered a pass to a cen­ter­ing Thompson. Thompson drew the atten­tion of three defend­ers before send­ing a back­hand pass to Oullette, who was left open to pot the shot in MSU’s top left.

Ferris improved their away record to 4−5−1. The Bulldogs are 10−7−1 in the CCHA and have won their last three.

Ferris has Notre Dame sched­uled next in a road series Jan. 25–26. Notre Dame leads the CCHA with Western Michigan.

Photos by Brock Copus | Multimedia Editor