Nov. 20, 2009
Despite the loss tonight, Michigan still leads in the overall series vs. Bowling Green, 72-34-3.
Tonight marked the second consecutive home game that U-M has dropped to Bowling Green. The last came on Jan. 16, 2009, when the Wolverines lost, 3-0.
Michigan's goal at 10:59 of the first period ended a scoring drought of 78:52. U-M had not scored since Carl Hagelin lit the lamp at 12:07 of the third period vs. Michigan State on Nov. 13.
U-M snapped a season-worst power-play goal drought on Louie Caporusso's tally at 10:59 of the first period. It was the first U-M power play of the night. U-M had been scoreless on 20 straight power plays, dating back three-plus games to Nov. 6 vs. Miami.
U-M's penalty-killing streak ended at 15 chances when BGSU scored on back-to-back power plays in the third period. Michigan stopped the first Falcon power play of the game in the first period to finish 1-for-3 on the PK for the night.
Michigan has lost five games in a row for the first time since a six-game losing streak that stretched from Nov. 26-Dec. 16, 1988.
U-M's four-game home losing streak is its worst run at Yost Ice Arena since a five-game home losing streak from Nov. 19, 1988-Jan. 7, 1989.
Louie Caporusso scored his second goal of the season and his first in six games this evening. The marker was also his first power-play goal of the year.
David Wohlberg has a point in three of the last four games (1-2-3). He had an assist on Caporusso's goal tonight.
Chad Langlais contributed his first assist and point in five games. The defenseman has a 0-5-5 line this season.
Robbie Czarnik posted his first goal in seven games. The sophomore has three tallies on the year.
Freshman Lindsay Sparks tallied his first career point with an assist on Robbie Czarnik's goal in the second period.