Postgame Notes: Bowling Green 4, #15 Michigan 2
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Nov. 20, 2009

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Series Notes

• 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.

Team Notes

• 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.

Player Notes

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.

   

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