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WMU Hockey vs. Bowling Green Live Chat - 6:45 p.m.

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Release: 01/19/2013
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For the first time this season the Broncos fell after scoring the first goal of the game. Western Michigan took an early 1-0 lead before surrendering two goals in the second period. WMU tied it up just before the end of the second period but Dajon Mingo tallied the game-winning goal 5:17 into the third period.

BGSU killed off a three minute five-on-three advantage to hold the lead and pull out the win. The Broncos picked up goals from Chase Balisy and Kenney Morrison in the loss.


SNAPPED: Western Michigan had its four game unbeaten streak snapped after falling 3-2. Also snapped was Dane Walters’ career-long goal scoring streak of four games. However, after an assist in last night’s game, Walters did extended his career-long point streak to five games. He has tallied four goals and six assists in his last five games.

FIVE MINUTES: In the past two games WMU has had a total of five minutes of five-on-three power play time but failed to score during the advantage. Last Saturday they had two full minutes of a five-on-three thanks to Lake Superior State taking two penalties at one time. Last night WMU ended up with three full minutes of five-on-three time due to two major penalties called on Bowling Green.

COMEBACK KIDS: WMU is 4-0-1 after a loss this season. The lone time the Broncos did not respond to a loss with a win was their 1-1 tie against Michigan State at the Great Lakes Invitational after they had lost to Michigan the previous game.