Sat. Feb 4th, 2023

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BIG RAPIDS, Mich. – No. 14 Michigan Tech skated to a 3-3 tie at Ferris State Saturday at Ewigleben Ice Area. The Bulldogs earned the additional CCHA level with a 2-1 win within the third spherical of the shootout.

“We acquired a giant aim by Crespi late however weren’t in a position to grasp on. It was disappointing,” Tech coach Joe Shawhan mentioned. “We had a whole lot of particular person play tonight, they usually out-competed and out-worked us.”

Tech by no means trailed within the sport and held three one-goal leads. Logan Pietila broke the ice on the facility play with Tech’s eighth alternative of the weekend 14:24 into the primary. Nick Nardella faked a shot and slid it right down to Pietila who wristed in his sixth aim of the season. Kash Rasmussen was additionally credited with an help on Logan’s twenty seventh profession aim.

FSU (10-11-3, 7-7-2 CCHA) tied the sport 8:43 into the second on a aim by Connor McGrath as he jammed it in along with the web. Tyler Schleppe and Mitch Deelstra assisted on the play.

Logan Pietila scored his second of the night time 14:18 into the second to regain the lead. Ryland Mosley discovered Logan within the slot and a fast shot on the ice acquired by way of for his seventh of the season. Brett Thorne added the second help.

The Bulldogs once more tied it 5:45 into the third when Jason Brancheau scored from Blake Evennou and Stepan Pokorny.

Jake Crespi put the Black and Gold again on prime with 6:34 remaining as he took the puck the total size of the ice and fired prime shelf for his fourth of the season.

Ferris saved combating and pulled its goaltender for the additional attacker. Jason Brancheau tied the sport with 1:22 left in regulation.

Tech had a few nice possibilities within the remaining moments of regulation after which had a 3-on-1 in additional time that they could not capitalize on.

Stepan Pokorny scored within the first spherical and Antonio Venuto sealed the shootout win within the third. Logan Pietila scored within the second spherical for Tech whereas Tristan Ashbrook and Nick Nardella have been unsuccessful of their makes an attempt.

FSU led in photographs 30-26. Blake Pietila made 27 saves and Logan Sten stopped 23 photographs for the house workforce.

Tech was 1-for-3 on the facility play and 4-for-4 on the penalty kill.

The Huskies return dwelling to host Northern Michigan Friday on the MacInnes Scholar Ice Area. The groups will wrap up the weekend and season collection in Marquette Saturday. There will likely be 1,000 seventh man T-shirts handed out at Friday’s sport sponsored by Vacation Inn Categorical.

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