Ferris State Shuts Out Lake Superior State, 4-0
Junior netminder Darren Smith makes 27 saves for Bulldogs

Junior netminder Darren Smith made 27 saves for the Bulldogs
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 8:09  FSU1-0 EV GW Coale Norris (5)Marshall Moise/2, Mitch Maloney/6
2nd 2:31  FSU2-0 EV Corey Mackin (7)Jason Tackett/2, Ryker Killins/9
2nd 3:08  FSU3-0 EV Nate Kallen (4)Lucas Finner/6, Joe Rutkowski/5
3rd 8:24  FSU4-0 PP Ryker Killins (5)Joe Rutkowski/6
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Ferris State  1214
Lake Superior State  0000
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Ferris State  1010525
Lake Superior State  1071027
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Ferris State (10-14-1)  1/4 7/17 0
Lake Superior State (5-16-4)  0/5 6/12 0
Ferris State Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Darren Smith (W, 4-6-1)60:000 1071027
Lake Superior State Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Mareks Mitens (L, 1-8-2)23:083 91010
Nick Kossoff36:521 07411

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich.- The Lake Superior State hockey team couldn't generate any offense Friday night as it was shutout by Ferris State, 4-0, in a Western Collegiate Hockey Association tilt inside Taffy Abel Arena.

The Lakers drop to 5-16-4 overall and 3-11-3 in the WCHA with the loss. The Bulldogs move to 10-14-1, 7-9-1.

"Not good enough offensively, not good enough defensively. You're not going to win a hockey game playing like we did," said Lake Superior coach Damon Whitten. "Our best players have to be able to find a way to impact the game."

Ferris got on the board at the 8:09 mark in the first period with a goal from Marshall Moise. Jason Tackett and Lucas Finner added two in the second and Joe Rutowski sealed it with a power play goal 8:24 into the third.

Freshman goaltender Mareks Mitens took the loss for Lake State surrendering three goals in 23 minutes before be spelled by Nick Kossoff in the second. Kossoff finished with one goal allowed and made 11 stops to finish off the night.

Lake Superior outshot Ferris State, 27-25, in the loss but struggled on the faceoff surrendering, 42-28 advantage. LSSU finished 0-5 on the power play while FSU was 1-of-4.

The Lakers will aim for a series split tomorrow as they welcome back the Bulldogs in game two.Tickets are available at the Norris Center Ticket Office or online at lssulakers.com/tickets.