Big win caps off senior night for Bobcats

In the final game of the regular season, the Ohio Bobcats (29-7-2) honored their seniors and defeated the Pittsburgh Panthers (12-11-5) by a score of 5-0 while outshooting the Panthers 75-13. “All along we just want to get pucks on net and bodies on the net,” coach Jonathan Sheridan said. “Their goalie played unreal. You have…

Big game by Breslin leads Bobcats to 8-1 victory

It took nearly 15 minutes for the first goal, but from then on the onslaught never stopped as the Ohio Bobcats (28-7-2) defeated the Pittsburgh Panthers (12-10-5) by a score of 8-1. The offenses finally started with a simple tap in goal by Garrett Williams off a hard and tight pass by Logan Pfeffer that was nearly…

Team effort gives Bobcats sweep over Kent State

Adam Steranko was the only player dressed for the Ohio Bobcats (27-7-2) not to register a shot on goal in Friday’s 8-2 victory over Kent State (7-24-1), a testament to the offensive firepower at hand. “That’s one of our goals is to get pucks on net,” coach Jonathan Sheridan said with a laugh. “We want pucks and bodies…

Upon his return, Gulch is ready to take on leading role

Leaders don’t always need to be recognized, but often the best are immortalized in hockey with a letter on their chest. In September, J.C. Gulch was named the newest captain of the Ohio Bobcats hockey team. He then, due to an undisclosed injury, missed the first half of the season until the end of the…

Dramatic finish gives Bobcats 2-1 victory

The Ohio Bobcats hockey (23-6-2) used some late game heroics from Brett Agnew to take a 2-1 victory from the Illinois Fighting Illini (14-14-1) Friday night. Opening the game, the Bobcats were extremely aggressive offensively with 17 shots in the first period alone. With the Illini averaging 28 shots against per game, it appeared that…

Alternating chances yields loss for Bobcats

The Ohio Bobcats hockey team (22-6-2) finished off Alumni Weekend with an exciting finish that yielded a 2-1 loss in overtime to the Iowa State Cyclones. Tough play highlighted the first period, with multiple players limping off the ice after blocking heavy slap shots and taking devastating hits. The biggest scoring chance came exactly midway…

Bobcats ride hot third period to win over Iowa State

The sixth-ranked Ohio Bobcats (22-6-1) hockey team defeated the seventh-ranked Iowa State Cyclones (25-7-2) on Friday night 5-2 after a scoring outburst early in the third period. Early in the game, the focus was on heavy defensive pressure with both teams having prime scoring opportunities stopped by well-timed stick lifts or poke checks. The normally aggressive Bobcats offense…