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…

Bobcats drop second straight to Liberty

A long and physical evening produced yet another one-goal loss for the Ohio Bobcats hockey team (2-2-1) against the Liberty Flames (7-0-0), falling 1-0 while producing the fewest shots in any game this season. The Bobcats were able to come out aggressive, with the first two minutes producing many opportunities to score. The most notable…

High scoring affair yields loss for Bobcats

The 10th-ranked Ohio Bobcats hockey team (2-1-1) fell in regulation to the 14th-ranked Liberty University Flames (6-0-0) despite an incredible offensive output by a score of 7-6. Ohio would finish the game having produced 37 shots at freshman goaltender Ryan Heltion making his third start of the season. The game was plagued by physicality that…

Bobcats dominate in victory over Mountaineers

The Ohio Bobcats hockey team (2-0-1) dominated the West Virginia Mountaineers (0-3-0) last night with a massive 7-1 victory led by the play of freshman goaltender Ryan Heltion. The scoring started with the powerplay entering the offensive zone, where Brett Agnew took a pass from Nathan De La Torre and forced his way behind the…

Bobcats grab late lead, beat Minot State 6-5

The Ohio Bobcats trailed or were tied with the Minot State Beavers for the first 58 minutes of the game Friday night, but scored with under a minute to play and grabbed a 6-5 victory. Minot State started off fast, putting up five shots in the first three minutes. Their quick attack paid off when…

Bobcats fall short in OT to Illinois

The Ohio Bobcats hockey team tied the Illinois Fighting Illini in the final seconds of the game Friday night, only to fall short in overtime, 3-2. The game had a very clean, even start to it. Neither team committed a penalty, and both teams ended the first period with 10 shots each. However, the Fighting…