October 19, 2012

Bobcats Skate To Tie Against Ohio State

HAMDEN, Conn. - The nationally-ranked No. 20 Quinnipiac men's ice hockey team skated to a 1-1 tie against Ohio State at the High Point Solutions Arena at the TD Bank Sports Center. With the tie, Quinnipiac goes to 2-1-1 on the season while Ohio State goes to 1-1-1.

Matthew Peca (Petawawa, Ontario) scored the game's first goal midway through the second period when he picked up a loose puck in front of the Quinnipiac bench. Peca skated into the Buckeyes' zone, between the face-off circles and wristed a shot past Ohio State's Brady Hjelle to give Quinnipiac an  early 1-0 lead.

With less than half of the third period to play Tyler Lundey found Matt Johnson on the doorstep for a one-timer that put Ohio State on the board and tied the game at 1-1.

Quinnipiac and Ohio State resume play on Saturday, Oct. 20 for the second game of their two-game set at the High Point Solutions Arena at the TD Bank Sports Center. The Bobcats and Buckeyes square off at 4 p.m. Following the game, High Point Solutions Arena will host the popular "Skate With The Bobcats". Fans are asked to bring their own skates.