Northwood Hockey Night with the Saginaw Spirit
Join us on Saturday, December 7th, 2013 at 3:30 pm to watch Northwood battle rival SVSU in the 1st annual Spirit College Cup at the Dow Event Center. Then stay for the Saginaw Spirit Game at 7:11 pm when they take on the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. One ticket gets you into both games. Tickets are for sale in advance at a rate of $12.00 per ticket.
Purchase tickets online at: www.saginawspirit.net/groupsales
Any questions, please call Shane Stout @ 497-6507 or email email@example.com
Northwood @ Grand Valley St. - Oct. 19/13
If your goaltender faces 52 shots, the result is usually not good. But when Dominic Orlando is in net and turns aside 48 of those shots, he's giving the team a chance to win. The Timberwolves gave a valiant effort and forced extra time in their second road game of the season, but GVSU was able to notch the winner in OT for a 4-3 win. Goals by Nate Scurfield (2) and Scott Naples tied the game up in the third period after a 3-0 deficit heading into the final frame. Storm Adams continued his torrid pace to the year by chipping in 3 assists.
Northwood returns home this weekend with a double bill vs. Indiana Purdue - Fort Wayne University. Game 1 is Friday @ 8:20 pm, game 2 on Saturday @ 2:35 pm - both at the Midland Civic Arena. Come on out to cheer on your Timberwolves!
Northwood @ Hope - Oct. 18/13
For 30 minutes, the Timberwolves looked like they were leaving Hope with a big upset victory, but my how a goal can change things quickly. Northwood got off to a great start, leading 1-0 after a period on a goal by Storm Adams. Midway through the second period, up 2-0, the Twolves must have been thinking this upset was more a realization than a pipedream. Goaltender Dominic Orlando was shining in net and the team was outplaying #3 ranked Hope.
But after Hope was able to get on the board and close the gap to 2-1, the flood gates opened. Eight straight second period goals squashed any chance Northwood had of notching the W in this game. Down 8-2 going into the third, the teams exchanged goals, Hope added a couple more and proved why they were the higher ranked team. The Timberwolves left with their tails between their legs after an 11-3 loss.
If they can turn their 30 minute performance into a full 60 minute effort, the result against GVSU tonight will be much different. Puck drop @ Grand Valley State is at 5:30 pm.
Seth Schupan Memorial Tournament Wrap-Up
The Timberwolves kicked off the tournament, and the season, with a tight 6-5 win over University of Central Florida on Thursday, Oct. 10. Up big early on by a score of 5-0, UCF chipped away at the lead. Northwood was luckily able to add another goal that would turn out to be the eventual game winner.
On Friday, Northwood played a hungrier Colorado St. team that was coming off an opening loss to Hope College. The Timberwolves peppered the Colorado St. goaltender with 39 shots but could only squeeze 1 goal by him in a close 3-1 loss.
Saturday proved to be a forgetful game. Down 3-2 after one period to California University of Pennsylvania, Northwood looked to be in a competitive contest as they tried to finish the tournament on a winning note. Unfortunately, 4 straight goals by Cal-Penn in the second period put the game out of reach. A 10-2 final was the end result.
The Timberwolves begin regular season play this Friday, Oct. 18 when they travel to Hope College. The road to Nationals continues...