Michigan hockey falls to Ferris State, 5-0, marking fourth loss in five games
The Michigan hockey team gave up five goals for the second straight game and was shut out for the first time this year as its early season woes continued in a 5-0 loss Friday night at Ferris State.
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Freshman Jared Rutledge played the entire game, making 22 saves on 27 shots. His record fell to 1-4 on the year.
After a scoreless first period, Ferris State scored three times in the second and twice more in the third.
The loss came six days after Michigan fell to Cornell, 5-1 Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. Fellow freshman Steve Racine started Saturday's game.
The game marked Michigan's first shutout loss in 14 games this season. Michigan and Ferris State both took 27 shots.
The Wolverines penalty kil gave up two goals on six FSU chances, while the Michigan power play was 0-for-4.
Michigan and Ferris State will meet in the second game of the series, 7:05 p.m. Saturday night.