Notre Dame Hockey loses the opening game against Ohio State

Irish ice hockey team Notre Dame Fighting took to the streets last night to open an away series with the Ohio State Buckeyes. Notre Dame was able to secure a second-half lead before Ohio State equalized. The Buckeyes rallied late to score two goals and add a third with an empty net to win the game.

Match Summary (Notre Dame 2 – Ohio State 5)

First period

Ohio State secured an early lead, jumping out by a goal four minutes into the game. With less than a minute left in the period, Notre Dame tied the game. Chase Blackmun grabbed a rebound and carried it behind the net to the right faceoff circle. He ran a pass across the ice to the opposite circle where Trevor Janicke fired the shot once into open netting before Jakub Dobes could recover.

second period

At the start of the second period, it was Notre Dame’s turn. The puck worked its way around the boards where Fin Williams grabbed it in the corner. He made a hard angle shot from almost the goal line that managed to squeeze past Dobes to score his first career goal.

The lead was short-lived, however, as Ohio State managed to score an own goal just three minutes later.

third period

The third period was not kind to Notre Dame. The first half was uneventful, but Ohio State took the lead again after 12 minutes. They added another goal two minutes later to take a two-goal lead and sealed the win with an empty net goal.


Ohio State: Davis Burnside (6) at 4:18 in the 1st with assists from Scooter Brickley and Tate Singleton

Notre Dame: Trevor Janicke (3) at 7:16 in the 1st with assists from Chase Blackmun and Jackson Pierson

Notre Dame: Fin Williams (1) at 3:18 in the 2nd with assists from Tyler Carpenter and Hunter Strand

Ohio State: Domininc Vidoli (2) shorthanded at 6:50 in the 2nd with an assist from Tate Singleton

Ohio State: Tate Singleton (2) at 12:57 in the 3rd with a Davis Burnside assist

Ohio State: Jake Wise (6) on the power play at 2:13 in the 3rd with an assist from Mason Lohrei

Ohio State: Patrick Guzzo (5) in the empty net at 6:04 p.m. in the 3rd unassisted


Notre Dame: Jesse Lansdell 2 for slashing at 6:52 in 1

Ohio State: Tate Singleton 2 for roughing at 4:54 p.m. on 1st floor

Notre Dame: Chayse Primeau 2 for roughing at 16:54 in 1

Ohio State: Tate Singleton 2 for batting at 4:54 p.m. in 1st

Ohio State: Tyler Duke 2 for batting at 5:32 in 2nd

Notre Dame: Jesse Lansdell 2 for boarding at 8:54 am on the 2nd floor

Ohio State: Michael Gildon 2 for hooking at 10:35 in 2nd

Ohio State: Cam Thiesing 2 due to interference at 1:06 p.m. in 2nd

Notre Dame: Solag Bakich 2 for tripping at 5:40 p.m. on 2nd floor

Ohio State: CJ Regula 2 for cross-check at 3:37 a.m. on 3rd floor

Notre Dame: Grant Silianoff 2 for slashing at 1:02 p.m. on the 3rd floor


Notre Dame: Ryan Bischel saved 21 of 25 shots in the loss

Ohio State: Jakub Dobes saved 30 of 32 shots for the win


Notre Dame and Ohio State end their streak with game two tonight in Columbus.