Panthers come up short and drop their first conference game 5-4 to Grand Rapids Christian, despite outshooting them 39-17.
Panthers slow start put them behind 2-0 at the end of the first but they took over the game from there. Doubling the eagles in shots on goal but they ran out of time during the hard fought come back.
Mike Walsh, Mason Vonk and Ben Burns led the panthers with 2 points each.
Matt Moraw, Tommy Buis, TJ Denhof, Jasmit Sidhu and Will houskamp each added 1 point. Caleb VanHeest made 12 saves in net.
The panthers take on the Eagles again Saturday in Grand Rapids at 7pm for the second game in the home and home series.