Despite the unfortunate outcome for the youngsters, two USNTDP players — defensemen Bode Wilde and Mattias Samuelsson — got their first taste of the program they will play for next season.
While preparing for Saturday’s exhibition game against the U.S. National Team Development Program, three Michigan hockey players eagerly await a package with championship rings.
Each time he commends the offense, Pearson seems to conversely critique his blueliners ability to step up in the big moments, especially when down a man.
Despite finding success playing from behind last weekend against No. 7 Minnesota, the 17th-ranked Wolverines didn’t have the same fortune Friday night against No. 9 Wisconsin.
Three weeks ago, Michigan hockey coach Mel Pearson called Cooper Marody into his office for a conversation about his practice habits. Since then, the junior forward's production has soared.
Following two straight weeks with devastating, come-from-behind overtime losses, the Wolverines finally overcame the overtime hump off an unconventional goal.
Through eight games, 13 of Michigan’s 28 goals have come in the third period. But the squandered late scoring opportunities have slowly started to equal those capped off by goal flurries.
After what looked like a chance at a second straight home series sweep, Michigan (5-3-0) fell to Ferris State (3-6-1) in a shocking 3-2 upset.
As more competition against high-caliber conference opponents begins, the Daily looks at four key storylines from what was an eventful and decisive weekend in State College.
The Daily highlights four key takeaways from the series, including the areas the Wolverines excelled and the areas the team needs to improve before Michigan travels to Penn State for its first Big Ten series of the season.