Behind a perfect performance from Hayden Lavigne in net and Tony Calderone's hat trick, the Wolverines recorded a convincing 4-0 victory.
Since the Wolverines win over Vermont, Norris has recorded just three points and one lone goal — a tap-in finish with a man advantage during garbage time against Ohio State.
Michigan’s exhibition game against the United States National Team Development Program this Saturday comes as an opportune moment to experiment with new lines.
For two straight nights, the Wolverines had been dominated in every facet of the game and run off their home ice. They didn’t try to deny it, either.
A disappointing weekend for the Wolverines came to an end with a 5-1 loss to the Buckeyes, which followed a 3-2 defeat the night before.
While the Wolverines may lack for experience or veteran presence in many areas, defense is not one of them.
A dominant first period and a furious third-period flurry was enough for the Michigan hockey team (5-2) to put away the Bulldogs, 7-2.
Michigan now possesses a balance of skilled underclassmen and veterans eager for redemption. Against Ferris State, it will try to maximize this balance and hope it comes together at the same time.
With a victory over No. 15 Penn State at Pegula Ice Arena, the Wolverines proved not only that they could hang with the Big Ten’s best, but beat them as well.
The Wolverines’ trip to No. 15 Penn State to begin their Big Ten slate represents the most important challenge of their season so far.