Werenski signed with the Blue Jackets on Tuesday morning.
For one reason or another over the previous three seasons, the Wolverines’ leadership had failed to root out a culture of frustration and disappointment. Compher changed that.
After a dramatic, 3-2 overtime win over Notre Dame on Friday night, No. 2 seed Michigan advanced to the Midwest Regional Final of the NCAA Hockey Tournament.
The Fighting Irish are not so different than they were three years ago in the teams’ last meeting — set to pose a stringent defensive challenge to Michigan’s high-flying offense.
Connor’s freshman season is among the most impressive feats in the modern history of college hockey. He owns a 24-game point streak and the national lead in points (65) and in goals (34).
Kyle Connor is the conference’s Player of the Year, and linemates Tyler Motte and JT Compher joined him on the first team.
Michigan coach Red Berenson was reminded of Dickie, an old teammate, after his team’s regular-season finale.
The series could be the last one Michigan coach Red Berenson ever coaches at Yost Ice Arena.
After giving up three unanswered goals in the first 20 minutes, Racine’s second period was one of his worst stretches on the year.
Minnesota hosts No. 6 Michigan on Thursday night in the first game of a weekend series.