Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 8:06pm
Following in his dad's footsteps, Philippe Lapointe will take the ice in Southeastern Michigan this season for Michigan hockey, where he aims to make name a great player in his own rite.

Philippe comes from an NHL background, and a decorated one at that. It would be easy to wilt under the lofty expectations his father’s career set. But to Philippe, these expectations were not a reason to run from the spotlight — they were a chance to learn.

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 7:26pm
Ian Hume has been the equipment manager for the Michigan hockey team for over 30 years, where he makes sure the team gets what it needs for games while forming bonds with players.

The dull whir of the skate sharpening machine sets a fitting background noise. 

Masked up in an empty Yost Ice Arena, Long-time Michigan hockey equipment manager Ian Hume sits at his desk, a wall of skates to his left. Before our interview can begin, a visitor arrives. Freshman forward Phillippe Lapointe enters the office, asking if his skates are done. 

It’s a simple question, but there’s a lot more to it. Hume works with Lapointe to figure out how much extra steel he wants on his blades.  

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 1:38pm
College hockey season will be delayed due to COVID-19.

Following the delay of fall sports in the Big Ten, college hockey will be delayed as well, per a statement from the Hockey Commissioners Association, which governs all 11 Division I hockey leagues.

Monday, September 7, 2020 - 7:57pm
Cam York's two-way play makes him one of the best defensemen in the conference.

York’s game is representative of a bigger trend across all levels of hockey. Defensemen are no longer bruisers whose main purpose is to block shots and make checks. Instead, defenders are quick, elusive players who can operate as a fourth forward when their team is on the rush.

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 7:50pm
The commitment of Jackson Hallum adds elite speed to Michigan's 2022 recruiting class.

Michigan may look a little quicker on the ice in the future after 17 year old forward Jackson Hallum, from St. Thomas Academy in Minnesota, committed to the Wolverines.

Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 6:18pm
The Michigan women's water polo team irked out a big win against Santa Barbara

The No. 10 Michigan water polo team (7-8) escaped with a 5-4 win over No. 9 UCSB (9-7) on Sunday to close out the Barbara Kalbus Invitational with a 2-2 record. On Saturday, the Wolverines started strong with an 11-10 win over No. 7 California (10-5), but they could not keep that momentum. They were outplayed in a 7-2 loss to No. 2 UCLA (17-2) and then suffered a tough 9-8 loss to No. 6 UC Irvine (12-5).