Michigan’s power play unit did exactly what it has done well in the last month of the season.
The Wolverines defeated Penn State for the fifth time this season.
If there’s one player on the Michigan hockey team who emulates Lidstrom’s game the most, it’s sophomore defenseman Zach Werenski.
The Wolverines were on the receiving end of two key giveaways in the defensive zone at Yost Ice Arena.
Finally healthy again, Cooper Marody, Tony Calderone and Brendan Warren rejoined the same line and excelled against Ohio State.
While the Wolverines recovered from a three-goal deficit to push the game to overtime, the Buckeyes triumphed, 6-5.
While his linemates put up flashy goal totals — Motte has scored in 12 straight games and Connor has 51 points on the season — Compher doesn’t get enough recognition for the intangibles he provides to the line.
Here are five things we learned from Michigan’s trip to Madison this past weekend.
The Wolverines only gave up four goals last weekend in their best defensive effort of 2016, but Berenson knows Michigan can still improve, even with the offense playing the way that it is.
With Racine playing the way he has the last two months, those days of inconsistent goaltending may be over.