While most of the credit for Michigan’s successes has been attributed to the first two offensive lines, series sweeps over No. 13 Minnesota and No. 12 Penn State were the product of a stalwart defensive effort.
With the Wolverines’ performance this past weekend against then-No. 9 Minnesota, it’s no surprise that senior forward Tony Calderone and junior forward Cooper Marody were nominated Monday for the same award that solidified past players as Michigan hockey legends.