Hockey

Freshman forward Kyle Connor celebrates with teammates after scoring his third goal of the game. He would go on to score four goals during Michigan's 7-2 victory over Penn State in the semifinal game of the Big Ten Hockey tournament on March 18, 2016.

The Wolverines defeated Penn State for the fifth time this season.

Steve Racine rebounded last weekend with two strong performances against Penn State.

Michigan is entering its conference tournament as the No. 2 seed, with an NCAA Tournament berth already locked in place.

Sophomore defenseman Zach Werenski grew up watching Nicklas Lidstrom play.

If there’s one player on the Michigan hockey team who emulates Lidstrom’s game the most, it’s sophomore defenseman Zach Werenski.

Dexter Dancs would like his line to be called "Down in the DM" going forward.

Dancs joined the Daily for this week’s edition of Quick Hits.

Kyle Connor is the conference’s Player of the Year, and linemates Tyler Motte and JT Compher joined him on the first team.

Red Berenson's team played "Dickie Moore" hockey against Penn State.

Michigan coach Red Berenson was reminded of Dickie, an old teammate, after his team’s regular-season finale.

Kyle Connor's standout freshman season should earn Hobey Baker honors, writes Jason Rubinstein.

As just a freshman, Connor has totaled 61 points and 30 goals, including four this weekend, to lead the nation.

Boo Nieves, along with fellow seniors Justin Selman and Steve Racine, has helped lead Michigan back to the NCAA Tournament.

Boo Nieves, Justin Selman and Steve Racine began their careers on a team that ended the streak no one wanted to end, and they’ll go out ending the dubious streak that followed.

Regardless of the rumors, the Wolverines made one thing certain: If this was their coach’s last game on home ice, he was going out in a fashion emblematic of his entire career.

Freshman forward Kyle Connor celebrates a goal in a game against Penn State at Yost Ice Arena on Friday. Michigan won 7-1.

The Wolverines were on the receiving end of two key giveaways in the defensive zone at Yost Ice Arena.