Michigan’s power play unit did exactly what it has done well in the last month of the season.
Michigan avenged a loss in the 2015 title game, beating Minnesota, 5-3.
Last season the Gophers prevailed in Detroit, ending Michigan’s season.
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).
ST. PAUL, Minn. —With 9:08 left in the Big Ten Hockey Tournament semifinal, freshman forward Kyle Connor roofed a rebound during the Wolverines’ sixth power play of the game.
The Wolverines defeated Penn State for the fifth time this season.
Michigan is entering its conference tournament as the No. 2 seed, with an NCAA Tournament berth already locked in place.
If there’s one player on the Michigan hockey team who emulates Lidstrom’s game the most, it’s sophomore defenseman Zach Werenski.
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.