Hockey

Junior forward Evan Allen skates after a Robert Morris player during Michigan's 4-0 loss October 31.

It has been the same old story for the Michigan hockey team. Not the one where it scores five goals a game, but the one where it has multiple defensive breakdowns.

And unlike previous games, the offense couldn’t bail out its sloppy defensive play.

Sophomore forward Dexter Dancs brings the puck up the ice in Michigan's victory over Robert Morris October 30.

The No. 10 Michigan hockey team has done it again.

After coming back to tie Union, 5-5, last weekend after being down 3-1 at the end of the second period, the Wolverines faced a similar predicament Friday night at Yost Ice Arena.

Kyle Connor is off to a fast start for Michigan.

No. 10 Michigan will defend its home ice and untarnished resume in a two-game series on Friday and Saturday.

Justin Selman has had a fast start to his senior season.

As an assistant captain for the Michigan hockey team, Justin Selman has a lot of responsibilities both on and off the ice.

Steve Shields recalled Tuesday a legendary hockey fight he once had.

Back in the bruising ‘90s of the NHL, one of Shields’ altercations will stand out to old-time fans everywhere.

Brendan Warren has played a big role in the success of Michigan's third line early in the season.

Opposing teams might consider the Michigan hockey team’s first line its best and its second line the most annoying. But they should start fearing its third line — its most steady.

Zach Werenski leads a retooled Michigan defense.

The No. 11 Michigan hockey team has played just four games this season, but its 2015 campaign already looks much different than the last.

Red Berenson's team has placed an emphasis on early-season non-conference games.

The biggest key Michigan has talked about so far is taking care of business in early-season non-conference games, which they haven’t done in recent years.

Junior forward JT Compher clears the puck from RPI in Michigan's game against RPI on Saturday.

TROY, N.Y. — On Oct. 11, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute became a giant killer. Just three games into their season, the Engineers hosted then-No. 1 Boston College and sent the national powerhouse home with a 2-1 loss.

Junior center JT Compher wrestles for the puck with Union College’s Sebastien Gingra.

No. 11 Michigan left its first trip to Schenectady with a 5-5 tie.