Hockey

Junior forward Jake Slaker scored an empty-net goal in Friday’s 6-4 win with an assist from linemate Will Lockwood.

Most players, when presented the opportunity, would go for the goal. Not Will Lockwood.

Junior forward Will Lockwood says his team has improved its confidence with its weekend split against Penn State.

Michigan's offense has improved, but its defense needs to improve

Freshman goaltender Strauss Mann has a 3-1 record so far this season.

The No. 16 Michigan hockey team (5-4 overall, 1-1 Big Ten) is getting thrown into the fire — facing one fierce opponent after the other — right at the beginning of conference play.

Freshman forward Garrett Van Wyhe and his line are trying to find the offensive touch

Freshman forward Garrett Van Wyhe and his line are trying to find the offensive touch

Junior forward Adam Winborg has been one of Michigan’s top players during the faceoff, winning 18 of 26 draws over the past three games for the Wolverines.

Some people get a thrill out of the chase –– whatever that chase entails. That is, unless you’re Michigan hockey coach Mel Pearson and what you’re chasing is the puck.

Freshman defenseman Nick Blankenburg scored his first goal for Michigan on Saturday.

Less than five minutes into the third period on Saturday, Nick Blankenburg received the puck near the blue line.

Sophomore defenseman Quinn Hughes assisted on one of Michigan's power play goals this weekend.

For many things in sports, timing is everything. In hockey, that includes the power play.

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Michigan held on to exact some revenge on the Fighting Irish, 2-1.

Michigan coach Mel Pearson has used healthy competition in practice to make adjustments to Michigan’s roster.

In the two-day series against Lake Superior State last weekend, the Michigan hockey team played like two vastly different teams.

Junior forward Josh Norris notched four points against the Lakers this weekend.

In an up-and-down series against Lake Superior State (5-1) in which the Wolverines appeared to be two different teams between Friday and Saturday night, there was one constant for the No. 12 Michigan hockey team (4-3): sophomore forward Josh Norris.