Eight days after Michigan was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament, Berenson announced Sunday that he will return for his 33rd season as the team's head coach.
The focus on what lies ahead for the Wolverines made some wonder whether Berenson was leaning toward returning for another year with the program.
Werenski signed with the Blue Jackets on Tuesday morning.
The two alternate captains finish their Michigan careers as two of just three seniors in a class that once also included players such as Jacob Trouba and Andrew Copp, who left the Wolverines early for the NHL.
Michael Downing told The Michigan Daily that he agreed to a three-year entry level contract with the Florida Panthers.
The Rangers originally drafted Nieves in 2012, when the team chose Nieves with its second-round pick (59th overall).
If Berenson stays for one more year, he could coach the team he has always wanted to coach.
For one reason or another over the previous three seasons, the Wolverines’ leadership had failed to root out a culture of frustration and disappointment. Compher changed that.
While the Wolverines gave a valiant effort, the Fighting Hawks were just too much to handle.
North Dakota scored a late go-ahead goal and two more insurance goals to oust the Wolverines, 5-2.