STATE COLLEGE, PENN. –– A thrilling comeback on back-to-back nights seemed too good to be true for the Michigan hockey team. But what ensued on Saturday was thrilling nonetheless.
STATE COLLEGE — Jake Slaker knew in the back of his mind that good things come to those who wait, and he got to see that firsthand Friday night against No. 5 Penn State .
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
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.
Less than five minutes into the third period on Saturday, Nick Blankenburg received the puck near the blue line.
For many things in sports, timing is everything. In hockey, that includes the power play.
There are often question marks for a team after a successful bout — especially with the Michigan hockey team.
Michigan held on to exact some revenge on the Fighting Irish, 2-1.
Michigan will face off with Notre Dame for the first time since last season's Frozen Four.