Ohio State is a very good hockey team.
Predictions are a funny thing.
Of course, they must first be based off some prior knowledge, otherwise they would have little credibility.
Boka's game has strengthened in proportion to his disposition, resulting in increased trust from Pearson.
Hayden Lavigne had a rocky start Friday.
The sophomore goaltender — who has championed the No. 11 Michigan hockey team’s defense in the second half of the season as a stalwart brick wall in front of the net — wasn’t playing to his potential.
This weekend’s series felt like an encore from Michigan’s seniors — a show of thanks to their fans, their program and their university, giving them one final moment to remember them by.
With a 7-4 victory Saturday at Yost Ice Arena, the Wolverines not only clinched a semifinal date with No. 6 Ohio State next week, but also all but punched their ticket to the NCAA Tournament in coach Mel Pearson’s debut season.
After a five-year hiatus, postseason hockey made its return to Yost Ice Arena Friday night. The Michigan and Wisconsin hockey teams made sure the wait was worth it.
Michigan's Senior Night win over Arizona State felt different, because there's more work to do.
If the Wolverines falter against Arizona State, they could ruin the momentum they've gained recently.
Since Feb. 2, the Wolverines have given up exactly two goals per game, a display that Pearson attributes to “a little bit of everything.”