While the Wolverines would normally rely on players like senior forward Alex Kile or freshman forward Will Lockwood to supply a key goal, instead they got help from some unlikely sources.
Senior goaltender Zach Nagelvoort is at the helm of a book drive dedicated to collect at least 500 books by Feb. 4th for a Metro Detroit school.
The Michigan hockey team went to Minnesota looking to jumpstart its season. What it found was more of the same.
Unable to find the net until the third period, the Michigan hockey team lost to Minnesota, 4-2.
The ninth-ranked Golden Gophers outshot the Wolverines 45-24 en route to a 5-2 win.
In their first series matchup of the season, the Wolverines (1-3-0 Big Ten, 8-9-1 overall) will travel to Mariucci Arena to resume Big Ten play against No. 9 Minnesota (3-1-0, 11-5-2) on Friday and Saturday.
Much like former Wolverines, Cecconi's experience at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship could be crucial for the team moving forward.
Michigan’s offense has failed to muster a consistent goal-scoring threat, relying on its defense and goaltending to keep the Wolverines competitive.
The Michigan hockey team has yet to play a game with its full roster at its disposal, and that won't change against the Golden Gophers.
The night included reunions, tearful hugs and a hockey game. But most importantly, it honored Matzka and his fight against ALS.