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.
The Michigan hockey community has shown strong support for former Wolverine Scott Matzka in his battle with ALS.
After tallying just two goals in his first 14 games played, Alex Kile now has three in as many contests.