After being academically ineligible for the first half of the season, Cooper Marody made his return to the ice in the Great Lakes Invitational.
Junior forward Tony Calderone scored with 2:02 left in overtime to help Michigan stun Michigan State, 5-4.
Even the return of sophomore center Cooper Marody wasn’t enough for Michigan to win its first game of the Great Lakes Invitational against the Huskies.
Lavigne returned to the net this weekend and snapped Michigan’s losing skid Saturday after a rough outing Friday.
Martin has recently proved to be instrumental in the scoring process, tallying three goals in the last three games.
The Michigan hockey team avenged its 7-4 loss to Wisconsin on Friday with a 4-1 win over the Badgers on Saturday.
Senior forward Alex Kile was ejected for checking from behind in the final moments of the second frame, unable to help his team as the Badgers eventually won the game 7-4.
In their non-conference schedule, the Badgers faced four ranked teams and earned two victories, nearly equalling last season’s total of three.
The production from the top line of Will Lockwood, Jake Slaker and Alex Kile has cooled considerably since its scorching start to the season.
Michigan’s players face the ultimate challenge — not only do they have to balance the hectic and intense schedule of being a Big Ten athlete, but they also need to take their schoolwork seriously.