Ice Hockey

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Powered by an early outburst, Michigan (4-7-2 Big Ten, 9-10-2 overall) defeated the ninth-ranked Golden Gophers (4-8-1, 13-11-1) on Friday in a crucial conference victory away from home.

Michigan coach Mel Pearson thought his team played smart and executed well against Notre Dame.

Michigan coach Mel Pearson described his hockey team’s last two games against then-No. 2 Notre Dame as two of its best.

Freshman defenseman Quinn Hughes believes Michigan has improved defensively thanks to a growing familiarity with coach Mel Pearson's system.

Despite a sweep at the hands of the Fighting Irish, the Wolverines’ defense had possibly its best performance of the season, and might have reached a turning point.

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After taking home a bronze medal with the U.S. National Junior Team at the 2018 World Junior Championships, freshman forward Josh Norris, freshman defenseman Quinn Hughes and sophomore forward Will Lockwood rejoined their Michigan teammates this weekend.

Michigan hockey coach Mel Pearson's team upped its offensive intensity against Notre Dame but still fell short.

What this weekend's box scores may not have shown was a tenacious effort from a steadfast Wolverine hockey team committed to upping its intensity and effort of play.

Michigan in a game against Notre Dame at Compton Family Ice Arena Sunday.

SOUTH BEND — The Michigan hockey team entered its third period with nothing to show for its impressive offensive showing against the nation’s second-ranked team. Notre Dame on the other hand — which played in a largely similar fashion as the Wolverines — had already found the net twice. 

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On a night dedicated to him, Red Berenson showed that he has come to terms with his retirement.

Michigan in a game against Notre Dame at the Red Berenson Rink Friday.

A timeout with one minute remaining and a pulled goaltender wasn’t enough, as Michigan failed to overcome its first period deficit, losing, 2-1.

Junior forward Cooper Marody is coming off a great performance at the Great Lakes Invitational, where he scored five points in two games.

In its first conference matchup of 2018, Michigan will square off against powerhouse Notre Dame in the first of two home-and-home series this season

Senior defenseman Cutler Martin scored his first goal of the season at the GLI after returning from injury.

According to Michigan coach Mel Pearson, when Michigan State went out to two goal lead, Luke Glendening’s words of wisdom began to soak in.