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.
As devastated as the Wolverines may have been after the weekend, Wisconsin will still travel to Ann Arbor this weekend.
A destructive performance from the seventh-ranked Nittany Lions featured a whopping 106 shots over two games, both of which were blowout wins for Penn State.
For the second straight night, the Wolverines couldn’t keep up with the Nittany Lions, being outshot, 58-23.
The Wolverines lost a blowout at Pegula Ice Arena on Thursday night.
For 10 of the 11 freshmen on the No. 20 Michigan hockey team, Thursday and Friday’s games will be their first time playing in No. 7 Penn State’s arena.
Coach Red Berenson typically puts one upperclassman and one underclassman in each room so that the former can mentor the latter.
Scoring goals is familiar territory for Calderone.
An ugly goal still goes down on the stat sheet, and this is a team that has scored and will continue to score its fair share of ugly goals this season.