If Michigan hopes to finish in the top half of the Big Ten — let alone make it back to the postseason — it will need to develop a more consistent approach when it has the puck.
The Wolverines have been outshot in every game this season, yet they have only lost one.
After losing the possession battle and being outshot 45-18, the Wolverines came roaring back on Michigan Tech.
Will Lockwood slapped in a pass from Max Shuart with only a minute remaining to give Michigan the win.
For Michigan coach Red Berenson, these games have become a reunion with longtime friend Mel Pearson, who coaches the Huskies.
Three games into the season, all three Wolverine goaltenders have had the chance to start, but the situation still isn’t any clearer.
Michigan did not play its best hockey against the Bulldogs, and without a big game from Jack LaFontaine, it likely would have lost.
The Wolverines found a way to win despite not playing their best game.
The No. 13 Michigan hockey team weathered the storm, emerging with a 2-1 win over Ferris State Friday night at Ewigleben Arena.
Through four games, the Bulldogs have been outscored 13-8 by their opponents.