Ice Hockey

Dylan Larkin made the Detroit Red Wings' roster Monday.

Former Wolverine Dylan Larkin made the Detroit Red Wings' roster.

Zach Werenski headlines a retooled Michigan defense.

The Wolverines’ offseason project – the defense – kept them on top en route an 8-1 clobbering of Toronto.

Senior forward Justin Selman prepares to shoot on Toronto during Michigan's 8-1 exhibition win Sunday.

Michigan hockey coach Red Berenson said earlier this week he wanted to find out what kind of team he had after the Wolverines’ top three point scorers either graduated or signed with an NHL club.

Cutler Martin will play a larger role on Michigan's defense this year.

A new season also brings high expectations.

Steve Shields will serve as a mentor to Michigan goalies Zach Nagelvoort and Steve Racine.

With the addition of Shields, the Wolverine netminders will be coached every day of the week

JT Compher will serve as the Michigan hockey team's captain this year.

Last season, and the two years before, multiple players said the team culture wasn’t strong enough.

On Thursday, though, the string of bad news broke when defenseman Zach Werenski confirmed to that he would return to Michigan for his sophomore season. 

Fifteen Wolverines attend NHL Development Camps

Fifteen Wolverine team draft picks and free agent invitees participated in NHL Development Camps over the past few weeks, honing their skills and gaining valuable experience without affecting their NCAA eligibility. 

Ofili jumping major hurdles into senior year

In one year, Boo Nieves will graduate from Michigan and, depending on his performance, possibly transition from wearing maize and blue shirts to being a Blueshirt.