Former Wolverine Dylan Larkin made the Detroit Red Wings' roster.
The Wolverines’ offseason project – the defense – kept them on top en route an 8-1 clobbering of Toronto.
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.
A new season also brings high expectations.
With the addition of Shields, the Wolverine netminders will be coached every day of the week
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 NHL.com that he would return to Michigan for his sophomore season.
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.
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.