Ice Hockey

Steve Shields recalled Tuesday a legendary hockey fight he once had.

Back in the bruising ‘90s of the NHL, one of Shields’ altercations will stand out to old-time fans everywhere.

Brendan Warren has played a big role in the success of Michigan's third line early in the season.

Opposing teams might consider the Michigan hockey team’s first line its best and its second line the most annoying. But they should start fearing its third line — its most steady.

Zach Werenski leads a retooled Michigan defense.

The No. 11 Michigan hockey team has played just four games this season, but its 2015 campaign already looks much different than the last.

Red Berenson's team has placed an emphasis on early-season non-conference games.

The biggest key Michigan has talked about so far is taking care of business in early-season non-conference games, which they haven’t done in recent years.

Junior forward JT Compher clears the puck from RPI in Michigan's game against RPI on Saturday.

TROY, N.Y. — On Oct. 11, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute became a giant killer. Just three games into their season, the Engineers hosted then-No. 1 Boston College and sent the national powerhouse home with a 2-1 loss.

Junior center JT Compher wrestles for the puck with Union College’s Sebastien Gingra.

No. 11 Michigan left its first trip to Schenectady with a 5-5 tie.

Boo Nieves was Michigan's best forward last weekend, per Red Berenson.

Even though Michigan escaped the weekend unscathed, Berenson can’t use that logic any longer as the Wolverines travel to upstate New York for games against No. 18 Union and RPI on Friday and Saturday, respectively.

Red Berenson's team slipped by with two close wins over the weekend.

The Wolverines dominated shot totals in both games, but both scores were close until the final buzzer.

Zach Nagelvoort earned the win for Michigan on Sunday.

With less than 7:30 left in the game and the No. 11 Michigan hockey team up 3-2, Zach Werenski held the puck inside the left circle, just a few feet away from the Wolverine net.

Junior forward JT Compher during Michigan's 3-2 win over Mercyhurst October 18.

16 minutes into the second period, freshman forward Kyle Connor came to the rescue, scoring the game-winning goal.