Michigan had its worst offensive game of the year Friday with just two goals, both in the third period. But the team rebounded with three first-period goals Saturday and showed scoring versatility it’s recently lacked.

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Michael Eisenstein

The ‘D’ was stout Saturday night, allowing just 28 shots to find their way to freshman goalie Bryan Hogan. But Friday night left a sour taste in everyone’s mouth.

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Andy Reid

Sauer had his weakest game Friday, but he wasn’t helped by Michigan’s all-around lackluster effort. Hogan’s encouraging debut Saturday can be nothing but good for Michigan.

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Courtney Ratkowiak

Special Teams
Michigan came into the weekend with almost a 25 percent power play conversion rate. But the Wolverines were just 1-for-13 in two games against the Buckeyes. Plus, Michigan allowed its first shorthanded goal of the season.

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Nate Sandals

In the stands

The students were back at Yost after taking a week off during the College Hockey Showcase. It was the loudest it’s been all season Saturday after freshman goalie Bryan Hogan stopped Ohio State senior Tommy Goebel’s penalty shot in the first period.

The weekend’s best chant was “Dingle berry,” which rained down each time Ohio State’s John Dingle had the puck.

Notable Number: 91

The percentage of Michigan’s points – 10 of 11 – scored by freshmen in Saturday’s 4-2 win.

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