In a system named for legendary coach Red Berenson, the Daily hockey writers grade the Wolverines on their performance in each of four areas.

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(Graded out of 4 pucks)

OFFENSE By Mark Giannotto

Offense? What offense? The line changes this week did nothing to jumpstart the goal-scoring. After a fast start, the freshmen forwards have been brought back down to earth by quality opponents.

1 OUT OF 4 PUCKS

 

DEFENSE By James V. Dowd

For the second consecutive weekend, mistakes by Michigan defensemen cost the Wolverines two key games. If Michigan hopes to climb back up into the CCHA title hunt, the defense must be more consistent.

1 OUT OF 4 PUCKS

 

GOALTENDING By H. Jose Bosch 

The goalies saw more action than the Minnesota Vikings, and for that, you can’t be too hard on them for giving up eight goals in two games. But two losses doesn’t warrant three full pucks.

2.5 OUT OF 4 PUCKS 

 

SPECIAL TEAMS By Dan Levy

Michigan killed off 13 of Miami’s 15 power plays. But the Wolverines converted on just two of their 10 power play chances, and they gave up two short-handed goals, which cost them the game on Friday.

2 OUT OF 4 PUCKS

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