Michigan’s JT Compher skates during warmups against Ferris State University. (Photo by Michael Caples, http://mihockeynow.com/)
Ferris State Recap (12/11/13)
Finals week for University of Michigan students officially starts Thursday, December 11, 2013, which makes the final Michigan home game at Yost Ice Arena a necessary study break. The number three Michigan Wolverines took on the Ferris State Bulldogs in a Wednesday evening game which saw familiar themes and patterns from previous contests.
All season, Michigan has been subject to great puck luck, shoddy defense, out of sync plays, and a lack of effort on certain nights. In short, Michigan has been highly inconsistent on all but three things: special teams, great goaltending, and the win column. Michigan usually dominates its opponent in possession and often finds itself throwing seemingly a million shots on goal.
Not tonight. For the first time in quite a while, Michigan was out attempted in the first period, and did just abou...