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Four Future Jets Take On World Juniors

I always enjoy taking a sneak peek at the future of the Winnipeg Jets.  It brings optimism, hope, and a sense that the franchise is actually going somewhere. And for the first time in the entire franchise's history – Atlanta and Winnipeg – the team actually knows how to draft quality players who will be in the lineup and not playing in the ECHL (remember Daultan Leveille...
Via Jets All Out
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Four Future Jets Take On World Juniors

I always enjoy taking a sneak peek at the future of the Winnipeg Jets.  It brings optimism, hope, and a sense that the franchise is actually going somewhere. And for the first time in the entire franchise's history – Atlanta and Winnipeg – the team actually knows how to draft quality players who will be in the lineup and not playing in the ECHL (remember Daultan Leveille...
Via Jets All Out
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Exclusive Interview | Accidental Surprise: Michigan goaltender Zach Nagelvoort

Zach Nagelvoort looks a puck into the corner against Penn State on February 21, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Knapik, http://www.andrewknapikphotography.com/) By David Malinowski (@dmmm14) Six months ago, Michigan hockey fans were in complete denial about a disappointing season. Six months ago, Lee Moffie, Jon Merrill, and Jacob Trouba made the back end look weaker by departing for the...
Via The Hockey Guys
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State splits Michigan series; Set to face the No. 2 Golden Gophers this weekend

Penn State goalie Matt Skoff stops Michigan's Alex Kile in the second period against at Yost Arena last Saturday. The Wolverines won, 5-2. (Photo c/o Brianne Bowen of The Ann Arbor News) So much for that prediction last week, eh? If you recall, in my preview I said that the Wolverines would pretty much run roughshod on the Nittany Lions. Well, Penn State made me eat my words...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

A Tale of Two Wolverines: Penn State at Michigan

By David Malinowski (@dmmm14) Michigan freshman and Chicago Blackhawks prospect Tyler Motte. (Photo courtesy of Dennis Pajot/Getty Images) The University of Michigan started the year with a 10-2-2 record, only to head on a 4-7-1  slump. Entering into this weekend’s games, Michigan needed a break, but more importantly a couple of wins. Here are the two mini-recaps for this weekend’s...
Via The Hockey Guys
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Penn State Earns First Big Ten Victory

Matt Skoff made 32 saves in the shutout against Michigan (Photo Courtesy of goPSUsports.com) By Pat White (@patwhite9126) “It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.” The old adage rang true in Happy Valley this weekend as Penn State (5-18-1, 1-9-0-0 Big Ten) hosted No. 10 Michigan (14-7-3, 6-3-1-1 Big Ten) in Big Ten play. At the end of the game on Friday, it looked like...
Via The Hockey Guys
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Hockey Recap: Wisco Weekend at Yost

Photo by David Malinowski By David Malinowski (@dmmm14) Fifty-one days had passed since a Big 10 hockey game took place in the confines of Yost Ice Arena. In between the Arctic temperatures and the mountains of snow on the ground, pink skies replaced the clouds and Ann Arbor was again home to hockey for the first time since the Winter Classic. Plenty of time elapsed between home...
Via The Hockey Guys
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Who's No. 1? NHL's Central Scouting releases midterm rankings for 2014 draft

On Monday morning, the NHL's Central Scouting department released their annual midterm rankings, giving fans an early look at who some of the top prospects are ahead of this June's NHL Entry Draft in Philadelphia. Like last season, there are a few names at the top, but no clear cut player anointed as the sure-fire number one pick this year. Sam Reinhart of the Western Hockey...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Who's No. 1? NHL's Central Scouting releases midterm rankings for 2014 draft

On Monday morning, the NHL's Central Scouting department released their annual midterm rankings, giving fans an early look at who some of the top prospects are ahead of this June's NHL Entry Draft in Philadelphia. Like last season, there are a few names at the top, but no clear cut player anointed as the sure-fire number one pick this year. Sam Reinhart of the Western...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers sweep Wolverines with 3-1 win

The Wisconsin Badgers men's hockey team have swept their home series against the Michigan Wolverines with a 3-1 win to follow up Friday's 5-2 victory. Joseph LaBate, Kevin Schulze and Frankie Simonelli lit the lamp for the Badgers. Wisconsin outshot Michigan 37-29, but was 0-for-3 on the power play. Andrew Copp scored his 11th goal of the season to save the Wolverines from...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets prospect Copp proving mature beyond years

Speaking with Andrew Copp, you would be forgiven for assuming he's a grizzled NHL veteran or at the very least a longtime coach. He speaks with a confidence and assuredness well beyond his 19 years, tossing out hard-won aphorisms -- "Consistency will come if your effort where it needs to be" -- as if they were afterthoughts. With this maturity in mind, it's easy...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Riley Barber Named American World Junior Captain; Two Players Cut by   Steven Ellis

Washington Capitals prospect Riley Barber has been named Team USA’s captain for the World Junior Championship. Matt Grzelcyk and Andrew Copp are alternates. Barber, a sophomore at the U20 stage, had three goals and three assists to help lead the Americans to the gold medal. He was also a member of the Under-18 World Championships that won the gold back in [...]
Via The Hockey House
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Four Future Jets Take On World Juniors

I always enjoy taking a sneak peek at the future of the Winnipeg Jets.  It brings optimism, hope, and a sense that the franchise is actually going somewhere. And for the first time in the entire franchise's history - Atlanta and Winnipeg - the team actually knows how to draft quality players who will be in the lineup and not playing in the ECHL (remember Daultan Leveille...
Via Jets All Out
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

University of Michigan Hockey: End of Semester Report Card

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...
Via The Hockey Guys
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan Hockey Week of 11/25: Big Ten Hockey

By David Malinowski (@dmmm14) Entering into Friday’s game against the Buckeyes, the Wolverines were seeded as the number three team in the nation. Ohio State University, excuse me, THE Ohio State University, was un-ranked. It did not make Friday’s contest any different in the minds of the players. In an arena so packed it had people spilling out like water flowing out of an...
Via The Hockey Guys
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Andrew Copp’s Goal Gives Michigan Win Over Ohio State in Big Ten Opener

The Michigan Wolverines and Ohio State Buckeyes helped kick off the inaugural Big Ten hockey season in style on Friday night, taking a 3-3 tie to overtime in a thoroughly entertaining game. But in the extra session, the homestanding Wolverines put one in the win column. Andrew Copp snapped one in on a breakaway for the 4-3 victory.
Via The Detroit Sports Site
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

College Hockey Weekend Roundup

Photo Courtesy of MGOBLUE.com By Pat White @patwhite9126 There was shifting atop the USCHO.com polls after a busy weekend of college hockey, with two Big Ten teams leading the pack. Minnesota remains on top of the polls as the unanimous No. 1 ranked team in the country. The Gophers retain the top spot while sitting idle this weekend. Michigan hops up two spots to No. 2 after losses...
Via The Hockey Guys
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan beats Michigan Tech 3-2 in OT

Despite giving up a two goal lead Michigan was able to right the ship in overtime with a 3-2 victory over Michigan Tech Friday night from Yost. Phil Di Giuseppe gave Michigan a 1-0 lead in the first before Luke Moffatt gave the Wolverines a 2-0 cushion in the second. However some special teams blunders both on the penalty kill and power play resulted in a tie score heading in the...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Preview: UMass Lowell at Michigan

#18 Massachusetts Lowell (2-3-0, 0-0-0 HEA) at #4 University of Michigan (4-0-1, 0-0-0 Big Ten) When: Saturday, Oct. 26 at 7:00pm ET Where: Yost Ice Arena, Ann Arbor, Mich. Notes: Non-conference game Stakes: Hockey East/Big Ten Challenge Radio/TV: 980AM WCAP Listen Online: ESPN Radio Live Stats: Click Here Live Blog: coming soon…   Top Forwards Joseph Pendenza (3-0-3, ...
Via View From 123
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Highlights of Michigan Hockey’s 3-1 Win Over Boston College

The Michigan Wolverines opened their 2013-14 hockey season on Thursday night with an impressive 3-1 home win over No. 4 Boston College. Luke Moffatt scored a pair of power-play goals for the Wolverines, who also received a tally from Andrew Copp. Goalie Steve Racine turned away 20 shots for the 10th-ranked Wolverines, who will be back in action Saturday at RIT. Here are the highlights...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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