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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

UND vs. MTU game three WCHA playoffs

Game is on DirecTV 626 and Fox College Sports UND Forward Lines 21 Brendan O’Donnell–10 Corban Knight (A) –7 Danny Kristo (A) 19 Rocco Grimaldi–27 Carter Rowney (A)–15 Michael Parks 25 Mitch MacMillan–16 Mark MacMillan–13 Connor Gaarder Drake Caggiula 9–28 Stephane Pattyn–17 Colten St. Clair UND Defensive Parings 2 Andrew MacWilliam...
Via Goon's World
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

UND vs. MTU game 2 WCHA Playoffs

UND Forward Lines 21 Brendan O’Donnell–10 Corban Knight (A) –7 Danny Kristo (A) 19 Rocco Grimaldi–27 Carter Rowney (A)–15 Michael Parks 25 Mitch MacMillan–16 Mark MacMillan–13 Connor Gaarder 11 Derek Rodwell–28 Stephane Pattyn–17 Colten St. Clair UND Defensive Parings 2 Andrew MacWilliam (C)–18 Dillon Simpson 4 Derek Forbort–24 Jordan Schmaltz...
Via Goon's World
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

UND vs. MTU game 1 WCHA playoffs

UND Forward Lines 21 Brendan O’Donnell–10 Corban Knight (A) –7 Danny Kristo (A) 19 Rocco Grimaldi–27 Carter Rowney (A)–15 Michael Parks 25 Mitch MacMillan–16 Mark MacMillan–13 Connor Gaarder 11 Derek Rodwell–28 Stephane Pattyn–17 Colten St. Clair UND Defensive Parings 2 Andrew MacWilliam (C)–18 Dillon Simpson 4 Derek Forbort–24 Jordan Schmaltz...
Via Goon's World
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Kirill Kapustin crosscheck on Blake Pietila

One more video today... Check out this cross check by Russia's forward Kirill Kapustin on USA forward Blake Pietila. Kapustin was given a two minute minor and a 10 minute misconduct, it should have been a five minute major and a game misconduct.These are the dangerous hits that hockey is trying to remove from the game of hockey. I got to admit that I had to scratch my head...
Via Goon's World
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Devils Come Up Short Against Norfolk, Matteau Cut, Pietila Makes USA

The Albany Devils fell up short last night in overtime against the Norfolk Admirals. Here are some notes on that game as well as Stefan Matteau being cut from Team USA, as well as Blake Pietila making the team and what we can expect from him in the tournament. - The Devils lost their fourth consecutive game last night in heartbreaking fashion. They allowed Norfolk to tie the game...
Via HockeyBuzz
December 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Devils Silenced By Sound Tigers + Matteau, Pietila Ready For World Juniors

The Albany Devils didn't start off their extended road trip on a positive note last night as they failed to pick up at least a point in a 4-3 loss to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Here ares some notes on the loss as well as Stefan Matteau, Blake Pietila and Team USA as they get set for a 12:30 ET game against Sweden. - Keith Kinkaid stopped 26-of-30 last night in what was his...
Via HockeyBuzz
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

UND: The Weekend Ahead (12/14-12/15)

Seal of the University of North Dakota (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The University of North Dakota travels to Houghton, Michigan to play the Michigan Tech Huskies in an important two game WCHA series at MacInnes Student Ice Arena on December 14-15. North Dakota (8-5-3, 5-2-3 WCHA) #8 USCHO and #8 USA Today Polls versus unranked Michigan Tech (4-8-3, 3-6-3 WCHA). ...
Via Goon's World
December 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Wisconsin skates to 1-all tie vs. Michigan Tech

The Wisconsin hockey squad skated to a 1-all overtime tie versus visiting Michigan Tech Friday night. Badgers forward Tyler Barnes hammered home a loose puck at the 16:49 mark of the third period, accounting for the hosts' lone score of the night. The goal was Barnes' first in nine games, and helped Wisconsin's record move to 2-7-4 overall and 2-5-4 in WCHA play. Michigan...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Men's Hockey: Michigan Tech Series Preview

The Matchup: Wisconsin vs. Michigan Tech When: Friday Dec. 7 & Saturday Dec. 8 7 p.m. CT Where: Kohl Center (15.325) Ice Sheet: 200' x 97’ TV: Fox Sports Wisconsin (Live), Wisconsin Channel (Delay, 10 p.m.) All-Time Series: Wisconsin leads 98-46-8 Last Meeting: Michigan Tech 3, Wisconsin 2 (OT)-  The Huskies completed a sweep of the Badgers in the...
Via Madtown Badgers
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Stefan Matteau, Blake Pietila Named To USA's Preliminary Roster

According to multiple reports, New Jersey Devils' forward prospects Stefan Matteau and Blake Pietila have been named to Team USA's World Junior preliminary roster. Matteau, 18, has 14 goals, 23 points, 54PIMs and a plus-14 ratings in the BLB Armada in his first year in the QMJHL. If Matteau makes the roster, it is expected he will play on the third or fourth line in a...
Via HockeyBuzz
December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

MTU's game winning goal against BSU.

First, I am not shy about my critiques of the officials in the WCHA. I think the level of officiating in the WCHA “at times” has been questionable if not downright brutal. Here is another example of a blown call; in talking to a person that I know in Bemidji; who saw the game – alerted me to the game winning goal scored by Michigan Tech's forward Blake Pietila. First...
Via Goon's World
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Tech attacks Gophers early, in 5-3 upset

The top-ranked Minnesota Gophers had a chance to help their head coach reach a career milestone Friday night, in a hockey clash at Michigan Tech. Alas, coach Don Lucia's 600th career win celebration will have to wait at least one more night. Michigan Tech bolted out to an early, 3-1 lead and was rarely threatened, as the host Huskies upset the Gophers, 5-3, in Houghton, Mich...
Via Fox Sports North
October 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Denver advances to play Minnesota-Duluth

ST. PAUL -- Denver's Jason Zucker lit the lamp at the 2:18 mark in overtime Thursday, handing the Pioneers a hardfought, 3-2 overtime triumph over Michigan Tech, in Final Five action. Denver also got goals Thursday from Ty Loney and Luke Salazar. Additionally, goalie Juho Olkinuora aided DU's effort by recording 27 saves. Michigan Tech got scores from Ryan Furne and Blake...
Via Fox Sports North
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

UND vs. MTU game 2 lines

Fighting Sioux Forward Lines 29 Brock Nelson–10 Corban Knight (A) –7 Danny Kristo 16 Mark MacMillan–27 Carter Rowney–15 Michael Parks Stephane Pattyn 28 –9 Mario Lamoureux (C) – 20 Joe Gleason 8 Dan Senkbeil–13 Connor Gaarder–14 Taylor Dickin UND Defensive Pairings. 4 Derek Forbort – 24 Ben Blood 2 Andrew MacWilliam (A) – 5 Nick Mattson 18 Dillon...
Via Goon's World
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss

UND vs. MTU lines

Fighting Sioux Forward Lines 29 Brock Nelson–10 Corban Knight (A) –7 Danny Kristo 16 Mark MacMillan–27 Carter Rowney–15 Michael Parks Stephane Pattyn 28 –9 Mario Lamoureux (C) – 20 Joe Gleason 8 Dan Senkbeil–13 Connor Gaarder–14 Taylor Dickin UND Defensive Pairings. 4 Derek Forbort – 24 Ben Blood 2 Andrew MacWilliam (A) – 5 Nick Mattson 18 Dillon...
Via Goon's World
February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers fall in overtime to Michigan Tech

MINNEAPOLIS - Brett Olson's goal just 33 seconds into overtime gave Michigan Tech an upset 3-2 victory against the second-ranked University of Minnesota hockey team Friday night at Mariucci Arena. The Huskies, who improved to 9-7-1 overall and 6-6-1 in the WCHA, had just 23 shots on goal compared with Minnesota's 34 but made them count. Minnesota took a 1-0 lead midway...
Via Fox Sports North
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Gophers fall in overtime to Michigan Tech

MINNEAPOLIS - Brett Olson's goal just 33 seconds into overtime gave Michigan Tech an upset 3-2 victory against the second-ranked University of Minnesota hockey team Friday night at Mariucci Arena. The Huskies, who improved to 9-7-1 overall and 6-6-1 in the WCHA, had just 23 shots on goal compared with Minnesota's 34 but made them count. Minnesota took a 1-0 lead midway...
Via Fox Sports North
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

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