Solving Michigan’s Blue Line Puzzle

Defenseman Kevin Clare (now graduated), celebrates a goal with rising sophomore forward Alex Kile. Photo by Paul Sherman By David Malinowski (@dmmm14) It’s hard to believe that nearly two years ago, Michigan was losing some of its best defensemen over the last decade. If they weren’t borderline stars, at a minimum they were reliable, regardless of what the end result was. Two...
Via The Hockey Guys
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Allen repeats as champs, eliminate Cutthroats

ALLEN, Texas – In front of a home crowd of 6,125, the Allen Americans lifted the Ray Miron President’s Cup for the second-straight season, defeating the Denver Cutthroats in five games with Saturday night’s 5-2 victory. Facing elimination, the Cutthroats took an early lead with Kyle Fletcher’s goal at the 10:39 mark of the first period, giving Denver a 1-0 lead in the first...
Via Mile High Sports
May 11, 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

Rick Sadowski: Avalanche trims roster, no surprises

The Avalanche reduced its preseason roster today to 46 players by assigning seven players to the Lake Erie Monsters in the American Hockey League and returning three players to their respective junior teams. The following players went to Lake Erie: Left wings Trevor Cheek and Gabriel Desjardins; defensemen Daniel Maggio, Lee Moffie and Mikael Tam; and goalies Kieran Millan and Ke...
Via HockeyBuzz
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Oilers Sign Richard Bachman, Trade Kyle Bigos by   Steven Ellis

The Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with goaltender Richard Bachman on a one-year contract. The team also acquired defenceman Lee Moffie from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for defenceman Kyle Bigos. Bachman was chosen in the fourth round, 120th overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the Dallas Stars.  Bachman represented the United States for the first time in his...
Via The Hockey House
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan defeats Michigan State in the GLI third place game

The Wolverines used four goals in the third period to defeat arch rival Michigan State 5-2 in the third place game of the Great Lakes Invitational from Joe Louis Arena. Sophomore forwards Phil Di Giuseppe and Zach Hyman and freshman forward Andrew Copp each had goals for the Spartans while senior defenseman Lee Moffie and senior forward Kevin Lynch also added to the Michigan offense...
Via The Majors Detroit
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Speed learning

Cristoval "Boo" Nieves (MGoBlue.com) Friday night hockey for the New York Ranger and New York Islander prospects wasn't a bad one as the NCAA prospects joined their Junior peers in regular season play. For one young freshman, it was an opportunity to recover from a rocky first night and play well. First Star - Cristoval "Boo" Nieves Michigan Thursday...
Via The Prospect Park
October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Sweep of Ohio

The outfield crowd looks ugly, but the baselines were packed. Photo: Tim Williams The Wolverines went to Ohio this past weekend for a pair of games against the Buckeyes and came out of the weekend with their unbeaten streak in tact (and now up to 9 games). After a 4-0 win on Friday night in Columbus, Michigan absolutely dominated the Frozen Diamond Faceoff to draw within 5 points...
Via The Blog That Yost Built
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Metro + state: Hunwick leads U-M over OSU

College hockey Shawn Hunwick made 46 saves as No. 15 Michigan beat No. 2 Ohio State, 4-0, in a Central Collegiate Hockey Association game in Columbus, Ohio, Friday night. Lee Moffie and A.J. Treais scored first-period goals for Michigan (13-8-4, 7-6-4-1 CCHA). Luke Glendening and Alex Guptill added empty-net goals. OSU is 14-5-3 (10-3-3-1).
Via Lions Blog
January 14, 2012  |  Discuss

U-M wins Great Lakes Invitational with OT win over MSU

DETROIT -- The Michigan State Spartans led the Michigan Wolverines 2-1 and were less than a minute away from winning their 13th Great Lakes Invitational championship. But nothing is ever guaranteed in the most-played rivalry in college hockey. The Wolverines were already on the power play and pulled goaltender Shawn Hunwick to get a 6-on-4 opportunity. Standing on the goal line...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 31, 2011  |  Discuss
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