Michigan Appears to be like to Hold Rolling in Sequence In opposition to Notre Dame
11/25/2020 1:00:00 PM
// Kristy McNeil
Within the high 5 for the primary time since 2018, the No. 4-ranked College of Michigan ice hockey staff returns to Yost Ice Area to host Notre Dame on Friday and Saturday (Nov. 27-28). Puck drop for each video games is scheduled for 7 p.m., and will likely be streamed reside on Massive Ten Community Plus. The Wolverines jumped from a No. 6 rating after sweeping Wisconsin on the highway final week (Nov. 19-20) in Madison.
Hail from Dwelling
Recreation days could look completely different this season, however the custom of cheering on Michigan ice hockey continues. Hail From House is our solution to nearly deliver the thrill of recreation day to followers. All through the season, followers can sit up for a wide range of digital engagements together with fan cutouts at Yost, recreation day playlists, Yost scoreboard messages, digital Zamboni rides, a season ticket giveaway, and extra. » Hail From Home
Michigan leads 81-61-5 within the all-time collection towards Notre Dame, together with a 43-27-3 edge at Yost. U-M and Notre Dame break up final 12 months’s collection, with the Wolverines taking each video games in South Bend earlier than the Combating Irish returned the favor in Ann Arbor on Senior Weekend.
• Michigan is off to its first 4-0 begin because the 2011-12 season and has outscored its opponents, 18-4.
• Freshman Thomas Bordeleau was named the Third Star of the Week by the Massive Ten after scoring the game-winning objective in Michigan’s extra time win over Wisconsin on Friday (Nov. 20). He additionally tallied three assists in a 5-2 Wolverine win on Friday (Nov. 19).
• B1G Goaltender of the 12 months Strauss Mann has a 0.98 goals-against common and a .952 save share.
• Michigan leads the nation in photographs on objective, averaging 38.5 photographs per recreation and has been deadly on the facility play at a 37.5-percent clip (6-for-16).
• Eighteen completely different skaters have recorded a minimum of one level, with freshmen Thomas Bordeleau and Kent Johnson main the best way with seven factors apiece. Freshman Matty Beniers provides 5 factors, whereas defensemen Cam York and Owen Power together with Brendan Brisson chip in 4 apiece.
Scouting the Combating Irish
Notre Dame is 0-2 on the season, opening with a pair of losses at dwelling to Wisconsin on Nov. 13-14. The Combating Irish misplaced three of its high 5 scorers to commencement, in addition to their three-year starter in objective, Cale Morris. Junior Alex Steeves is coming off a 28-point season and has three assists already this 12 months. Senior Colin Theisen has scored all three of Notre Dame’s objectives this 12 months, and defensemen Spencer Stastney and Matt Hellickson have been each named preseason All-Massive Ten. Senior Dylan St. Cyr made each begins in objective towards Wisconsin and made 37 saves on 44 photographs for a 3.82 goals-against common and a .841 save share.
Wednesday, Dec. 2 — at Penn State (State Faculty, Pa.), 6 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 3 — at Penn State (State Faculty, Pa.), 6 p.m.