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Jason Bartek steps down as Head Coach after six seasons
After six seasons as Head Coach of The Wolverines, Jason Bartek is stepping down from the position. Under Bartek the Wolverines went 109 (wins) – 40 (losses) – 7 (ties) – 4 (overtime losses) while making two Regional playoff appearances in (2017, 2018) three consecutive National Tournament appearances (2019, 2020, 2021) and two Frozen Fours (2019, 2021)
Coach Bartek was named the North Region and MCHC coach of the year in 2019 and 2020. He was the runner up to the National Coach of the year in 2019, 2020 and 2021. He is leaving the Wolverines after posting a winning percentage of .690%, but more importantly 50+ Academic All-Americans along with 5 First Team ACHA All-Americans and 2 Second Team ACHA All-Americans.
The Wolverines will now move into a new era as a new Head Coach is to be named within the next week. Michigan DIII ACHA Hockey has become a top tier program in the country and looks to continue their winning ways as they move onto the next chapter. For information regarding the 2021-22 season, please contact Jake Stewart at email@example.com
Senior Nick Gawel and Freshman Danny Colon Collect 1st Team All-American Awards
(Troy, Mich.): The American Collegiate Hockey Association is proud to announce the 2020-2021 Men’s Division 3 All-American Teams. This year the 12 players are from nine different teams.
Hope College, University of Michigan, University of Arkansas, and Adrian College each had two players make it to the team. Spence Cowand of Dallas Baptist University became the first Patriot to be on a M3 All-American team.
This year the teams were selected by a committee of M3 coaches.
Forward: Brad Baysore (Hope College)
Forward Spence Conwand (Dallas Baptist University)
Forward: Danny Colon (University of Michigan)
Defense: Cameron McAtee (University of Arkansas)
Defense: Nick Gawel (University of Michigan)
Goalie: Dylan Zelko (Adrian College)
Wolverines secure #2 seed in National Tournament!
In what has been a crazy season, The DIII Wolverines finish the regular season 9-1-2 and secure a spot in the National Tournament for the third consecutive season. Michigan will head to Grand Rapids, MI for the 2021 National Tournament where they will face #7 Central Michigan, #6 Dallas Baptist and #3 Arkansas in pool play. The ACHA DIII National Tournament will consist of the top 8 teams in the country. Two pools of pool play will begin on Thursday, April 15th. The tournament will conclude with the National Championship on Tuesday, April 20th at 6:30pm.
The Wolverines who have been ranked #1, or #2 in the country for three consecutive years are looking for their first National Championship in program history. Please check in for live stream updates.
We are back!!! 2021 season resumes tonight vs. LTU
After months of ups and downs, the boys in Mazie and Blue kick off the 2021 season at Arctic Edge in Canton tonight when they host Lawrence Tech University. We will have a live stream through our facebook group. You must be accepted into the group in order to watch the broadcast. We are currently allowing two fans per player into the building, you must wear a mask. Rather than charging $5 entry this year, we are accepting donations at every home games. We will use all donations to help fund our covid testing and the national tournament at the end of the season. We hope to see you tonight! Go Blue!
2020-21 Roster Announced!!!
Forwards: Adam Jeannotte, Greg Pine, Danny Colon, Logan Gare, Will Robinson, Ryan Hopkins, Griffin Warden, Nick Mellanby, Michael Strouse, Cure Cumming, Dylan Shelton, Mason Beaker, Freddie Baldwin, Trevor Kalis, Matt Riggle.
Defense: Nick Gawel, Jake Stewart, Jack Connelly, Noah Helber, Will Rathmanner, Sam Tirrell, Clayton Kramm, Henry Rahr, Ryan Ramboer
Goalies: Justin Flanagan, Ben Heilman, Leo Laboni
Thanks to all that came out and gave it your best. We wish you the best of luck this year and hope that you have success throughout your time at The University of Michigan.
Coach Bartek announces Ryan Hopkins as Alternate Captain for 2020-21 season.
In light of what has transpired over the last week, Head Coach, Jason Bartek felt some positive news was much needed with the Michigan DIII Hockey Team. We are happy to announce that Ryan Hopkins serve as an Alternate Captain for the 2020-21 hockey season. Ryan is a great young man that excels off the ice as a 3.3 GPA student in Michigan’s Engineering program. Ryan is also in the Air Force Division of the ROTC. On the ice Ryan has filled many roles for The Wolverines while showing great leadership qualities. Ryan joins a leadership group of Captain, Nick Gawel, and Alternate Captains, Adam Jeannotte and Jack Connelly. Congratulations Ryan!
Corona Virus cancels 2019-20 National Tournament
With the world wide pandemic that is taking a toll on all aspects of life at the present time the 2019-20 National Championship in Dallas, TX has been cancelled for the 2019-20 season. The Wolverines were going into the tournament as the #1 seed in the North Region and the #1 overall seed in the tournament.
The entire DIII ACHA program would like to thank everyone that supported us this season. The decision made by the ACHA is the correct course of action, but it is still something that will hurt for a long time. To all the Seniors that couldn’t finish out their careers the way they wanted to, Alex Trouba, Alex Cai, Aaron Maas, Drew Casey, Grant Reszczyk and Tim Hasselbach, we thank you for your dedication and your years of effort that helped make Michigan a national powerhouse.
The Wolverines finished the regular season 21-4-1-1 and ranked #1. In the MCHC playoffs the team finished 2-1. Team awards will be announced next week.
The Michigan Wolverines earn #1 seed and automatic bid to National Tournament
For the second consecutive season, The Michigan Wolverines have earned an Auto-Bid to the National Championship Tournament in Dallas, TX. The Wolverines finished the regular season 21-4-1-1 and were awarded the #1 overall seed going into the National Tournament. The National Tournament is in Plano/Frisco, TX with pool play beginning on Tuesday, March 24th. As of now, The Air Force Academy is the only other team in the Wolverines pool. The Falcons are the #2 seed. Regional tournaments begin March 6th to determine the last 8 teams that will play for a National Title in Dallas, later this month.
Wolverines beat Flint and Lawrence Tech to get back to the MCHC Final Four
The Wolverines hosted the first two rounds of the MCHC East Playoffs this weekend. Friday night’s game turned out to be highly contested as the Wolverines faced off against Michigan Flint. The Wolverines were able to sneak out with a victory beating Flint 11 seconds into overtime 4-3. Saturday would be a bit different as The Wolverines hosted Lawrence Tech and defeating them 6-3. Next up for Michigan is the MCHC Four in Holland, MI. Michigan will play Central Michigan in the Semi finals. Hope College and Ferris State will face off in the other semi final. The MCHC finals will take place in Holland, MI on Saturday.
Seniors go out with a sweep of CMU while earning 1st place and an auto-bid to nationals
The 2019-20 Seniors ended their regular season by beating Central Michigan 4-2 on Saturday to sweep the Chips this weekend. Michigan set the tone on Friday beating CMU 3-0 in Mt. Pleasant. The Wolverines locked up 1st place in the MCHC East with a 13-1 record and they also earned their second consecutive Auto-Bid to the National Tournament in Dallas, TX.
The Wolverines will start the MCHC playoffs next weekend when they host Michigan Flint in the first game of the weekend at Canton Arctic Edge. Warmups for the contest will start at 5:30pm.
Senior Night set for Saturday @7:30pm when The Wolverines will host CMU.
Michigan will host it’s annual Senior Night on Saturday as they welcome Central Michigan to Canton for a monster MCHC East matchup. We will honor all of our Seniors and their families in a ceremony before puck drop. Michigan enters the game with a 19-4-1-1 (11-1-0-0 MCHC) record and currently ranked 2nd in the North Region. Warmups for Saturday’s game begin at 7:30pm. The Senior Night ceremony will kick off around 7:50pm. We look forward to seeing everyone on Saturday!
The Wolverines get all four points in front of their Dad’s at Miami of Ohio
This past weekend the Wolverines hosted their Father’s for the annual Dad’s trip, this years location, Miami of Ohio. Michigan is looking to close out an Auto-Bid to the National Tournament handled their business by beating the Red Hawks 6-1 and 8-0. The boys in blue handled play from the opening puck drop on Friday, out shooting Miami 61-23 on the weekend. Michigan showed that they are ready to make the final push into the National Tournament as they get ready for a huge MCHC East matchup with Central Michigan next weekend to end the regular season. The Wolverines are currently 19-4-1-1 and hold the number 2 spot in the North Region Rankings.
The Wolverines split with Michigan State. Gearing up for MCHC East match up against Adrian College.
The Wolverines put forth a hell of an effort in both games against Rival Michigan State this past weekend. MSU was able to steal a win on Saturday as they found the back of the net with 7.9 secs to go in the game, beating Michigan 5-4. The Wolverines would rebound on Sunday as they went into Munn Ice Arena and beat the Spartans 6-4. Michigan turns the page and prepares for Adrian College in an MCHC East matchup. The Wolverines are 3 points away from securing first overall in the MCHC East going into the playoff. The two teams will face off at 7:30pm this Friday at Canton Arctic Edge.
The Wolverines begin second semester tomorrow when they host The University of Notre Dame
Michigan will get back to work tomorrow when they host the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame at Canton Arctic Edge. The Wolverines are currently 13-2-0-1 and ranked #2 in the North Region. Notre dame enters the contest 13-3-1 overall and ranked #6 in the North Region. Warmups begin at 7:40pm
The Wolverines end the semester with a 3-1 win over Oakland University
After suffering their first losses of the season in Florida, The Wolverines bounced back with a 3-1 win over MCHC East Opponent Oakland University. Michigan swept the season series to improve to 8-0 in the MCHC this season. Michigan goes into the semester break 13-3 and #2 in the North Region. The Wolverines resume play on January 10th vs. Notre Dame.
Michigan sweeps Northwood to improve to 12-0 heading into Thanksgiving break
The Wolverines defeated the Timberwolves of Northwood University 10-2 and 7-2 this weekend. Michigan improves their season record to 12-0 and 7-0 in the MCHC. Michigan heads into Thanksgiving break as the #1 team in the country. The boys will travel to Florida after break to play FGCU, Tampa and USF before finishing the semester at Oakland University. We thank everyone for their continued support and wish you a Happy Thanksgiving
The Maize and Blue defeat Oakland University 2-0
Michigan found a way to put two goals up on a hot Oakland Goaltender who stopped 57 of 59 shots faced. The Wolverines dominated in the puck possession and shots categories, but fought to score all game long. Oakland who was short staffed leaned on their goaltender and he was able to keep them in the game all night long. The Wolverines move to 12-0 on the season after securing victory Friday night.
Next up for Michigan, we will play a home and home series with Northwood University before taking a week off for Thanksgiving break. MCHC East opponent, Northwood, will be at Canton Arctic Edge on Friday at 8:00pm.
2-1 and 4-1 wins over Lawrence Tech this weekend moves Michigan to 9-0 on the season
The Michigan Wolverines found themselves a top the Regional Rankings going into Friday nights game against Lawrence Tech. The Wolverines were looking to build on their undefeated record and gain 4 big points on the weekend within the MCHC East Standings. Michigan ran into a hot goaltender, but managed to get two goals on the power play on Friday night securing the 2-1 win. The Wolverines out shot LTU 37-8 in the contest. A familiar story took place on Saturday. The Wolverines had to work to beat the young goaltender from LTU, but we able to get four tucks in the contest, again out shooting the Blue Devils by a significant margin and winning the contest 4-1. Michigan improves their season record to 9-0 and they are now 4-0 in the MCHC East.
Next weekend Michigan will host Oakland University on Friday night. The Golden Grizzlies are currently ranked #8 in the ACHA Regional Rankings. Warmups are at 8:40pm on Friday, November 15th @ Canton Arctic Edge. We hope to see you there.
The Wolverines sweep the Cardinals of SVSU to improve their season record to 7-0
Senior Grant Reszczyk lead the Wolverines to 6-2 and 10-4 wins this weekend. The Wolverines played a home and home with the Saginaw Valley State Cardinals this weekend. Grant lead the way with 5 goals on the weekend helping the Wolverines earn 4 points in the MCHC East.
Michigan currently stands at 7-0 on the season. Next up for the Wolverines, they play a home and home series with MCHC opponent Lawrence Tech University. The first ACHA National Ranking comes out on Friday November 7th.
The Michigan Wolverines will host Hope College on Friday in a MCHC showdown
In what promises to be a big time MCHC matchup The Michigan Wolverines will host the Flying Dutchmen from Hope College on Friday at Canton Arctic Edge. Both team enter the matchup with undefeated records (Michigan 4-0, Hope 6-0) and look to gain a big two points in the conference. The Wolverines are 3-1 against Hope in their last 4 matchups, but Hope defeated Michigan in the Conference Championship last February 5-3.
With a combined total of 28 points in two games, Maas, Jeannotte and Pine lead the Wolverines to a sweep over Northwestern
In his first game as a Wolverine, Greg Pine had 4 tucks and 3 assists. The line of Pine, Mass and Jeannotte looked like they have played together for years. The three Wolverines finished the weekend with 28 points, leading the Wolverines to a 11-1 and 7-3 win over the Wildcats of Northwestern. Bradin Zaba secured his first win on Saturday in the 7-3 effort. Michigan heads into next weekend with a 3-0 record when they square off against Pacific Region favorite, Arkansas. The Razorbacks head to Michigan to play The Wolverines, Oakland University and Grand Valley. Currently Arkansas has a perfect 11-0 record.
The Wolverines lead by, Adam Jeannotte start the season with a 11-0 win over Schoolcraft
The Wolverines started the 2019-20 season with an 11-0 win over Schoolcraft College. Senior Adam Jeannotte lead the team in scoring, netting 4 goals and adding an assist for a 5 point night. Freshman Nick Mellanby, Freshman Mason Beaker and newcomer Griffin Warden earned their first ACHA goals. Junior goalie, Justin Flanagan stopped 23 shots on his way to his first shutout of the season. Michigan will travel to Evanston, IL to play Northwestern on October 11-12th.
2019-20 Wolverines beat the old guys in 2nd annual Alumni Game
In the second annual Alumni Game the current Wolverines were victorious 7-3. We would like to thank everyone that made it to the game this year. It was a big success having over 40 participants. The 2019-20 Wolverines are set to start their regular season this upcoming Wednesday when they will take on Schoolcraft College at Canton Arctic Edge @ 9pm.
Wolverines kick off season against Schoolcraft College
The boys in maize and blue open the season on Wednesday, October 2nd against Schoolcraft College. The puck will drop at 9:20pm at Arctic Edge, Canton.
Coach Bartek announces 2019-20 roster that includes 8 Seniors and 15 returning players.
Congratulations to the following student athletes that made this years roster. The Wolverines begin their season October 2nd vs. Schoolcraft College.
Forwards – Aaron Maas, Adam Jeannotte, Grant Reszczyk, Drew Casey, Logan Gare, Griffin Warden, Gregory Pine, Tim Hasselbach, Mason Beaker, Alex Cai, Ryan Hopkins, Nick Mellanby, Michael Strouse, Freddie Baldwin, Trevor Kalis.
Defense – Nick Gawel, Jake Stewart, Jack Connelly, Sam Tirrell, Alex Trouba, Clayton Kramm, Cure Cumming, Henry Rahr
Goalies – Justin Flanagan, Ben Heilman, Bradin Zaba
The Wolverines season comes to an end in the National Semi Final.
The Michigan Wolverines had their season come to an end in the National Semi Finals on Friday. Michigan entered the National Tournament as the #2 seed in the North and the #5 seed overall in the tournament. Michigan dominated three pool play games, only giving up 1 goal. Michigan beat Nebraska 5-0, Fordham 2-1 and Florida Gulf Coast 6-0 before running into familiar foe Grand Valley State in the Semi Finals. The Wolverines dropped their final contest of the year 4-2 to the Lakers. The ACHA will post All-American Awards later this week and The Wolverines are hopeful that they will have a couple players walk away with the honor. The season comes to an end with the Wolverines posting a 30-5-1 record and finishing as the #3 team in the country.
The Men’s ACHA DIII Hockey is part of the MCHC Conference and plays 30+ games per season. We are looking to add players that can commit to our program and make hockey a priority while excelling in school.