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Coach Bartek announces Ryan Hopkins as Alternate Captain for 2020-21 season.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

 

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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.

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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.

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