Feb. 1, 2014
Michigan moves to 64-54-8 in the all-time series against the Badgers. The Wolverines took the first game of the series last night after losing four straight to Wisconsin (0-3-1). They are now 8-1-2 at Yost Ice Arena this season and move to 5-2-1-1 in Big Ten play.
Michigan head coach Red Berenson currently sits at 783 career wins, which sees him tied for fourth place on the all-time Division 1 coaching wins list.
U-M is unbeaten in its last four contests (0-3-1) after going six games without a victory prior to last weekend.
Michigan finished the night 0-for-6 on the man-advantage and 2-for-2 on the penalty kill. Michigan has been perfect on the power play in four of its last five contests, while the power-play unit has been held scoreless on its last 18 chances.
Freshman goalie Zach Nagelvoort stopped 25 of the 27 shots he faced. He now holds a 9-5-2 record on the season.
Senior forward Luke Moffatt notched the game-tying goal in the third period, giving the Arizona native five points (4g, 1a) in five career games against the Badgers. He also recorded the lone shootout goal to secure an extra point for the Wolverines.
U-M outshot the Badgers by a 41-27 tally, the fourth straight game the Maize and Blue has outshot its opponent. Eighteen different Wolverines had a shot on target, as they are now 10-2-1 when outshooting their opponent.
With an assist from Michael Downing and a goal from Tyler Motte, a Michigan freshman has registered a point in 20 of U-M's 22 games so far this season. Motte scored a goal in both games of the series vs. Wisconsin.
Since the end of the 2012-13 season, Michigan has been stellar in conference play, winning 11 of 14 games (11-2-1), including sweeps against Ohio State and Michigan State in Big Ten play this season.
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