Feb. 25, 2012
The Wolverines closed out the season in second place in the CCHA standings and will enjoy a first-round bye while awaiting their opponent for the quarterfinals beginning on March 9.
This season marked the 25th consecutive season of 20 or more wins for the Wolverines, an NCAA record. The next closest streak is 20 by Minnesota from 1977-1997.
Michigan's all-time record versus Bowling Green improved to 80-35-3. The Wolverines have earned a 15-2-2 record in their last 19 games overall, dating back to Dec. 3 at Alaska, and have outscored opponents 57-32 in that span.
Tonight marked just the second time this season that Michigan has been in a 0-0 tie through two periods of play. The first time came on Dec. 3 at Alaska; a 1-0 overtime win for the Wolverines.
It was the seventh time this season that the Wolverines have been tied after two periods, posting a 4-2-1 mark in those contests.
Shawn Hunwick turned aside all 22 shots he faced for his fifth shutout of the season and the 10th of his career. He surpassed his previous single-season best of four shutouts set last season.
David Wohlberg opened the scoring early in the third period to give Michigan the 1-0 lead. It marked his 13th goal of the season and second is as many games. Wohlberg tallied three points (2g, 1a) in the series.
Mac Bennett scored one goal tonight and tallied three points (1g, 2a) over the weekend.