March 18, 2012
The Maize and Blue is on the verge of qualifying for an NCAA--record 22nd straight NCAA national tournament.
Michigan has advanced to the CCHA Finals in 16 of the last 23 years, posting a 9-7 mark in those games.
U-M has posted a 17-4-2 record in its last 23 games overall since the Dec. 3 game at Alaska.
Junior defenseman Lee Moffie scored with a little less than six minutes remaining to pull Michigan within one after trailing 3-0 entering the period. It was Moffie's seventh goal on the season and he leads all U-M defenders with 32 points (7g, 25a). He trails only Alex Guptill and David Wohlberg for the overall team lead.
Sophomore defenseman Kevin Clare scored a breakaway goal on a shorthanded opportunity to give U-M its first goal of the night. Clare was also one of just two Wolverines to record a positive +/- rating (+1).
Senior forward Luke Glendening extended his point streak to four games. He has recorded four points over the course of his streak (1g,3a). The captain recorded his assist on defenseman Kevin Clare's short-handed goal in the third.
Junior forward A.J. Treais also extended his point streak to four games (4a). Each player now has four points over the four-game stretch. Treais recorded his assist on the goal that brought the Wolverines to within one in the third period.
Shawn Hunwick saved 22-of-25 shots on the night. Hunwick has earned a 24-11-3 mark with five shutouts in 38 appearances this season.
Hunwick's career postseason record fell to 16-5. He is also now 3-3-0 in his career against the Broncos.
Michigan finished the night 1-for-6 on the power play and 1-for-5 on the penalty kill.
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