Nov. 2, 2013
Michigan moves to 122-91-4 in the all-time series against Michigan Tech. The Wolverines hold a 70-28-2 at Yost and are 22-3-0 under head coach Red Berenson against the Huskies.
Freshman goalie Zach Nagelvoort was tonight's first star. He stopped 22 of the 23 shots he faced, improving his save percentage to an impressive .948. Nagelvoort now holds a 4-1-1 mark in net for U-M.
The Wolverines finished the night 1-for-5 on the power play. U-M is now 8-for-32 (25.9%) with a man-advantage through eight games this season.
Michigan finished the night 6-for-6 on the penalty kill and is now 30-for-35 (85.7%) for the season on the PK.
Sophomore forward Justin Selman saw the ice for the second time this season, netting his first goal of the 2013-14 campaign. Junior forward Andrew Sinelli also notched his first point of the season with his assist on Michigan's second goal.
Sophomore forward Andrew Copp scored the game-winning goal for the second straight night. Copp finished the weekend with three points (2g,1a) over the two games. The alternate captain now leads the team in points (8) and goals (5).
Freshman defenseman Nolan De Jong registered his first career point when he tallied the lone assist on Copp's first period goal. He became the 16th different Wolverine to record a point this season. At least one freshman has registered a point in every game this season.
Junior forward Alex Guptill paced U-M with eight shots on net.
The Wolverines outshot their opponent for the sixth time in eight tries, outshooting Michigan Tech by a 30-23 tally. Michigan is 5-1 in those six contests.
U-M is now 8-1-1 in its last 10 home games dating back to last season and 4-1-0 in five home contests this season.