Nov. 22, 2013
Michigan improves to 8-1-0 in the all-time series against Niagara. The Wolverines have now won each of the last seven meetings between the two sides.
Junior forward Alex Guptill registered his first multi-goal game of the season and the sixth of his career. The last time U-M faced Niagara, on Oct. 4, 2011, Guptill registered his first career point.
Sophomore forward Andrew Copp also tallied two goals, as he extended his team lead in points (12) and took sole possession of the team lead in goals (7).
The Wolverines finished the night 1-for-3 on the power play and improved to 7-1-1 when scoring a PPG. U-M entered the night with the third-best power play in the nation.
Michigan finished the night 2-for-2 on the penalty kill and is now 44-for-52 (84.6%) for the season on the PK.
Freshman forward Alex Kile recorded his first career point with his second-period goal.
Seven different Wolverines tallied multiple points. Freshman Tyler Motte led the way with three points (1g, 2a).
Michigan snapped its streak of competing in seven straight one-goal contests with the six-goal margin of victory tonight. The streak was the longest such streak in the nation.
Freshman goalie Zach Nagelvoort recorded his first career shutout, stopping all 36 shots that he faced. He improved to 5-2-1 on the season. His save percentage improved to an impressive 95 percent, as he has only allowed in 11 goals in his seven appearances.
After tallying two first-period goals on the night, U-M has outscored its opponents 11-2 in the first period this season.