Huskies top Spartans, advance to GLI Championship Game

The Michigan Tech Huskies opened the 53rd annual Great Lakes Invitational at Little Caesars Arena with a 5-2 victory over the Michigan State Spartans on Monday (Jan. 1) in Detroit. MTU sophomore goaltender Robbie Beydoun made 29 stops in the victory for the Huskies, while senior forward Alex Gillies had the game-winning goal to go … Read more

LOOK: 53rd Annual Great Lakes Invitational Preview

This may be one of the more compelling (in terms of closeness of competition) Great Lakes Invitational events in recent memory, with the potential for some pretty solid crowds. Geographically, this is about as good as it gets. The fourth invitee in Bowling Green State is just 82 miles down the road with a passionate … Read more

CHECK IT OUT: Fan captures WMU OT goal to win GLI title

The Western Michigan Broncos are 2016 Great Lakes Invitational Champions, and it was thrilling until the very end. Colton Conrad scored in overtime to break a scoreless tie and give the Broncos the final GLI championship at Joe Louis Arena. A fan in the crowd, Jim McGing pulled out his camera at the perfect time … Read more

Previewing the 2016 Great Lakes Invitational at The Joe

The 52nd edition of the Great Lakes Invitational in the Motor City is here once again. This Thursday and Friday, one can head down to Joe Louis Arena and catch a pair of college hockey games each day. This year’s quartet of teams all hail from the Mitten. Michigan, Michigan State, Michigan Tech and Western … Read more

University of Michigan wins 51st Great Lakes Invitational

This afternoon on the ice of the Joe Louis Arena, the University of Michigan defeated Michigan Technological University in the finals of the 51st Great Lakes Invitational, by a final score of 4-2. The best kind of photo. #GoBlue #GLI51 — Michigan Hockey (@umichhockey) December 31, 2015 Tyler Motte, Kyle Connor, Tony Calderone, and Sam Piazza all scored goals for … Read more

51st Great Lakes Invitational begins today

Where: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit Tuesday’s schedule: Michigan State (5-11-2) vs. Michigan Tech (10-6-2), 3:30 p.m. EST; Northern Michigan (6-6-6) vs. No. 10 Michigan (9-3-3), 7 p.m. Wednesday’s schedule: Third-place game, 3:30 p.m. EST; Championship game, 7 p.m. TV: Fox Sports Detroit The 51st annual Great Lakes Invitational gets underway today at Joe Louis Arena. … Read more

10 Things every Michigan sports fan needs to do before they die:

Sports fans in the State of Michigan are some of the most die-hard fans in all of sports. Michiganders support teams from all 4 major North American sports, including countless minor league teams, college teams, and other events. We have sporting events that make us particularly unique, and events that become family traditions. It was … Read more

GLI Day 2 – MSU vs. U of M, Ferris State vs. Michigan Tech

The WCHA had previously posted a 10-5-2 mark against the Big Ten in the college hockey circuit. That was before the University of Michigan upset nationally ranked no. 5 Michigan Tech and Michigan State took down Ferris State to open the Great Lakes Invitational. A look at both match ups: The consolation game, Michigan Tech … Read more

Great Lakes Invitational – U of M takes down Michigan Tech 2-1

The nationally ranked no. 5 Michigan Tech Huskies came in 13-3-0 against a University of Michigan hockey team that was missing four of their best players. A Wolverine team minus Red Wing draft pick Dylan Larkin, JT Compher and Tyler Motte had just enough in them to take down the Huskies in a 2-1 victory … Read more

50th Great Lakes Invitational gets underway today at The Joe

One of the great Detroit hockey traditions gets underway Sunday afternoon at Joe Louis Arena as the 50th annual Great Lakes Invitational begins. This year, the 4 team field includes the usual Michigan Tech, Michigan State, and Michigan, along with invitee Ferris State. Michigan Tech comes into the tournament as the favorite, playing some of … Read more