Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 23

Few things, if any, are better than playoff hockey. Any Michigander will vouch for that. It goes for the college kids as well, and the postseason for many of the mitten-made teams begins this weekend. The Big Ten and WCHA begin their three-week conference tournaments this week, while the NCHC wraps up their regular season. … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 22

We’ve reached the finish line… well, mostly. Six of the seven college hockey teams here in the mitten wrap up their regular seasons this weekend and conference tournaments for our Big Ten and WCHA contingent will begin next weekend. And just about every game we have here in the mitten this week has major playoff … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 21

The mitten is heating up and so is the action on ice here. Mitten teams have anywhere from two to six games left on the schedule and regardless who you root for, every shift and every play counts toward making a strong finish towards the end. It’ll be a limited schedule here again this weekend. … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 20

We’ve got more enticing hockey here in the mitten this week. Without question, the focal point will be a reunion of rivals in the Big Ten, in which one of the two games in the series will take place in downtown Detroit. Exempt from this week’s mitten hockey coverage will be Ferris State (12-19-1) and … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 19

February, for all of college hockey, brings the final stretch of the regular season. With scheduled games dwindling quickly, each one becomes that much more important. A number of teams in the mitten may be playing their season’s most important pair of games this weekend. With six of the seven mitten-made clubs on the road, … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 18

Last weekend was an exciting one for college hockey in the mitten with eight of the 12 games featuring the state’s seven Division I programs being decided by just one goal. We now turn our attention to Week 18 and the final weekend in January. Only six of the seven mitten-made hockey clubs will be … Read more

Mittens’ Mitten Roundup – College Hockey, Week 17

Mittens is back with a weekly roundup of the Mitten’s College Hockey Roundup. This week will feature both Michigan and Michigan State tangling with ranked teams in their own conference, as well as an in-state showdown in the upper peninsula. FERRIS STATE BULLDOGS RECAP: Ferris State (10-15-1) earned a split with Lake Superior State up … Read more

WEEK 12: Ferris State at Northern Michigan; Lake Superior State at Michigan Tech

Hard to imagine that we’ve already reached the halfway point in the 2017-18 college hockey season. This is the final week of play for the majority of teams around the country before taking a week off for the holidays. Some teams effectively played their final first-half series last weekend and won’t resume play until roughly … Read more

WEEK 11: Michigan, Michigan State resume rivalry; Ferris State battles Michigan Tech

We have ourselves a full slate of college hockey this week in Michigan. All seven teams are in action, including a pair of in-state conference showdowns. FERRIS STATE BULLDOGS vs. MI-TECH HUSKIES RECAP: Ferris State (8-9-1) found themselves a nice rhythm had home last weekend against Alaska-Anchorage, potting seven goals in total en route to … Read more

WEEK 10: Spartans tangle with Notre Dame; Western Michigan travels to North Dakota

We’re back from the holiday weekend and we’re reading for more hockey as the calendar flips to December this upcoming weekend. This week, both Michigan and Michigan Tech will be absent from the roundup as they still recover from eating too much over Thanksgiving… just kidding, they both have a bye. The No. 17 Wolverines … Read more

WEEK 9: Spartans, Broncos going streaking; Michigan and Ohio State on the ice

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours, on behalf of everyone here at Detroit Sports Nation. One of the more underrated gifts that keeps on giving around the holidays is the onslaught of sports action. College hockey is no exception. Six of the seven college hockey programs in the state of Michigan will be playing this … Read more

WEEK 8: Ferris State and Michigan State clash, Michigan travels to Wisconsin

We got another full slate of college hockey games this weekend in the state of Michigan. The headliner is a clash between two in-state non-conference foes. A common theme for the majority of our teams this weekend is “tough tests on the road.” FERRIS STATE BULLDOGS vs. MICHIGAN STATE SPARTANS RECAP: Ferris State (5-6-1) picked … Read more

WEEK 7: Huskies and Wildcats clash, Wolverines and Spartans host top-10 clubs

We got ourselves another busy week of college hockey in the state of Michigan. Among the storylines include an in-state conference showdown in the Upper Peninsula, a pair of ranked teams hooking up, and the two Big Ten representatives playing their first conference home games. FERRIS STATE BULLDOGS RECAP: Ferris State (3-6-1) earned themselves a … Read more

WEEK 6: Ferris State travels to Ann Arbor, Western Michigan hosts top-ranked Denver

We have ourselves a full slate of games from all seven teams in the state of Michigan this weekend. And of the seven, six will be playing here in the mitten. FERRIS STATE BULLDOGS vs. MICHIGAN WOLVERINES RECAP: Ferris State (2-5-1) went 0-1-1 last weekend on the road against Bemidji State, getting outscored by the … Read more

WEEK 5: Lake Superior and Michigan State collide, Michigan travels to Happy Valley

Good to have you back, Nation. Time to once again give you our weekly updates on the seven Division I hockey programs around the state of Michigan. Now this week, both Northern Michigan (4-2, 2-0 WCHA) and Western Michigan (3-3-1) are off so they will be excluded from this week’s preview. The Wildcats are coming … Read more

Week 1: Season preview for college hockey in the state of Michigan

Here we are again, Nation. It’s just about that time for another exciting season of college hockey in the state of Michigan. Last season, the mitten sent two teams to the annual Division I NCAA Men’s Hockey Tournament. Michigan Tech earned a tournament bid for the second time in three seasons. And Western Michigan made … Read more