What happened last weekend? A key sweep of the Northern Michigan Wildcats set the Michigan Tech Huskies up well heading into their final bye week of the season. The Huskies started the weekend in alone in third in the WCHA standings. A pair of victories by Alaska over Ferris State has vaulted the Nanooks into a tie with the Huskies in the standings with 28 points. The Nanooks have more victories than the Huskies at t
What happened last weekend? Needing a better effort against their Upper Peninsula rivals than the one they posted against the Alaska Nanooks, the Michigan Tech Huskies gave just that against the Northern Michigan Wildcats. On Friday, the Huskies potted three second period goals to help lift them to a 7-4 victory on home ice. Freshman Reid Sturos had his best offensive game of the season, scoring three times, includin
After a pair of home losses to the Alaska Nanooks put not only their home ice but also their playoff hopes in doubt, the Michigan Tech Huskies responded to the adversity they faced by beating rival Northern Michigan both at home on Friday, 7-4, and Saturday in Marquette, 3-2. Freshman Reid Sturos led the offense all weekend with his hat trick on Friday and his goal early on in Saturday’s contest. The two wins moved t
What happened last weekend? Riding a four-game winning streak, the Michigan Tech Huskies appeared poised to continue that streak at home against the Alaska Nanooks. From the opening faceoff on Friday, however, it was the visitors who were the better team, as the Nanooks broke open a 1-1 game in the middle period with four goals to the Huskies’ one. They went on to win the first game 7-3. On Saturday, the Huskies star
Coming into this weekend, the Michigan Tech Huskies found themselves in third place in the WCHA and facing a team in the Alaska Nanooks whom they swept in Alaska earlier this season. Add to that the fact that the Nanooks were under .500 on the road, and everything about this series pointed to a Huskies’ sweep, on paper. In practice, however, things went almost exactly opposite, as it was the visiting Nanooks who stru
The Michigan Tech Huskies played host to the Alabama-Huntsville Chargers for Winter Carnival last weekend. The Chargers had never been to Houghton before, and the Huskies played rude hosts to the WCHA’s basement dwellers. The Huskies got a pair of goals from co-captain Blake Pietila and from assistant captain Tanner Kero to skate away with a 4-1 win Friday night. On Saturday, the teams were tied 1-1 after one period.
Coming off a huge sweep on the road at Bowling Green State, the Michigan Tech Huskies returned home this past weekend looking for some Winter Carnival magic. This year’s opponent, the Alabama-Huntsville Chargers, made their first ever trip to the Copper Country, and the Huskies played rude hosts, winning 4-1 on Friday before opening things up on Saturday to the tune of 10-4. The 10 goals marked the first time the Hus
What happened last weekend? The Michigan Tech Huskies traveled to Bowling Green State to face the Falcons. On Friday night, the Huskies jumped all over the hosts early and often. Grabbing a four-goal lead in the second period, the Huskies cruised to a 5-2 victory. On Saturday, it was the Falcons who jumped out to an early 2-0 lead. Sophomore Malcolm Gould cut the lead in half, sparking the Huskies. After falling behi
Coming into the weekend, the Michigan Tech Huskies were looking both build off of their split with No. 6 Ferris State and cut into the seven-point gap that separated them from the Bowling Green State Falcons. On Friday night, the Huskies struck twice in the first and twice more in the second before the host Falcons got on the board. The Huskies held on for a 5-2 victory. Saturday, the Falcons twice led by two goals.
What happened last weekend? For one night last weekend, the Michigan Tech Huskies straightened nearly everything they had been struggling with all season as freshman Reid Sturos struck twice, including once on the power play, and co-captain Blake Pietila potted three assists as the Huskies defeated No. 6 Ferris State, 3-2. Bulldogs’ head coach Bob Daniels shook up his squad on Saturday night, starting Charles William