This week features a wrap-up of the high school hockey season, a recap of Reid Sturos’ stellar weekend, a big week by four former Huskies playing overseas, a shutout by Josh Robinson, the Mel Pearson show, and much more! Recruits Joel L’Esperance had a big start to the month. L’Esperance scored the game-winning goal and added two assists in Tri-City’s (USHL) 6–4 win over Indiana Friday night.
The Michigan Tech Huskies traveled to Mankato, Minn., over the weekend to face the No. 9 Minnesota State Mavericks. Whether it was the fact that the Huskies were playing their fourth and fifth games in nine nights or it was the larger ice surface, the Huskies struggled to get much offense going either night, dropping both contests on the weekend. Friday The Huskies skated well early in the game, drawing a five-minute
What happened last weekend? On Friday night, the Michigan Tech Huskies spotted the Nebraska–Omaha Mavericks a pair of goals in the first period. Before the period ended, however, winger David Johnstone pulled the Huskies within one. Both teams traded goals from that point on, but despite drawing a power play in the final minute, the Huskies fell, 4–3. On Saturday, Johnstone again struck, this time 78 seconds into the
What happened last weekend? The Michigan Tech Huskies used their week off in order to heal some wounds and participate in an intrasquad game at the Dee Stadium. Much fun was had by all who attended the game, but as head coach Mel Pearson stated this morning, “I think we got something out of it, but having said that, it doesn’t seem liked we’ve played in forever.” The Nebraska–Omaha Mavericks traveled to Bemidji, Minn
Michigan Tech was on the road this weekend, trying to change the current trend of coming up short. The Huskies traveled to Bemidji, Minnesota to take on the Beavers of Bemidji State University. The bounces finally went the way of Michigan Tech as they held on to get a road sweep, with both wins coming in overtime; 5-4 on Friday and 2-1 on Saturday. Jujhar Khaira had a break out weekend for the Huskies, netting tw
Sportscenter anchor John Buccigross knows a highlight when he sees one. Alex Petan’s amazing goal on a pass from Jujhar Khaira landed him at #3 on Sportcenter’s Top Plays. The diving Petan reached out for the puck and made his way back to his knees before roofing a shot past Gopher goaltender Shibrowski. Buccigross also had this to say on Petan’s goal:
Linkorama is back for the 2012–13 season. This week includes updates on 13 recruits and 12 alumni plus much more. Recruits Tyler Heinonen is off to a good start with the Muskegon Lumberjacks (USHL), scoring 3 goals and an assist in his first three games and is tied for 5th in the USHL in goals scored. Heinonen also helped with a Rally for Reading by signing autographs and meeting many of the young Lumberjacks fans. C
Michigan Tech started the 2012–13 season on Saturday with an exhibition game against Brock University, a CIS team from St. Catharines, Ontario. Fans got their first look at the freshman class and the team got a chance to see whether their offseason work paid off. The Huskies started strong and saw good things from many players – chief among them being freshman forward Alex Petan, who started his collegiate career wit