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BITTER SWEET - The Wildcats were able to go on a run for a chance at the Mason Cup but fell short against Mankato. The Cats end their season 21-17.

M Hockey: Wildcats drop Mason Cup Final to Mankato, 3-2 OT

Chris Anderson March 24, 2023

The Wildcats season has come to an end after a heartbreaking loss in overtime to the Minnesota State Mavericks. NMU was able to build a two-goal lead midway through the third period but two late goals...

SHUTOUT - NMU won the second round of the Mason Cup over the Huskies 4-0. Beni Halasz posted 44 saves in the win.

M Hockey: NMU, Mankato face off in Mason Cup Finals

Chris Anderson March 17, 2023

After a two-game sweep of the Bemidji State Beavers in the first round of the Mason Cup playoffs, freshman goalie Beni Halasz posted a 44 save shutout in the semi-final round against rival Michigan Tech. “What...

FACEOFF - NMU ended the season 8-8 at home and sent the senior class of in style with 17 goals last weekend.

Men’s hockey sweeps Ferris State in the last series game of the season

Lily Gouin February 24, 2023

The Wildcats took both wins this past weekend against the Ferris State Bulldogs. The Wildcats won on Friday night with the score of 9-2 and took the 8-3 win on Saturday as three different players on the...

FINAL STRETCH — The Cats are back in the Berry this weekend to face off against the Bulldogs for the final home games of the season.

M Hockey: Wildcats, Ferris State face off in the Berry for final home weekend

Lily Gouin February 22, 2023

NMU Men’s Hockey traveled to Mendota Heights, Minnesota to face off against the Tommies of St. Thomas University. The weekend ended in a split with the Wildcats winning the game on Friday 3-0 then falling...

GET READY - The Mens Hockey team warms up in the Berry to get ready for this weekend at Ferris State. The Cats are coming off a weekend split with the MIchigan Tech Huskies.

M Hockey: NMU splits with Tech, heads to Ferris before mid-season break

Chris Anderson December 9, 2022

The men's hockey team was able to sneak away with a win at home in a 4-3 overtime win last weekend over the Michigan Tech Huskies. The ‘Cats were down 3-2 in the third period and with about 90 seconds...

PAST RIVALRY — The Wildcats celebrate a goal against Michigan Tech last year on Saturday, Nov. 13. The rivalry will continue this weekend on Dec. 2 and 3.

M Hockey: NMU, Michigan Tech to face off in heated rivalry

Chris Anderson December 2, 2022

The ‘Cats went on the road to face off against the No. 11 ranked Minnesota St. Mavericks that had seen the last 26 games at home go their way for a streak that was the longest home game win streak in...

RIVAL - The Cats head to Sault Ste. Marie this weekend to face off against Lake Superior State.

Hockey: NMU, Alaska Fairbanks split weekend 1-1

Lily Gouin November 4, 2022

The men’s hockey team faced the University of Alaska Fairbanks this past weekend and came up with mixed results as the Cats’ sit at 5-5 on the season. The ‘Cats lost on Friday night 1-2 and won 3-2...

FROZEN - After a 9-1 win on Friday the Cats were unable to produce the same offensive results, with the Seawolves winning 3-1 on Saturday night.

Hockey: weekend rollercoaster at Berry Events Center

Chris Anderson October 26, 2022

NMU Men's Hockey was back home last weekend after coming off a tough weekend at No.12 Notre Dame where they dropped both matches to the Fighting Irish. NMU was set to face off against University of Alaska...

PREPERATION - The Cats get to work for the weekend matchup at home.

NMU, UA Anchorage face off in the Berry this weekend

Chris Anderson October 20, 2022

NMU Men’s Hockey traveled to South Bend, IN this past weekend to face off against No.14 Notre Dame. The ‘Cats were coming off a strong two-win weekend at Colgate University but were unable to ride...

THRILLER- NMU celebrates the goal by A.J. Vanderbeck, winning the game in overtime.

Hockey: NMU’s Vanderbeck scores OT goal in 4-3 win

Chris Anderson October 5, 2022

NMU Men’s Hockey opened up the season against Bowling Green, a conference rival, this past weekend and ended with a 1-1 split with the Falcons. Freshman Joey Larson had two assists on the night and junior...

FRESH START — NMUs hockey team kicks off the season this weekend against Bowling Green.

NMU Hockey kicks off the season as they face Bowling Green at home

Chris Anderson, Sports Editor September 29, 2022

The NMU Men’s Hockey team was voted to finish second in the CCHA preseason polls as they look ahead to a promising season. The team will be led by Forward AJ Vanderbeck as he was voted to the All-CCHA...

IM-PORTAL — NMU forward Connor Marritt and defenseman Trevor Cosgrove collide with Notre Dame forward Grant Silianoff in the first period of a 5-2 to Notre Dame on Saturday, Oct. 16. Marritt is one of four NMU players to enter the transfer portal since the season ended. Travis Nelson/NW

Hockey goes through flux with transfers

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor April 14, 2022

The Northern Michigan University hockey team has gone through some changes in the past month of the offseason, with three players coming in and four players seeing their way out. The college sports...

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