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SWEET, SWEET SWEEP—The team celebrates after forward Connor Marritts first career goal put NMU in front 2-1 in the first period of Saturdays win over St. Thomas. The Cats averaged six goals per game on the weekend, and are looking good to start the season. Travis Nelson/NW

Hockey uses five-goal third period to sweep St. Thomas

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor October 12, 2021

The Northern Michigan University hockey team had high hopes going into this season for its offense. It’s hard to sustain, but averaging six goals on a weekend is how the ‘Cats swept the visiting University...

BACK IN A JAM-PACKED BEC—The NMU Hockey team celebrates a victory over Ferris State at home on January 30, 2021. That game was in front of barely any spectators, but the Berry Events Center will be full for the season opening series against St. Thomas this weekend. Travis Nelson/NW

‘Cats hockey prepares to host St. Thomas in front of expected large home crowd

Travis Nelson, Sports Editor October 8, 2021

The Northern Michigan University hockey team begins its 2021-22 slate with some solid momentum after last year’s WCHA runner-up run. Now in the re-established CCHA’s first year back, the Wildcats will...

VOIGT AND POTULNY KICKOFF NORTHERN NOW—Swim and Dive Head Coach Heidi Voigt and Hockey Head Coach Grant Potulny will be interacting with NMU alumni and community members in the debut of the series, Northern Now, hosted by the NMU Alumni Association. Travis Nelson/NW

NMU coaches headline debut of newest alumni digital event series

Travis Nelson October 13, 2020

Northern Now, the newest monthly digital event series designed for alumni and friends from the NMU Alumni Association, kicks off with a bang on Wednesday, Oct. 14 with a virtual press conference with...

A TEAM OF VETERANS—The Wildcats enter 2020-21 returning a majority of their goals from last season after losing three players to graduation. Led by captains senior forward Joseph Nardi and senior defenseman Ben Newhouse, NMU is filled with veteran players.

Delayed start not stopping hockey’s experienced momentum into 2020 campaign

Travis Nelson September 29, 2020

Despite the bizarre circumstances that’ll surround the 2020-21 NMU Men’s Hockey season, the Wildcats’ expectations are still there. After a Sept. 10 announcement from the WCHA and the rest of...

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