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HUSKIES TOO MUCH—The NMU Hockey team hasnt won a game since Wednesday, Dec. 30, and have now lost eight straight after a 4-1 loss to Michigan Tech. Travis Nelson/NW

Wildcats’ hockey drops eighth straight game with 4-1 loss to Michigan Tech

Travis Nelson January 26, 2021

The NMU Hockey team got off to a strong start and didn’t give up any power play goals- two major rivals that have haunted the ‘Cats so far this season. However, despite doing those things and playing...

COVID-19 POSTPONES NMU-HUNTSVILLE SERIES—A COVID-19 pause in Alabama-Huntsville program has postponed the series between the Wildcats and Chargers. Travis Nelson/NW

‘Cats hockey series against Alabama-Huntsville postponed due to COVID-19

Travis Nelson January 20, 2021

The NMU Hockey team will have to wait even longer to avenge its six-game losing streak. The Wildcats’ series against the University of Alabama-Huntsville on Friday, Jan. 22 and Saturday, Jan. 23 has...

COLLAPSING CATS—NMU was in complete control of Saturdays night until penalties and a furious Lakers comeback did them in. Travis Nelson/NW

‘Cats collapse down home stretch, fall 3-2 in overtime to Lake Superior State

Travis Nelson January 10, 2021

Starting strong has been a problem all season for the NMU Hockey team, and they did that on Saturday night against Lake Superior State University. After leading 2-0 with 13 minutes left in the third period,...

TAKING THEIR LUMPS—The Wildcats had a tough time handling the fifth-ranked Mankato Mavericks, losing a combined 9-0 in the two-game series. Travis Nelson/NW

Wildcats end weekend with second straight shutout loss to Mankato

Travis Nelson January 4, 2021

Head Coach Grant Potulny paused for a while in his postgame press conference after the NMU Hockey team lost 4-0 to fifth-ranked Minnesota State-Mankato to try and think of any positives from the weekend....

Photo by Lindsey Eaton: Photo taken during the Wildcats opening weekend against Lake Superior State.

Wildcats split weekend against Badgers

Trevor Drew October 26, 2017

In a non-conference series over the weekend, the Northern Michigan Wildcat Hockey team had day-and-night results against the Big Ten’s University of Wisconsin Badgers, grabbing a 5-4 overtime victory...

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