2012-13 Men's Ice Hockey News

July 29, 2013
Wildcats Participate in NHL Development Camps
MARQUETTE, Mich. – Five Northern Michigan University hockey players recently participated in development camps with National Hockey League teams. Forward Cohen Adair (Chicago Blackhawks), defenseman Jake Baker (Edmonton Oilers), defenseman Luke Eibler (Winnipeg Jets), forward Reed Seckel (San Jose Sharks) and forward Dominik Shine (Detroit Red Wings) were invited to participate.

May 24, 2013
Gustafsson and Sweden Win Hockey World Championship
STOCKHOLM – Former Northern Michigan University hockey player Erik Gustafsson won the 2013 IIHF World Championship as a member of team Sweden on Sunday (May 19). Gustafsson scored the first goal for his team as Sweden defeated Switzerland 5-1 for the first title since 1986.

May 20, 2013
NMU Releases 2013-14 Hockey Schedule
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team announces its 2013-14 schedule for the 39th season of Wildcat hockey. NMU returns to the Western Collegiate Hockey Association where it played 13 seasons from 1984-97. Thirty-six games are scheduled for 2013-14, including a pair of exhibition games.

May 9, 2013
WCHA Launches New Website
MARQUETTE, Mich. – College hockey's most historic and successful league, the 62-year-old Western Collegiate Hockey Association, has been home to a record 37 men's national championship teams since its founding in 1951, a record 16 Hobey Baker Memorial Award winners, more than 430 National Hockey League players, 350 All-Americans, and 115 Olympians.

April 17, 2013
Hockey Names Award Winners
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team announced its award winners for the 2012-13 season. The Wildcats annually hand out 12 awards.

April 3, 2013
Red Wings Sign Free Agent Goaltender Jared Coreau
DETROIT, Mich. – The Detroit Red Wings today (April 3) announced that free agent goaltender Jared Coreau has signed a three-year entry level contract with the team. In accordance with club policy, additional terms of the deal will not be disclosed.

April 1, 2013
Season Recap: Final CCHA Season in Books for Wildcats
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team wrapped up the 38th season of Wildcat hockey in 2012-13. The season marked the end of an era as the Central Collegiate Hockey Association played its final season after 42 years. NMU will rejoin the Western Collegiate Hockey Association next season after being a member of the conference from 1984-97.

March 23, 2013
WCHA Unveils Powerful Revisions to Iconic Logo for 2013-14
MADISON, Wis. – The Western Collegiate Hockey Association, college hockey’s most historic and successful league and owners of a record 37 national championships since its founding in 1951, today unveiled a dramatic new look to the league’s iconic logo, one that catapults the Association into an invigorating new era in 2013-14.

March 23, 2013
WCHA Playoff Championship to be Played in Grand Rapids in 2014 & 2016
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Western Collegiate Hockey Association today announced that its highly-successful men’s playoff championship – known as the WCHA Final Five – will head to Van Andel Arena and the City of Grand Rapids, Mich., for the 2013-14 and 2015-16 seasons and will return to Xcel Energy Center and the City of Saint Paul, Minn., for the 2014-15 and 2016-17 campaigns.

March 15, 2013
Joyce Named CCHA Second Team All-Time
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Continuing to ‘Celebrate The Legacy’ in its’ 42nd and final season, the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) has released the league’s All-Time Team to honor the league’s top performers from the past 42 seasons.

March 13, 2013
CCHA Names All-Conference Teams
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Seven teams are represented on the 2013 CCHA All-Conference teams, highlighted by Miami’s pair of First-Team selections and Western Michigan’s three overall honorees. Miami is the only school with two First-Team selections, with sophomore forward Austin Czarnik and freshman forward Riley Barber debuting on the CCHA All-Conference team.

March 12, 2013
Kaunisto Named to CCHA Scholar-Athlete Team
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Eleven outstanding student-athletes have been designated as their team’s 2012-13 Scholar-Athlete of the Year. The CCHA Scholar-Athlete of the Year will be chosen from the group of nominees with the winner announced at the 2013 CCHA Awards on Friday, March 22.

March 11, 2013
Coreau Named NMU’s January Scholar Athlete of the Month
MARQUETTE, Mich. – Junior goaltender Jared Coreau, of the Northern Michigan University hockey team, has been named NMU's Student-Athlete Scholar of the Month for January by the Athletic Council. Coreau, a native of Perth, Ontario, is majoring in accounting/corporate finance and holds a 3.63 grade point average. He was nominated by Larry G. Pagel Ph.D. a professor in the college of business.

March 9, 2013
Season Ends For Wildcats In CCHA First Round
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The 10-seeded Northern Michigan University hockey team had its 2012-13 season come to an end on Saturday (March 9) night with at 6-2 loss to the seventh-seeded University of Michigan in the first round of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association playoffs. The Wildcats finished with an overall record of 15-19-4.

March 8, 2013
Wolverines Hold Off Wildcats in Game One
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team scored two goals in the second period after trailing 3-0 but couldn’t complete the comeback in the first game of the best-of-three Central Collegiate Hockey Association First Round series at the University of Michigan on Friday (March 8) evening.

March 7, 2013
WCHA Announces 140-Game Conference Schedule for 2013-14 Campaign
MADISON, Wis. – The men’s Western Collegiate Hockey Association’s today (March 7) released a 140-game conference schedule for the upcoming 2013-14 season that will continue the league’s long-standing 28 games per team slate and feature all league series being played on the traditional hockey nights of Fridays and Saturdays.

March 5, 2013
Wildcats Meet Wolverines in CCHA First Round
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team opens postseason play this weekend (March 8-10) with a best-of-three Central Collegiate Hockey Association First Round series at the University of Michigan. The Wildcats are the No. 10 seed and the Wolverines are the seven seed. The puck drops at 7:35 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (if necessary) from Yost Ice Arena.

March 4, 2013
Coreau Named CCHA Warrior Goaltender of Week
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Junior goaltender Jared Coreau has been named the Central Collegiate Hockey Association Warrior Goaltender of the Week for the second time this season. Coreau, a native of Perth, Ont., stopped 84 shots in the series split with Lake Superior State over the weekend. He was one short of a career-high with 50 saves on Friday. Coreau stopped 34 more shots on Saturday.

March 2, 2013
Northern Falls to LSSU In Regular Season Finale
MARQUETTE, Mich. – In the regular season finale, the Northern Michigan University hockey team was shutout for the fourth time this season with a 3-0 loss to Lake Superior State. The Lakers scored three shorthanded goals and defeated the Wildcats for the third time this season. LSSU also won the Cappo Cup by outscoring Northern 10-4 in the four games.

March 1, 2013
Hockey Defeats LSSU on Friday
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team defeated U.P-rival Lake Superior State 3-1 on Friday (March 1) night in the opening game of the final Central Collegiate Hockey Association regular season series from the Berry Events Center. The Wildcats scored a goal in the first period and added two more in the third and junior goaltender Jared Coreau had a season-high 50 saves.

February 27, 2013
Wildcats Wrap Up Regular Season at Home
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The NMU hockey team wraps up the regular season this weekend against Lake Superior State. The puck drops at 7:35 p.m. on Friday and Saturday (March 1-2) nights from the Berry Events Center. The five seniors will be honored at the Blue Line Club Luncheon on Friday at noon in the Wildcat Room and before Saturday’s game. The annual Silent Auction is being held on Friday night and there will also be a 4th Period Party at Buffalo Wild Wings after Saturday’s game.

February 23, 2013
Falcons Defeat Wildcats for Series Split
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team fell 5-3 to Bowling Green State on Saturday (Feb. 23) evening for the Central Collegiate Hockey Association series split with the Falcons. The home team scored two goals with less than five minutes left in the third after the Wildcats tied it at three. With the loss, NMU falls to 14-16-4 overall and 8-14-4-1 in the CCHA. The ‘Cats finished 5-13-1 overall on the road and 2-11-1 in conference action.

February 22, 2013
Wildcats Take Game One From Falcons
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team picked up a much-needed three points in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association standings with a 5-2 victory over Bowling Green State on Friday (Feb. 22) evening at the BGSU Ice Arena. The Wildcats scored the first four goals, had four players with multiple points and junior goaltender Jared Coreau stopped 37 shots. With the win, NMU moves to 14-15-4 overall and 8-13-4-1 in the CCHA. BGSU is 12-16-5 overall and 9-13-3-1 in conference action. The Falcons hold a two-point advantage over the ‘Cats in the standings.

February 20, 2013
Hockey Wraps Up Road Schedule at Bowling Green
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team plays its final Central Collegiate Hockey Association road series this weekend (Feb. 22-23) at Bowling Green State. The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. both nights from the BGSU Ice Arena. NMU is 13-15-4 overall and 7-13-4-1 in the CCHA. The Wildcats sit in ninth place in the CCHA with 26 points. The ‘Cats are coming off a loss at Michigan Tech and a CCHA series split at Michigan State last week. The two teams below NMU in the conference standings are Michigan and Michigan State.

February 16, 2013
Hockey Falls at Michigan State for CCHA Series Split
EAST LANSING, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team fell 4-2 to Michigan State on Saturday (Feb. 16) night from Munn Ice Arena. The Spartans earned the Central Collegiate Hockey Association series split by scoring three straight goals in the third period after trailing 2-1. With the loss, NMU falls to 13-15-4 overall and 7-13-4-1 in the CCHA. MSU is now 9-20-3 overall and 7-16-1 in conference play.

February 15, 2013
Wildcats Hold Off Spartans on Friday
EAST LANSING, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team got back in the win column on Friday (Feb. 15) night with a 5-3 victory over Michigan State from Munn Ice Arena. The Wildcats scored two goals in the first period, one in the second and added two more in the third period. Senior forward Matt Thurber and sophomore forward Reed Seckel each had two goals and two assists. Junior forward Erik Higby also had a multiple point night with a goal and an assist.

February 13, 2013
CCHA Announces Super Fan Contest Winners
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – The Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) has announced the 11 winners of theCelebrate the Legacy Super Fan contest. The CCHA, in partnership with Fox Sports Detroit, Olympia Entertainment and Warrior Hockey, is pleased to provide each member school’s Super Fan with a ‘Celebrate the Legacy Prize Pack’ for the final CCHA Championship Weekend in Detroit on March 22-24, 2013.

February 13, 2013
Hockey Finishes Week at Michigan State
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team plays its second and third games of the week at Michigan State this weekend (Feb. 15-16) in a Central Collegiate Hockey Association series from East Lansing. The puck drops at 6:35 p.m. on Friday and 7:35 p.m. Saturday from Munn Ice Arena. Saturday is Hockey Day in Michigan.

February 12, 2013
Hockey Ends Non-Conference With Loss at Tech
HOUGHTON, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team fell 8-2 to Michigan Tech in its final non-conference game of the season on Tuesday (Feb. 12) night from the MacInnes Student Ice Arena. The Wildcats surrendered four goals in each of the first two periods and managed a goal in the second and in the final minute of play.

February 11, 2013
Hockey Begins Week at Michigan Tech
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team plays three games this week, beginning on Tuesday (Feb. 12) at Michigan Tech. The puck drops at 7:07 p.m. from the John MacInnes Student Ice Arena in the final non-conference game of the season. NMU is 12-13-4 overall and 6-12-4-1 in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association. The Wildcats currently sit in 10th place in the CCHA with 23 points. The ‘Cats are coming off a series split with Ferris State and travel to East Lansing for the only meeting with Michigan State over the weekend.

February 9, 2013
Wildcats Shutout Ferris State on Saturday
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team snapped its three-game losing streak and earned a Central Collegiate Hockey Association series split with Ferris State on Saturday (Feb. 9). Junior goaltender Jared Coreau and the Wildcats earned their first shutout of the season with a 3-0 victory. NMU is now 12-13-4 overall and 6-12-4-1 in the CCHA. Ferris drops to 14-12-4 overall and 12-10-2-1 in conference action.

February 9, 2013
VIDEO: NMU 3, Ferris State 0
Highlights of the NMU vs. Ferris State hockey game at the Berry Events Center on Feb. 9, 2013. The Wildcats won 3-0 to split the CCHA series.

February 8, 2013
Hockey Falls to Ferris State Friday
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team was defeated for the third game in a row on Friday (Feb. 8) as Ferris State University edged the Wildcats 3-1 from the Berry Events Center. The Bulldogs scored a goal in each of the first two periods and added an empty net tally late in the third period. With the loss, NMU falls to 11-13-4 overall and 5-12-4-1 in Central Collegiate Hockey Association play. FSU improves to 14-11-4 overall and 13-9-2-1 in the CCHA.

February 8, 2013
VIDEO: Ferris State 3, NMU 1
Highlights of the NMU vs. Ferris State hockey game at the Berry Events Center on Feb. 8, 2013. The Bulldogs won 3-1 in the first game of the CCHA series.

February 6, 2013
Hockey Hosts Ferris State Over Weekend
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team hosts Ferris State University this weekend in a Collegiate Hockey Association series from the Berry Events Center. The puck drops at 7:35 p.m. on Friday and Saturday (Feb. 8-9) night. All fans are incited to the fourth period party at Coco’s after Saturday night’s game. NMU is hosting the Pink Wave on Saturday at the Berry Events Center. The Wildcats host Ferris State in men’s basketball at 11 a.m., women’s basketball at 1 p.m. and hockey at 7:35 p.m. Money raised will benefit Cancer Care of Marquette County. T-shirts, hooded sweatshirts, crew sweatshirts and polos are available at the ‘Cats Corner Store, NMU Bookstore and PEIF Info Center.

January 31, 2013
Thurber Named Warrior CCHA Player of the Month
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – The Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) announced today that Northern Michigan senior forward Matt Thurber has been named the Warrior CCHA Player of the Month for January. The Beaver Dam, Wis., native helped the Wildcats to a 5-2-1 record in January by notching two goals and adding nine assists, leading the league with 11 points for the month. The senior forward notched points in seven-of-eight games while scoring a power-play goal and recording a +6 rating.

January 26, 2013
Hockey Swept at Alaska
FAIRBANKS, Alaska – The Northern Michigan University hockey team fell for the second night in a row on Saturday (Jan. 26) with a 4-2 loss at the University of Alaska. After the Wildcats took the lead 1:34 into the game, the Nanooks scored four straight and swept NMU for only the second time in the 48-game all-time series. NMU falls to 11-12-4 overall and 5-11-4-1 in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association. Alaska won its sixth straight and improves to 12-8-4 overall and 10-7-3-1 in conference action.

January 25, 2013
Hockey Falls on Friday in Alaska
FAIRBANKS, Alaska – The Northern Michigan University hockey team fell for the first time in the New Year with a 2-1 loss at the University of Alaska on Friday (Jan. 25) night from the Carlson Center. The Nanooks jumped out to 2-0 lead and held off the Wildcats late for their fifth consecutive win and first win over NMU since Nov. 2007. Senior forward Matt Thurber scored the only Northern goal with a power-play tally 14:00 into the second period. Assisting on Thurber's third of the season were senior defensemen Kyle Follmer and Scott Macaulay.

January 23, 2013
Hockey Heads North to Alaska
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team makes its longest trip of the season this week with its second Central Collegiate Hockey Association series of the season with the University of Alaska Fairbanks Nanooks.

January 21, 2013
Ludwig Named CCHA Defenseman of the Week
Junior defenseman CJ Ludwig, of the Northern Michigan University hockey team, is this week’s Central Collegiate Hockey Association Gladiator Defenseman of the Week after his performance in the series sweep over Ohio State.

January 19, 2013
Hockey Sweeps Ohio State
The Northern Michigan University hockey team picked up its first Central Collegiate Hockey Association sweep of the season on Saturday (Jan. 19) night with a 3-2 victory over the Ohio State University.

January 18, 2013
Hockey Skates Past Ohio State Friday
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey continued its 2013 unbeaten streak on Friday (Jan. 18) night with a 4-2 victory over the Ohio State University Buckeyes at the Berry Events Center. NMU is 3-0-1 in the New Year and is now 10-10-4 overall and 4-9-4-1 in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association.

January 17, 2013
WCHA Grants Alabama-Huntsville Membership Beginning 2013-14
MADISON, Wis. – The Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) men's membership voted Thursday (Jan. 17) to admit the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) as a full-time men's conference member.

January 16, 2013
Hockey Hosts Ohio State
The Northern Michigan University hockey team continues its season-long four-game home stand with a Central Collegiate Hockey Association series with the Ohio State University.

January 12, 2013
Wildcats Tie RedHawks on Saturday
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team earned four of a possible six Central Collegiate Hockey Association points over the weekend and remains unbeaten in four straight games after a 3-3 tie with No. 6-ranked Miami University on Saturday (Jan. 12).

January 11, 2013
Wildcats Edge No. 6 Miami
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team extended its winning streak to three games on Friday (Jan. 11) night with a 2-1 victory over the No. 6-ranked Miami University RedHawks from the Berry Events Center.

January 10, 2013
CCHA and Fox Sports Detroit Hold Super Fan Contest
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – The Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) and FOX Sports Detroit have joined together to launch the Celebrate the Legacy Super Fan contest.

January 10, 2013
Hockey Hosts No. 6 Miami
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team gets back to Central Collegiate Hockey Association action this weekend with a series from the Berry Events Center against the No. 6-ranked Miami University RedHawks.

January 7, 2013
CCHA Honors Three Wildcats in Weekly Honors
FARMINGTON, Mich. – Three Northern Michigan University hockey players have been named Central Collegiate Hockey Association players of the week after the Wildcats non-conference sweep at No. 15 St. Cloud State over the weekend.

January 5, 2013
Hockey Sweeps St. Cloud State
ST. CLOUD, Minn. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team completed the weekend sweep over non-conference and No. 15-ranked St. Cloud State on Saturday (Jan. 5) from the National Hockey and Event Center.

January 4, 2013
Hockey Scores Win at St. Cloud on Friday
ST. CLOUD, Minn. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team exploded for a season-high six goals on Friday (Jan. 4) night to earn coach Walt Kyle his 200th career victory. Five different Wildcats scored goals as NMU defeated No. 15-ranked St. Cloud State 6-2 in the opening game of the non-conference series from the National Hockey Center.

January 2, 2013
Hockey Opens 2013 At St. Cloud State
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey opens 2013 with its final non-conference series of the season at St. Cloud State University this weekend (Jan. 11-12).

December 15, 2012
Hockey Drops Two at LSSU
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team continued its struggles on the road Saturday (Dec. 15) with a 3-1 loss at Lake Superior State University.

December 14, 2012
Wildcats Shutout on Friday
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team was shutout 3-0 at Lake Superior State University on Friday (Dec. 14) night from Taffy Abel Arena.

December 12, 2012
Hockey Wraps Up 2012 At Lake Superior State
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team looks to pick up its first Central Collegiate Hockey Association road win this weekend (Dec. 14-15) in the final series of 2012 at Lake Superior State University.

December 5, 2012
Wildcats Take Game One From Huskies
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The only college hockey game in the country on Tuesday (Dec. 4), featured the ever-rowdy U.P. rivalry between the Northern Michigan Wildcats and Michigan Tech Huskies from the Berry Events Center.

December 3, 2012
Hockey Hosts Michigan Tech Tuesday
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team plays its third game in five nights as the Wildcats host Michigan Technological University on Tuesday (Dec. 4).

December 1, 2012
Hockey Swept at No. 10 Western Michigan
KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team was shutout for the second time this season as No. 10-ranked Western Michigan University defeated the Wildcats 1-0 on Saturday (Dec. 1) night from Lawson Ice Arena in a very physical battle.

November 30, 2012
Hockey Defeated at Western Michigan
KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team was defeated by No. 10-ranked Western Michigan University, 4-2, on Friday (Nov. 30) night from Lawson Ice Arena.

November 28, 2012
Hockey Travels to Western Michigan
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team travels to Kalamazoo, Mich. this weekend for a meeting with the No. 10-ranked Western Michigan University Broncos. The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. both nights from Lawson Arena.

November 28, 2012
Adair Named NMU’s October Scholar Athlete of Month
MARQUETTE, Mich. – Freshman Cohen Adair, of the Northern Michigan University hockey team, was named NMU’s Student-Athlete Scholar of the Month for October by the Athletic Council

November 26, 2012
Macaulay Named CCHA Defenseman of Week
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Senior captain Scott Macaulay, of the Northern Michigan University hockey team, is this week’s Central Collegiate Hockey Association Gladiator Defenseman of the Week after his performance against the University of Alaska Fairbanks over the weekend.

November 24, 2012
Hockey Ties Alaska; Wins Shootout
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team remained unbeaten in its last 16 meetings with the University of Alaska Fairbanks on Saturday (Nov. 24) night from the Berry Events Center.

November 23, 2012
Hockey Wins in Overtime
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team scored a short-handed goal in overtime for a 4-3 win over the University of Alaska Fairbanks on Friday (Nov. 23) night from the Berry Events Center.

November 20, 2012
Hockey Hosts Alaska Over Thanksgiving Weekend
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team hosts the University of Alaska Fairbanks on Friday and Saturday (Nov. 23-24). The puck drops at 7:35 p.m. both nights from the Berry Events Center.

November 17, 2012
Hockey Swept at Ohio State
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The No. 19-ranked Northern Michigan University hockey team was swept by Ohio State on Saturday (Nov. 17) as the Buckeyes defeated the Wildcats for the second night in a row.

November 16, 2012
Hockey Blanked at Ohio State
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The No. 19-ranked Northern Michigan University hockey team was shutout for the first time this season on Friday (Nov. 16) evening as the Ohio State Buckeyes defeated the Wildcats 2-0. NMU is now 4-5-2 overall and 1-4-2 in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association.

November 15, 2012
Black Friday Savings on NMU Hockey Tickets
MARQUETTE, Mich. – Black Friday deals don’t just happen in retail stores. On Black Friday from Noon to 4 p.m., the Northern Michigan University Athletic Department will be selling hockey tickets for select home games for $10 each. Tickets can be purchased for the Tuesday, Dec. 4 game against Michigan Tech and the Friday-Saturday, Jan. 11-12 games against Miami.

November 15, 2012
Thanksgiving Holiday Special Hockey Tickets
MARQUETTE, Mich. – It’s a big Thanksgiving weekend filled with Wildcat Hockey action! The Northern Michigan University Athletic Department will be offering a Thanksgiving Holiday Special on Wildcat hockey tickets.

November 14, 2012
No. 19 Hockey Travels to Ohio State
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team travels to Ohio for the second weekend in a row with a trip to Ohio State for the second Central Collegiate Hockey Association road series on Friday and Saturday (Nov. 16-17).

November 10, 2012
Hockey Ties with Miami on Saturday
OXFORD, Ohio – The No. 16-ranked Northern Michigan University hockey team skated to a 2-2 tie with No. 5 Miami on Saturday (Nov. 10) night from Steve Cady Arena. NMU led 2-1 after the first before the RedHawks tied the game in the third. Miami earned the extra Central Collegiate Hockey Association point with a shootout win at the end of the extra session.

November 9, 2012
Hockey Loses First CCHA Road Game
OXFORD, Ohio – The No. 16-ranked Northern Michigan University hockey team was defeated in its first Central Collegiate Hockey Association road game at No. 5 Miami.

November 7, 2012
No. 16 Hockey Travels to No. 5 Miami
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team plays its first CCHA road series on Friday and Saturday (Nov. 9-10) at Miami University.

November 5, 2012
Adair Named CCHA Rookie of the Week
MARQUETTE, Mich. – Freshman Cohen Adair, of the Northern Michigan University hockey team, is the Central Collegiate Hockey Association Gongshow Rookie of the Week after his performance against the University of Michigan over the weekend.

November 3, 2012
Hockey Picks up First CCHA Win
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The No. 20-ranked Northern Michigan University hockey team picked up its first Central Collegiate Hockey Association win on Saturday (Nov. 3) night with a 4-3 victory over the No. 8-ranked University of Michigan.

November 2, 2012
Hockey Ties with Michigan on Friday
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The No. 20-ranked Northern Michigan University hockey team skated to a 4-4 tie with the No. 8-ranked University of Michigan on Friday (Nov. 2) night from the Berry Events Center.

October 30, 2012
Hockey Hosts No. 8 Michigan Wolverines
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team plays its second Central Collegiate Hockey Association series and second in a row from the Berry Events Center, hosting the University of Michigan on Friday and Saturday (Nov. 2-3).

October 27, 2012
Hockey Swept by Notre Dame
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The No. 16-ranked Northern Michigan University hockey was defeated for the second night in a row by No. 9 Notre Dame on Saturday (Oct. 27) from the Berry Events Center.

October 26, 2012
Hockey Falls in Home Opener
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The No. 16-ranked Northern Michigan University hockey team was defeated in its home and Central Collegiate Hockey Association opener from the Berry Events Center on Friday (Oct. 26) night by No. 9 Notre Dame.

October 24, 2012
Hockey Hosts No. 9 Notre Dame in Home-Opener
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The No. 16-ranked Northern Michigan University hockey team plays its first Central Collegiate Hockey Association series and first series at the Berry Events Center on Friday and Saturday (Oct. 26-27) against No. 9 Notre Dame.

October 20, 2012
Hockey Earns Series Split With Win on Saturday
OMAHA, Neb. – The No. 17-ranked Northern Michigan University hockey team earned a non-conference weekend split with Nebraska Omaha on Saturday (Oct. 20), defeating the Mavericks 2-1 from CenturyLink Center.

October 19, 2012
Blue Line Club Hosts Luncheon
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Blue Line Club will host its first luncheon in two years on Friday, Oct. 26 for the first home series against Notre Dame. The luncheon starts at Noon in the Wildcat Room inside the Berry Events Center.

October 19, 2012
Hockey Loses First of Season
OMAHA, Neb. – The No. 17-ranked Northern Michigan University hockey team lost for the first time this season on Friday (Oct. 19) with a 5-2 defeat to Nebraska Omaha from CenturyLink Center in the opener of the non-conference series

October 17, 2012
Hockey Travels to Nebraska Omaha
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team continues non-conference play with a series at the University of Nebraska Omaha from CenturyLink Center on Friday and Saturday (Oct. 19-20).

October 15, 2012
Adair Named CCHA Gongshow Rookie of the Week
MARQUETTE, Mich. – Freshman Cohen Adair, of the Northern Michigan University hockey team, is the Central Collegiate Hockey Association Gongshow Rookie of the Week after his performance in a season-opening sweep of No. 15 Wisconsin over the weekend.

October 13, 2012
Hockey Sweeps Badgers
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team earned a sweep over the No. 15-ranked University of Wisconsin with a 4-2 come-from-behind victory for the second night in a row on Saturday (Oct. 13) night from the Resch Center

October 12, 2012
Hockey Defeats Badgers at Resch Center
ASHWAUBENON, Wis. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team defeated the No. 15-ranked University of Wisconsin 2-1 on Friday (Oct. 12) night from the Resch Center after two third period goals.

October 10, 2012
Hockey Hosts Wisconsin Badgers at Resch Center
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team opens the regular season with a non-conference series with the University of Wisconsin from the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wis. this weekend.

October 7, 2012
Hockey Shuts Out Brock
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team opened the 2012-13 season with an exhibition win on Sunday (Oct. 7) afternoon from the Berry Events Center.

October 5, 2012
Hockey Plays Exhibition on Sunday at Berry Events Center
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team opens the 2012-13 campaign with an exhibition game against Brock University on Sunday, (Oct. 7).

October 3, 2012
Skate with the ‘Cats on Sunday
MARQUETTE, Mich. – Skate with the ‘Cats will be held after the Northern Michigan University hockey team’s exhibition game on Sunday (Oct. 7).

October 3, 2012
Wildcats Selected Eighth in Both Preseason CCHA Polls
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – For the fifth time in seven years, the coaches and media disagree on who should own the No. 1 position in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association’s annual preseason polls.

October 2, 2012
Follmer Named to CCHA Preseason Second Team
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Seven teams are represented on the 2012-13 CCHA Preseason All-Conference Teams announced today by the Central Collegiate Hockey Association.

October 1, 2012
Hockey Season Preview
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team begins its 37th season with an exhibition game against Brock University on Sunday, Oct. 7 at the Berry Events Center to open the 2012-13 campaign.

September 17, 2012
2013 CCHA Championship Dates Announced
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – The Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) today announced the schedule for the 2013 CCHA Championship Weekend, March 22-24, 2013, in Detroit.

August 22, 2012
Fifth Annual River Valley Bank - Walt Kyle Mile Cancer Walk on Saturday
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The fifth annual River Valley Bank – Walt Kyle Cancer Walk will take place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25. All donations will benefit cancer patients staying at the Beacon House during their treatments as Northern Michigan University head hockey coach Walt Kyle will lead the group of participants.

August 22, 2012
CCHA Launches ‘Search for Mason Cup Champions’
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – The Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) today launched a “Search for Mason Cup Champions” to find all former CCHA players with their name engraved on the Mason Cup.

June 28, 2012
CCHA Gets Ready To “Celebrate the Legacy”
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – The Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) today announced a new “Celebrate the Legacy” slogan and logo developed to commemorate the league’s 42nd and final season in 2012-13.

June 14, 2012
2013-14 WCHA Men’s Membership Concludes Productive Meetings in Detroit
MADISON, Wis. – The nine member teams that will make up the men’s Western Collegiate Hockey Association beginning in 2013-14 concluded a series of positive and productive meetings in Detroit this week and continue to move forward on a number of key issues.

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