Men's Ice Hockey

  • Wildcats Set to End Road Trip with UNO
    November 21, 2017
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey (7-5, 5-3 WCHA) will finish their current four-game road trip this weekend with the University of Nebraska Omaha (4-5-1, 1-3 NCHC). Both Friday and Saturday’s non-conference matchups are scheduled for 8:07 p.m. EST.
  • Hat Trick Gives Payne WCHA Offensive Player of the Week Honors
    November 20, 2017
    EDINA, Minn.—Northern Michigan University Men's Ice Hockey senior forward Robbie Payne (Gaylord, Michigan) was named the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Offensive Player of the Week on Monday for the second time this season.
  • Wildcats Split Series with Fairbanks
    November 18, 2017
    FAIRBANKS, Alas.—No. 20 Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey (7-5, 5-3 WCHA) settled for a series split with the University of Alaska Fairbanks (4-8-2, 2-5-2 WCHA after suffering a 4-1 loss late Saturday night.
  • Payne’s Hat Trick Seals the Wildcat Victory
    November 17, 2017
    FAIRBANKS, Alas.—No. 20 Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey (7-4, 5-2 WCHA) opened their four-game road trip with a 5-3 victory Saturday night over the University of Alaska Fairbanks (3-8-2, 1-5-1 WCHA). Senior forward Robbie Payne (Gaylord, Michigan) guided the Wildcats to back-to-back wins recording a hat trick in the series-opening victory.
  • Wildcats Begin Four-Game Road Trip With Fairbanks
    November 14, 2017
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—No. 20 Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey (6-4, 4-2 WCHA) will make the long trip to the University of Alaska Fairbanks (3-7-2, 1-4-1 WCHA) Friday and Saturday. The Western Collegiate Hockey Association contests will begin later in the evening with the time change in Alaska. The puck drop will drop for both contests at 11:07 p.m. EDT.
  • Wildcats Shutout Huskies in the Berry
    November 11, 2017
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—No. 20 Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey (6-4, 4-2, WCHA) earned revenge on their home ice with a 4-0 shutout of Michigan Technological University (5-6-2, 3-5-2) Saturday evening in a packed Berry Events Center.
  • Wildcats Fall to Huskies in Series Opener
    November 10, 2017
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—No. 20 Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey (5-4, 3-2 WCHA) fell victim to archrival Michigan Technological University (5-5-2, 3-4-2) Friday night in Houghton, Michigan. The Wildcats fell, 4-1, in the opener of the weekend’s home-and-home series.
  • Wildcats Take Momentum into Tech Series
    November 08, 2017
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—No. 20 Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey (5-3, 3-1 WCHA) will turn their attention to archrival Michigan Technological University (4-5-2, 2-4-2 WCHA) with a home-and-home series set for Friday and Saturday. Friday’s contest will begin at 7:07 p.m. in Houghton, Michigan, while the puck will drop at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Berry Events Center.
  • Israelsson Nets Weekly Honor After First Start of the Season
    November 06, 2017
    EDINA, Minn.—No. 20 Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey sophomore goaltender Mathias Israelsson (Ytterby, Sweden) was named the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Goaltender of the Week the conference office announced Monday afternoon.
  • Wildcats Enter National Rankings
    November 06, 2017
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—No. 20 Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey (5-3, 3-1 WCHA) entered the national rankings for the first time this season after their second-consecutive split with a top-10 opponent.
  • Offense Fuels Wildcats to Series Split
    November 04, 2017
    MARQUETTE, Mich.?Northern Michigan University Men?s Ice Hockey (5-3, 3-1 WCHA) earned a series-split with No. 9 Minnesota State University Mankato (6-3, 4-2 WCHA) with a 4-1 victory Saturday evening at the Berry Event Center. The win gives the Wildcats their second series split of 2017 with a top-10 ranked opponent.
  • Wildcats Fall to Ranked Mankato Squad
    November 03, 2017
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey (4-3, 2-1 WCHA) retuned to the Berry Events Center Friday evening, falling, 3-0, to No. 9 Minnesota State University Mankato (6-2, 4-1 WCHA) in the series opener. It was the first game for NMU in nearly two weeks after being off last weekend.
  • Wildcats Return to Action Hosting Ranked Minnesota State
    November 01, 2017
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey (4-2, 2-0 WCHA) returns to action after having last weekend off when they host No. 9 Minnesota State University, Mankato (5-2, 3-1 WCHA) Friday and Saturday in the Berry Events Center. Both contests will feature a 7 p.m. puck drop.
  • Wildcats Split Series with #5/6 Wisconsin
    October 21, 2017
    GREEN BAY, Wis.—Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey (4-2, 2-0 WCHA) settled for a series split with the University of Wisconsin (5-2, 1-1 Big Ten), Saturday evening with the Badgers taking a 4-0 victory at the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
  • Wildcats Defeat No.5/6 Wisconsin in Overtime
    October 20, 2017
    GREEN BAY, Wis.—Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey (4-1, 2-0 WCHA) needed overtime to defeat No. 5/6 University of Wisconsin (4-2, 1-1 Big Ten) Friday night, 5-4, from the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
  • Wildcats Meet Ranked Opponent in Green Bay
    October 18, 2017
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Men's Ice Hockey (3-1, 2-0 WCHA) heads to a neutral site in Green Bay, Wisconsin for a pair of contests with No. 5/6 University of Wisconsin (4-1, 1-1 Big Ten) Friday and Saturday at the Resch Center. Friday’s contests in scheduled for 8 p.m. (EST), while Saturday’s game will begin at 5 p.m. (EST). Live stats and live video can be found at nmuwildcats.com, while there will also be in-game updates on Twitter at @NMU_Wildcats.
  • Last Second Score Gives Wildcats a Weekend Sweep
    October 14, 2017
    BIG RAPIDS, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey (3-1, 2-0 WCHA) found a goal with less than a second remaining in the contests to finish a sweep of Ferris State University (1-3, 0-2 WCHA), 1-0, Saturday evening on the road.
  • Tolvanen, Wildcats Hold Off Ferris State Attack
    October 13, 2017
    BIG RAPIDS, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey (2-1, 1-0 WCHA) opened up Western Collegiate Hockey Association play with a 3-2 victory over Ferris State University (1-2, 0-1 WCHA) Saturday evening on the road.
  • Wildcats Begin WCHA Schedule at Ferris State
    October 11, 2017
    MARQUETTE, Mich.-Northern Michigan University Men's Ice Hockey (1-1, 0-0 WCHA) begins the season's Western Collegiate Hockey Associations slate with a pair of matchups at Ferris State University (1-1, 0-0 WCHA) Friday and Saturday. Both games in Big Rapids, Michigan, are scheduled for a 7 p.m. start. Live stats and live video can be found at nmuwildcats.com, while there will also be in-game updates on Twitter at @NMU_Wildcats.
  • Payne Earns the Season’s First WCHA Weekly Award
    October 09, 2017
    EDINA, Minn.—Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey senior forward Robbie Payne (Gaylord, Michigan) was named the first Western Collegiate Hockey Association Offensive Player of the Week of the 2017-18 season Monday afternoon.
  • Wildcats Split Opening Series With 4-1 Victory
    October 07, 2017
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey (1-1, 0-0 WCHA) earned a 4-1 victory over Lake Superior State University (1-1, 0-0 WCHA) to split the season opening series Saturday evening in the Berry Events.
  • Wildcats Drop Season-Opener, 5-3, to LSSU
    October 06, 2017
    SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey (0-1, 0-0 WCHA) dropped their season opener to Lake Superior State University (1-0, 0-0 WCHA), 5-3, Friday evening to begin their 2017-18 campaign.
  • Tolvanen Named to Mike Richter Award Watch List
    October 05, 2017
    MARQUETTE, Mich—Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey junior goaltender Atte Tolvanen (Vihti, Finland) was named one of 20 collegiate goaltenders that have been placed on the 2017-18 Mike Richter Award watch list by Let’s Play Hockey and the Herb Brooks Foundation.
  • Wildcats Open 2017-18 with LSSU
    October 04, 2017
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey begins their 2017-18 campaign this weekend when they head to Lake Superior State University Friday evening at 7:07 p.m. The Wildcats then return to Marquette, Michigan, on Saturday for their home-opener with the Lakers at 7 p.m.
  • Payne, Diamantoni Named 2017-18 Captains, Klimek as Alternate
    September 28, 2017
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Men’s Ice Hockey head hockey coach Grant Potulny has named senior forwards Robbie Payne (Gaylord, Michigan) and Zach Diamantoni (Montgomery, New Jersey) the co-captain of the 2017-18 Wildcats. Senior defenseman Jordan Klimek (Langley, British Columbia, Canada) was named NMU’s alternate captain.

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