"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."
That is what I am talking about
Hockey finished the sweep on Saturday in dominating fashion, jumping out to a 5-0 lead before conceding a couple of late meaningless PP goals. The team defense seemed a lot better against Fairbanks than it did against Western, although that's partially due to a slew of UAF opportunities that never turned into shots on goal.
Michigan got a lot of pretty plays to score, starting with Jeff Tambellini speeding past a Bronco defender and faking like he was about to cut across the net before tucking the puck past Wylie Rogers--who had vacated the near post by a couple inches--on the short side. Jason Ryznar also had a superb pass that led to this:
Which is going to be the easiest goal of David Rohlf's career.
A good game to finish off a series of lesser opponents in preparation for the toughest remaining test of the regular season, a pair at OSU. Michigan has a five point lead on the Buckeyes and can salt away the CCHA regular season championship with a sweep or even a split. There doesn't appear to be any TV for the Friday game, but the Saturday one is on CSTV.
king dot greg at gmail dot com