MGoBlue.com has posted the latest edition of Wolverines in the NHL and this one focuses on the Wolverines in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. It also contains information on alumni participation in the NHL's 2009-10 season and those participating in the AHL's Calder Cup Playoffs and the EHL's Kelly Cup Playoffs.
Stanley Cup Playoff Participants
Mike Knuble (1992-95) Washington Capitals
Brendan Morrison (1995-97) Washington Capitals
Mike Cammalleri (2000-02) Montreal Canadiens
Matt Hunwick (2004-07) Boston Bruins
Jed Ortmeyer (2000-03) San Jose Sharks
Kevin Porter (2005-08) Colorado Avalanche
John Madden (1994-97) Chicago Blackhawks
Jack Johnson (2006-07) Los Angeles Kings
NHL Wolverines Season Highlights
* 23 Michigan alumni appeared in the NHL during the 2009-10 season. A 24th, Mike Van Ryn, was on the Toronto Maple Leafs roster all season, but had to miss the year due to a major injury.
* There were 18 forwards, 4 defensemen, and one goaltender (Marty Turco).
* Mike Knuble led all U-M alumni with 53 points on 29 goals and 24 assists.
* Brendan Morrison had an alumni-best 30 assists.
AHL Calder Cup Playoff Participants
Dwight Helminen (2002-04) Worcester Ice Sharks
Travis Turnbull (2006-09) Portland Pirates
Max Pacioretty (2008) Hamilton Bulldogs
Aaron Palushaj (2008-09) Hamilton Bulldogs
Mark Mitera (2006-09) Abbotsford Heat
Danny Richmond (2003) Rockford IceHogs
EHL Kelly Cup Playoff Participants (first round complete)
Milan Gajic (2002-05) Florida Everblades. 5 G, 5 A in the first round. Team advanced to the conference semis.
Jason Ryznar (2002-05) and Billy Sauer (2006-09) Alaska Aces. Knocked out in the first round.