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No Event
No Event
Sun Oct 01
Final
2 Michigan Tech
3 at Wisconsin
US Hockey Hall of Fame Game
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Final
3 Union
6 vs. Michigan Tech
@ Duluth, Minn.
Sat Oct 07
Final
4 Michigan Tech
3 at Minnesota Duluth
Ice Breaker Tournament - Duluth, Minn.
Fri Oct 13
Final
4 Michigan Tech
3 at Lake Superior State
Great Lake State Weekend
Sat Oct 14
Final Shootout - Away
2 Michigan Tech
2 at Lake Superior State
Great Lake State Weekend
Fri Oct 20
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4 Alabama Huntsville
5 Michigan Tech
Sat Oct 21
Final
4 Alabama Huntsville
2 Michigan Tech
Fri Oct 27
Final
1 Michigan Tech
3 at Minnesota State
Sat Oct 28
Final
3 Michigan Tech
5 at Minnesota State
Fri Nov 03
Final
2 Bowling Green
1 Michigan Tech
Sat Nov 04
Final - OT
2 Bowling Green
2 Michigan Tech
Fri Nov 10
Final
1 Northern Michigan
4 Michigan Tech
Military Appreciation Weekend- Biggby Coffee
Sat Nov 11
Final
0 Michigan Tech
4 at Northern Michigan
Fri Nov 17
Final - OT
1 Michigan Tech
1 at Alaska Anchorage
Sat Nov 18
Final - OT
3 Michigan Tech
3 at Alaska Anchorage
Fri Nov 24
Final - OT
5 Michigan Tech
4 at Alaska
Sat Nov 25
Final
5 Michigan Tech
1 at Alaska
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Final
4 Ferris State
3 Michigan Tech
Sat Dec 09
Final
1 Ferris State
5 Michigan Tech
Teddy Bear Toss
Fri Dec 15
7:07 PM
Lake Superior State
Michigan Tech
Sat Dec 16
7:07 PM
Lake Superior State
Michigan Tech
$50,000 Truck Promo
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2:37 PM
Michigan State
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@ 53rd GLI - Little Caesars Arena (Detroit)
Tue Jan 02
TBA
Michigan / Bowling Green
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@ 53rd GLI - Little Caesars Arena (Detroit)
Fri Jan 05
8:00 PM
Michigan Tech
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@ Ice Vegas Invitational - Las Vegas, Nev.
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Michigan Tech
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7:07 PM
Alaska
Michigan Tech
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7:07 PM
Alaska
Michigan Tech
Fri Jan 26
7:07 PM
Michigan Tech
at Ferris State
Sat Jan 27
7:07 PM
Michigan Tech
at Ferris State
Fri Feb 02
7:37 PM
Michigan Tech
at Bowling Green
Sat Feb 03
7:07 PM
Michigan Tech
at Bowling Green
Fri Feb 09
7:07 PM
Bemidji State
Michigan Tech
Winter Carnival
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5:07 PM
Bemidji State
Michigan Tech
Winter Carnival
Fri Feb 16
7:07 PM
Arizona State
Michigan Tech
Sat Feb 17
7:07 PM
Arizona State
Michigan Tech
Econo Foods Kids Day
Fri Feb 23
7:00 PM
Michigan Tech
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Northern Michigan
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Huskies Take Down Wildcats 4-1 in Home Hockey Opener

Huskies Take Down Wildcats 4-1 in Home Hockey Opener

HOUGHTON, Mich. — Blake Hietala scored two goals in the first eight minutes to jumpstart Michigan Tech's offense in a 4-1 victory over rival Northern Michigan tonight in the Huskies home opener. A crowd of 3,944 witnessed Tech earn its first victory with a 33-15 advantage in shots on goal.

"It feels good," said head coach Mel Pearson. "I think our team's played well enough to win some other games and didn't. Tonight we did.

"It was important that we were at home and important that we got the lead. We had great electricity in the building tonight and a great crowd like there was last night (in Marquette). If that is any indication of what this rivalry's going to be like, I think we're all going to be happy."

Special teams had been a huge factor in Tech's first five games of the season. The Huskies penalty kill didn't see a lot of work tonight, but it was called on early as Mike Neville was called for goaltender interference just 24 seconds into the game.

Tech killed the penalty, and the offense got going shortly thereafter.

Hietala and line mate Max Vallis worked together on a rush with Hietala scoring from in tight on goaltender Mathias Dahlstrom just 6:33 into the contest.

One minute later while on the power play, Hietala walked to the slot from the left circle and buried a shot in the upper right corner for a 2-0 advantage.

Tech limited the Wildcats to just three shots in the opening 20 minutes.

Just 39 seconds into the second period, Neville chased down a puck in the offensive zone and centered a pass. Alex Petan chipped it past Dahlstrom for a 3-0 lead.

NMU broke up the shutout with Stephan Vigier's goal just 48 seconds later. Vigier intercepted a pass and tucked a shot inside the post. That would be the Wildcats' only tally.

David Johnstone closed out scoring at the 7:37 mark of the second period with his first goal of the season. Shane Hanna took a shot from the left point that rebounded to the back door. Johnstone banked his shot off Dahlstrom from below the goal line.

Pheonix Copley made eight of his 14 saves in third period to earn the victory. Dahlstrom posted 29 saves.

Michigan Tech, having played five of its first six games away from home, will head back on the road for a series at Michigan next weekend. Game one of the pair is scheduled for 7:35 p.m. Friday (Nov. 1).

Notes: Hietala continues to lead the team in points. He now has 2-3=5 in four games played … Daniel Holmberg, playing in his first game on the season, was an incredible 18-3 on faceoffs in the game … Freshmen Neville and Shane Hanna both recorded a pair of assists for their first career multi-point games … Tech has outscored NMU 12-3 in its last two home games vs. the Wildcats.