2016-17 Hockey News

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    February 27, 2017
    The Mel Pearson Show Listen to the latest Mel Pearson show on demand. The show airs Mondays from 10-11 a.m. throughout the season and occasionally during the offseason on 93.5 FM or Pasty.com.
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    February 27, 2017
    First Round WCHA Playoff Tickets Now On Sale Playoff hockey returns to the John MacInnes Student Ice Arena on March 3-5 for the third year in a row. Michigan Tech will host a best-of-three WCHA First Round Series at 7:07 p.m. Friday and Saturday and, if necessary, Sunday.
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    February 27, 2017
    Suites Available for Tech Hockey Playoff Series Two suites at the John MacInnes Student Ice Arena are available on an individual game basis for Michigan Tech's first-round WCHA playoff series this weekend (March 3-5) against Lake Superior State.
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    February 27, 2017
    Hockey Playoff Ticket Now Available Tickets for this weekend's WCHA Playoff series against Lake Superior State are now on sale. The puck drops at 7:07 p.m. Friday, Saturday, and if necessary, Sunday.
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    February 25, 2017
    Huskies Fall in Regular Season Finale Saturday to NMU The Michigan Tech hockey team fell 5-3 to Northern Michigan on Senior Night from the John MacInnes Student Ice Arena on Saturday (Feb. 25). The Huskies finished the regular season with an 18-13-7 overall record and a 15-7-6-3 mark in the WCHA. Tech will host seventh-seeded Lake Superior State next weekend in the first round of the WCHA Playoffs.
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    February 25, 2017
    Joel L'Esperance Talks About Tech's Loss to NMU Michigan Tech junior forward Joel L'Esperance talks about his team's 5-2 loss to NMU on Senior Night. L'Esperance scored Tech's first goal.
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    February 25, 2017
    Hockey Highlights - Tech vs. Northern Michigan - Feb 25 Michigan Tech fell 5-3 to Northern Michigan Saturday at the John MacInnes Student Ice Arena to wrap-up the regular season.
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    February 25, 2017
    Coach Pearson After Tech's Loss in the Regular Season Finale Michigan Tech head hockey coach Mel Pearson talks about his team's 5-3 loss to Northern Michigan Saturday in the regular season finale.
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    February 24, 2017
    Hockey Senior Spotlight Videos Michigan Tech's eight seniors talk about their four years playing hockey for the Huskies. Brent Baltus, Shane Hanna, Tyler Heinonen, Chris Leibinger, Michael Neville, Reid Sturos, Cliff Watson, and Matt Wintjes will be honored after Saturday night's game. The senior class has a record of 83-50-21. The 83 wins are the most since the 1984 senior class that had 93 wins. Tech’s senior class is tied for the third largest in the country.
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    February 24, 2017
    Huskies Win at NMU Friday, Clinch No 2 Seed for WCHA Playoffs Michigan Tech scored three straights goals after Northern Michigan took an early lead, and the Huskies held on for 3-2 win Friday at the Berry Events Center. The two teams play for the fourth time and wrap-up the regular season Saturday at the John MacInnes Student Ice Arena.
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    February 24, 2017
    Senior Spotlight: Forward Michael Neville Michigan Tech senior forward Michael Neville talks about his four years playing for the Huskies.
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    February 24, 2017
    Senior Spotlight: Defenseman Shane Hanna Michigan Tech senior defenseman Shane Hanna talks about his four years playing for the Huskies.
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    February 24, 2017
    Mel Pearson After Tech's Win at NMU Friday Michigan Tech hockey coach Mel Pearson talks about his team's 3-2 win at Northern Michigan Friday.
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    February 24, 2017
    Hockey Highlights - Tech at Northern Michigan - Feb 24 Michigan Tech defeated Northern Michigan 3-2 on Friday at the Berry Events Center. It was Tech's sixth straight win over the Wildcats.
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    February 23, 2017
    NMU Preview: In The Crease Michigan Tech head hockey coach Mel Pearson and players Mark Auk, Brent Baltus, and Michael Neville talk about this weekend's regular season finale series against NMU.
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    February 23, 2017
    Senior Spotlight: Forward Chris Leibinger Michigan Tech senior forward Chris Leibinger talks about his four years playing for the Huskies.
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    February 23, 2017
    Senior Spotlight: Forward Tyler Heinonen Michigan Tech senior forward Tyler Heinonen talks about his four years playing for the Huskies.
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    February 22, 2017
    PREVIEW: Hockey Wraps Up Regular Season Against NMU The Huskies wrap-up the regular season against Northern Michigan. The two teams meet in Marquette on Friday with the season finale on Saturday at the MacInnes Student Ice Arena. The puck drops at 7:07 p.m. each night.
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    February 22, 2017
    Senior Spotlight: Forward Reid Sturos Michigan Tech senior forward Reid Sturos talks about his four years playing for the Huskies.
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    February 22, 2017
    Senior Spotlight: Forward Brent Baltus Michigan Tech senior forward Brent Baltus talks about his four years playing for the Huskies.
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    February 21, 2017
    Senior Spotlight: Goaltender Matt Wintjes Michigan Tech senior goaltender Matt Wintjes talks about his four years playing for the Huskies.
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    February 21, 2017
    Senior Spotlight: Two-time Captain Cliff Watson Michigan Tech senior defenseman Cliff Watson talks about his four years playing for the Huskies.
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    February 18, 2017
    Mining Gazette: Neville making a difference at both ends of the ice As the Michigan Tech Huskies hockey team works its way through a late-season bye week, the players are enjoying both the opportunity to catch up on some much-needed rest and a chance to catch up in the classroom.
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    February 17, 2017
    Kero Called Back up to Chicago Blackhawks Thursday Former Michigan Tech hockey player Tanner Kero was called back up to the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday (Feb. 16). Kero was assigned to the Rockford IceHogs on Sunday (Feb. 12) but did not appear in any AHL games during the stint.
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    February 16, 2017
    Houghton Ranked a Top 10 Hockey City in US for Third Straight Year For the third year in a row, Houghton has been named a top 10 hockey city in America. The hometown of the Michigan Tech Huskies checked in at No. 6 this year. SmartAsset, a personal finance technology company headquartered in New York, released its third annual ranking on Wednesday (Feb. 15).
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    February 15, 2017
    Blue Line Club to Host End of Season Brunch on Feb. 26 The Michigan Tech Blue Line Club will be hosting its annual End of Season Brunch on Sunday, February 26 at the Bonfire Restaurant on the seventh floor of the Magnusson Franklin Square Inn.
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    February 14, 2017
    Ferris State Recap: In The Crease Michigan Tech head hockey coach Mel Pearson and senior forward Reid Sturos talk about last weekend's Winter Carnival series against Ferris State.
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    February 11, 2017
    Huskies Win Winter Carnival for Fifth Straight Season Michigan Tech won the MacInnes Cup as winners of the annual Winter Carnival series for the fifth year in a row, defeating Ferris State 5-2 Saturday (Feb. 11) at the John MacInnes Student Ice Arena. Reid Sturos scored two goals Saturday and was named Winter Carnival MVP.
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    February 11, 2017
    Reid Sturos After Tech's Win Saturday Over Ferris State Michigan Tech senior forward Reid Sturos talks about the Huskies' 5-2 win over Ferris State Saturday. Sturos had two goals and was named Winter Carnival MVP.
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    February 11, 2017
    Mel Pearson After Tech's Win Over Ferris State Saturday Michigan Tech head hockey coach Mel Pearson talks about his team's 5-2 win over Ferris State Saturday. The Huskies won the MacInnes Cup for the fifth straight season as Winter Carnival champions.
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    February 11, 2017
    Hockey Highlights - Tech vs. Ferris State - Feb 11 Michigan Tech defeated Ferris State 5-2 Saturday to win the MacInnes Cup as Winter Carnival champions for the fifth season in a row.
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    February 10, 2017
    Winter Carnival Begins With 3-2 Loss to Ferris State The Michigan Tech hockey team ran into a hot goaltender Friday night, falling 3-2 to Ferris State to open the annual Winter Carnival series. Bulldog goaltender Justin Kapelmaster had 39 saves to lift the visiting team to the victory. Alex Smith and Mark Auk scored for the Huskies.
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    February 10, 2017
    Mel Pearson After Tech's Loss to Ferris State Friday Michigan Tech head hockey coach Mel Pearson talks about his team's 3-2 loss to Ferris State Friday from the MacInnes Student Ice Arena.
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    February 10, 2017
    Hockey Highlights - Tech vs. Ferris State - Feb 10 The Michigan Tech hockey team fell 3-2 to Ferris State Friday to begin the annual Winter Carnival series.
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    February 10, 2017
    Cliff Watson After Tech's Loss to Ferris State Friday Michigan Tech senior captain Cliff Watson talks about the Huskies' 3-2 loss to Ferris State Friday from the MacInnes Student Ice Arena.
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    February 09, 2017
    Fans Can Get Involved in the Winter Carnival Hockey Series Michigan Tech hosts its annual Winter Carnival hockey series this weekend at the John MacInnes Student Ice Arena. The puck drops at 7:07 p.m. Friday and 5:07 p.m. Saturday.
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    February 09, 2017
    Five Huskies Named WCHA Scholar-Athletes Michigan Tech hockey players Brent Baltus, Devin Kero, Chris Leibinger, Dylan Steman, and Cliff Watson were among the 145 recipients of the 12th annual WCHA Scholar-Athlete Award the league announced on Thursday (Feb. 9).
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    February 09, 2017
    Winter Carnival Preview: In The Crease Michigan Tech assistant coach Gary Shuchuk and junior defenseman Matt Roy talk about this weekend's Winter Carnival series against Ferris State.
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    February 08, 2017
    PREVIEW: Huskies Host Ferris State for Winter Carnival Tech hosts Ferris State this weekend for the annual Winter Carnival series. The two teams will battle for the MacInnes Cup given to the team with the most goals on the weekend. This weekend will be the only meeting of the season between the two teams. The puck drops at 7:07 p.m. Friday and 5:07 p.m. Saturday from the John MacInnes Student Ice Arena.
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    February 07, 2017
    Bemidji State Recap: In The Crease Michigan Tech assistant hockey coach Gary Shuchuk and junior defenseman Matt Roy talk about last weekend's WCHA series at Bemidji State.
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