2016-17 Hockey News

  • Canton Observer: Canton's Roy signs with Los Angeles Kings
    April 20, 2017
    When Matt Roy steps onto the ice, he brings a hard-nosed, gritty approach that he’s never wavered from since his years playing at local hockey programs such as Victory Honda in Canton.
  • The Athletic: Kero’s unlikely journey to the NHL
    April 20, 2017
    If a college free agent has any traits that could potentially make him an NHL player, general managers normally swarm in his direction.
  • Five Former Huskies on AHL Calder Cup Teams
    April 18, 2017
    Five former Michigan Tech hockey players are on AHL teams for the Calder Cup Playoffs that begin on Thursday. Chris Conner and the Lehigh Valley Phantoms play Pheonix Copley and the Hershey Bears, Blake Pietila and the Albany Devils open up against the Toronto Marlies, and Angus Redmond’s San Diego Gulls matchup against Matt Roy’s Ontario Reign.
  • Daily Mining Gazette: Living the dream
    April 14, 2017
    As the NHL prepares for the second night of the opening round of the playoffs, one local hockey player will be getting the opportunity to live out every hockey player’s dream of skating in such a game. Tanner Kero, a native of Hancock, joined the Chicago Blackhawks in December and has been a key component of the Blackhawks’ run to the top of the Central Division.
  • Five Former Huskies on ECHL Kelly Cup Rosters
    April 14, 2017
    Five former Michigan Tech hockey players are on three ECHL teams for the Kelly Cup Playoffs. Tyler Heinonen and Eric Kattelus play for the Kalamazoo Wings, Chris Leibinger and Alex Petan are on the Quad City Mallards roster, and CJ Eick plays for the Utah Grizzlies.
  • Kero and Khaira on Stanley Cup Playoff Rosters
    April 12, 2017
    Former Michigan Tech forwards Tanner Kero and Jujhar Khaira will get their first taste of the NHL’s Stanley Cup Playoffs this week.
  • Daily Mining Gazette: A Season of Highs
    April 11, 2017
    In team sports, as in life, there is a tendency to judge a season on how a given team finished. The Michigan Tech Huskies hockey program’s last game this season came during the opening round of the NCAA Midwest Regional against the top-seeded Denver Pioneers. In that loss, the Huskies uncharacteristically surrendered five straight goals to open the contest en route to a 5-2 loss.
  • Huskies Ranked No. 19 In Final USCHO Poll
    April 10, 2017
    For the third year in a row, the Michigan Tech hockey team is ranked in the top 20 in the final USCHO.com poll. The Huskies finished 2016-17 ranked No. 19 in the nation after a 23-15-7 overall record.
  • Redmond Named WCHA Rookie of the Month
    April 05, 2017
    Michigan Tech freshman goaltender Angus Redmond was selected as the WCHA Rookie of the Month for March, announced by the WCHA office on Wednesday.
  • Texas Stars Morning Skate - Reid Sturos 4/4/2017
    April 04, 2017
    Reid Sturos talks about his transition from Michigan Tech to the Stars and moving to Texas.
  • Hockey Announces 2016-17 Team Awards
    April 03, 2017
    The Michigan Tech hockey team recently passed out its annual awards at a team dinner. Defensemen Shane Hanna and Matt Roy received the Merv Youngs Awards as the team most valuable players.
  • Sturos Signs With Texas Stars on Amateur Tryout Agreement
    March 31, 2017
    Michigan Tech hockey senior Reid Sturos signed an amateur tryout agreement with the Texas Stars of the AHL, the team announced Thursday (March 30) evening.
  • Redmond Signs with Anaheim Ducks after Freshman Season
    March 31, 2017
    Michigan Tech freshman goaltender Angus Redmond signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Anaheim Ducks the team announced Friday (March 31) evening. Redmond just completed his freshman season with the Huskies.
  • Leibinger Joins Petan With Quad City Mallards
    March 30, 2017
    Michigan Tech hockey senior Chris Leibinger signed a standard ECHL contract with the Quad City Mallards, the team announced on Thursday. The Mallards meet the Alaska Aces Friday evening at the iWireless Center.
  • The Mel Pearson Show
    March 29, 2017
    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.
  • Heinonen Signs With Kalamazoo Wings
    March 29, 2017
    Michigan Tech hockey senior Tyler Heinonen signed a standard ECHL contract with the Kalamazoo Wings, the team announced on Wednesday (March 29). The forward joined the team in Florida and is expected to play against the Everblades tonight.
  • Roy Signs with LA Kings, Forgoes Final Season
    March 27, 2017
    Michigan Tech defenseman Matt Roy signed a two-year entry-level contract with the Los Angeles Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced Monday (March 27). Roy just completed his junior season with the Huskies.
  • Tech Falls to Denver in NCAA Tournament to End Season
    March 25, 2017
    The 2016-17 Michigan Tech hockey season came to end in the NCAA Midwest Regional Semifinal Saturday (March 25) after top-ranked Denver defeated the No. 19-ranked Huskies 5-2 at U.S. Bank Arena. Tech's final record stands at 23-15-7.
  • NCAA Post Game Press Conference
    March 25, 2017
    Michigan Tech head hockey coach Mel Pearson along with freshman forward Gavin Gould and sophomore forward Jake Lucchini talk about Tech's 5-2 loss to Denver Saturday in the NCAA Tournament.
  • Hockey Highlights Tech vs. Denver - March 25
    March 25, 2017
    Michigan Tech fell 5-2 to Denver in the Midwest Regional Semifinal in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday. The game was played at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati.
  • NCAA Friday Press Conference
    March 24, 2017
    Michigan Tech head hockey coach Mel Pearson along with seniors Cliff Watson, Michael Neville, and Reid Sturos talk to the media after Friday's practice at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati.
  • Hockey Watch Party in Fisher 135
    March 23, 2017
    If you can't travel to Cincinnati for Saturday's NCAA regional semifinal hockey game between No. 19 Michigan Tech and No. 1 Denver, you can watch it live on a big screen.
  • PREVIEW: Tech Opens NCAA Tournament Against Top-Ranked Denver
    March 22, 2017
    Michigan Tech earned the WCHA’s automatic bid to the 2017 NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament and will play top-seeded Denver on Saturday (March 25). The Huskies will play the Pioneers at 1 p.m. Eastern at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio in the Midwest Regional.
  • Fan Bus to NCAA Hockey Regional in Cincinnati
    March 21, 2017
    Michigan Tech Athletics is organizing a fan bus to the 2017 NCAA Midwest Hockey Regional in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Huskies play Denver at 1 p.m. Saturday at U.S. Bank Arena. The winner advances to the regional championship game at 6 p.m. on Sunday.
  • WCHA Championship Recap: In The Crease
    March 21, 2017
    Michigan Tech head hockey coach Mel Pearson, sophomore forward Jake Jackson, and junior defenseman Matt Roy talk about the WCHA Championship Game win over Bowling Green.
  • Huskies Enter NCAA Tournament Ranked No. 19
    March 20, 2017
    The Michigan Tech hockey team is ranked No. 19 this week in the USCHO.com poll, jumping back into the national rankings for the first time since January 9. The Huskies were ranked No. 17 in the preseason USCHO poll and No. 20 early in 2017.
  • Hanna, Redmond, Neville Named WCHA Players of the Week
    March 20, 2017
    Michigan Tech swept the WCHA Player of the Week awards Monday after the double overtime win over Bowling Green in the WCHA Championship Game Saturday. Shane Hanna was named WCHA Defensive Player of the Week, while teammates Angus Redmond (WCHA Rookie of the Week), and Michael Neville (WCHA Offensive Player of the Week) were also awarded.
  • Tech to Play Denver in NCAA Tournament Saturday in Cincinnati
    March 19, 2017
    Michigan Tech earned the WCHA's automatic bid to the 2017 NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament and will play top-seeded Denver on Saturday (March 25). The Huskies will play the Pioneers at 1 p.m. Eastern at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio in the Midwest Region.
  • NCAA Selection Sunday
    March 19, 2017
    Michigan Tech head hockey coach Mel Pearson and seniors Cliff Watson and Michael Neville talk about the upcoming NCAA Tournament. The Huskies play Denver in the Midwest Regional in Cincinnati.
  • Hanna Scores in Second OT to Lead Huskies to WCHA Championship
    March 18, 2017
    Senior defenseman Shane Hanna scored 6:35 into the second overtime to send Michigan Tech to the NCAA Tournament for the second time in three years and secure the Broadmoor Trophy as winners of the WCHA Tournament.
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