No Event
No Event
No Event
Sun Oct 01
Final
2 Michigan Tech
3 at Wisconsin
US Hockey Hall of Fame Game
Fri Oct 06
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
Final
4 Alabama Huntsville
5 vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Oct 21
Final
4 Alabama Huntsville
2 vs. 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 vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Nov 04
Final - OT
2 Bowling Green
2 vs. Michigan Tech
Fri Nov 10
Final
1 Northern Michigan
4 vs. 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
Fri Dec 08
Final
4 Ferris State
3 vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Dec 09
Final
1 Ferris State
5 vs. Michigan Tech
Teddy Bear Toss
Fri Dec 15
Final
0 Lake Superior State
3 vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Dec 16
Final - OT
3 Lake Superior State
3 vs. Michigan Tech
$50,000 Truck Promo
Mon Jan 01
Final
2 Michigan State
5 vs. Michigan Tech
@ Detroit, Mich
Tue Jan 02
Final
4 Bowling Green
1 vs. Michigan Tech
@ Detroit, Mich.
Fri Jan 05
Final
4 Michigan Tech
3 vs. Boston College
@ LAS VEGAS, NV
Sat Jan 06
Final
2 Michigan Tech
3 vs. Arizona State
@ Las Vegas, NV
Fri Jan 19
Final
2 Alaska
5 vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Jan 20
Final
3 Alaska
4 vs. Michigan Tech
Fri Jan 26
Final
3 Michigan Tech
4 at Ferris State
Sat Jan 27
Final
1 Michigan Tech
3 at Ferris State
Fri Feb 02
Final
2 Michigan Tech
7 at Bowling Green
Sat Feb 03
Final
4 Michigan Tech
0 at Bowling Green
Fri Feb 09
Final
4 Bemidji State
2 vs. Michigan Tech
Winter Carnival
Sat Feb 10
Final
1 Bemidji State
5 vs. Michigan Tech
Winter Carnival
Fri Feb 16
Final - OT
2 Arizona State
1 vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Feb 17
Final
3 Arizona State
5 vs. Michigan Tech
Econo Foods Kids Day
Fri Feb 23
Final
1 Michigan Tech
2 at Northern Michigan
Sat Feb 24
Final
2 Northern Michigan
3 vs. Michigan Tech
Fri Mar 02
Final
5 Michigan Tech
3 at Bemidji State
WCHA Quarterfinal - Game 1
Sat Mar 03
Final
5 Michigan Tech
4 at Bemidji State
WCHA Quarterfinal - Game 2
Fri Mar 09
Final
1 Michigan Tech
2 at Minnesota State
WCHA Semifinal - Game 1
Sat Mar 10
Final
4 Michigan Tech
2 at Minnesota State
WCHA Semifinal - Game 2
Sun Mar 11
Final - OT
2 Michigan Tech
1 at Minnesota State
WCHA Semifinal - Game 3
Sat Mar 17
Final
2 Michigan Tech
0 at Northern Michigan
WCHA Championship Game
Fri Mar 23
Final - OT
3 Michigan Tech
4 vs. Notre Dame
@ Bridgeport, CT NCAA Tournament - East Region Semifinal
Fri Oct 12
Final
2 Minnesota Duluth
1 vs. Michigan Tech
Hall of Fame Weekend
Sat Oct 13
Final
5 Minnesota Duluth
2 vs. Michigan Tech
Hall of Fame Weekend
Fri Oct 26
Final
6 Michigan Tech
2 at Wisconsin
Sat Oct 27
Final
2 Michigan Tech
6 at Wisconsin
Fri Nov 02
Final
2 Michigan Tech
1 at Alabama Huntsville
Sat Nov 03
Final
4 Michigan Tech
1 at Alabama Huntsville
Fri Nov 09
Final
5 Michigan Tech
4 at Ferris State
Sat Nov 10
Final
4 Michigan Tech
3 at Ferris State
Fri Nov 16
Final
1 Michigan Tech
3 at Clarkson
Sat Nov 17
Final
1 Michigan Tech
3 at Clarkson
Fri Nov 23
Final
1 Alaska
2 vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Nov 24
Final
2 Alaska
7 vs. Michigan Tech
Fri Nov 30
Final - OT
3 Bemidji State
3 vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Dec 01
Final
2 Bemidji State
7 vs. Michigan Tech
Fri Dec 07
Final
3 Michigan Tech
5 at Northern Michigan
Sat Dec 08
Final
1 Northern Michigan
3 vs. Michigan Tech
Fri Dec 14
Final
1 Alabama Huntsville
0 vs. Michigan Tech
Vollwerth's Family Night
Sat Dec 15
Final - OT
1 Alabama Huntsville
2 vs. Michigan Tech
Sun Dec 30
Final Shootout - Home
2 Michigan
2 vs. Michigan Tech
@ Detroit Michigan Great Lakes Invitational
Mon Dec 31
Final
6 Lake Superior State
3 vs. Michigan Tech
@ Detroit Michigan Great Lakes Invitational
Fri Jan 04
Final
1 Michigan Tech
4 at Minnesota State
Sat Jan 05
Final
2 Michigan Tech
4 at Minnesota State
Fri Jan 11
Final
0 Bowling Green
2 vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Jan 12
Final
3 Bowling Green
2 vs. Michigan Tech
Econo Foods Kids Day
Fri Jan 18
Final - OT
3 Michigan Tech
4 vs. Bemidji State
@ Bemidji, Minn.
Sat Jan 19
Final
0 Michigan Tech
3 at Bemidji State
Fri Jan 25
Final
3 Michigan Tech
0 at Alaska Anchorage
Sat Jan 26
Final - OT
0 Michigan Tech
0 at Alaska Anchorage
Fri Feb 08
Final - OT
1 Minnesota State
1 vs. Michigan Tech
Winter Carnival
Sat Feb 09
Final - OT
3 Minnesota State
2 vs. Michigan Tech
Winter Carnival
Fri Feb 15
Final
1 Michigan Tech
3 at Lake Superior State
Sat Feb 16
Final
1 Michigan Tech
3 at Lake Superior State
Check.Slash.Survive
Fri Feb 22
Final
2 Alaska Anchorage
3 vs. Michigan Tech
Sat Feb 23
Final
1 Alaska Anchorage
3 vs. Michigan Tech
Skate with the Huskies
Fri Mar 01
Final
4 Northern Michigan
2 vs. Michigan Tech
Senior Night
Sat Mar 02
Final
0 Michigan Tech
3 at Northern Michigan
Fri Mar 08
Final
2 Michigan Tech
3 at Bowling Green
WCHA First Round Playoffs
Sat Mar 09
Final
2 Michigan Tech
6 at Bowling Green
WCHA First Round Playoffs
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Tech Hockey announces incoming class

Tech Hockey announces incoming class

HOUGHTON, Mich. – Michigan Tech head hockey coach Joe Shawhan announces seven incoming players for the 2019-20 season. The class consists of goaltender Blake Pietila, defensemen Brenden Datema and Chris Lipe, and forwards Jake Crespi, Logan Ganie, Logan Pietila, and Parker Saretsky.

Blake and Logan Pietila are twins while Logan Ganie and Parker Saretsky have been teammates for six years, including the last three with Spruce Grove. Logan Pietila and Chris Lipe were teammates at Dubuque.

GOALTENDER

Blake Pietila • Howell, Michigan • Cedar Rapids (USHL)

Pietila is a 5-foot-11, 165-pound goaltender. He played the last two seasons with the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders in the USHL, earning All-USHL Second Team honors after the 2018-19 season. Pietila was second in the USHL with 30 regular-season victories, ranking third in goals-against average (2.30) and fourth in save percentage (.912). He had a career USHL record of 46-30-3. Pietila played for Team USA at the 2018 World Junior A Challenge in December, appearing in three games and winning a Gold Medal. He compiled a .903 save percentage and 3.03 goals against average during his first season with the RoughRiders. He has also played for Compuware U16 and Little Caesars U16. The Compuware U16 team won the USA Hockey National Title in 2016-17.

DEFENSEMEN

Brenden Datema [DAY-ta-muh] • Sterling Heights, Michigan • Amarillo (NAHL)

Datema is 6-foot-5 and 220 pounds. He was named the NAHL Defenseman of the Year after a breakout offensive season where he tallied 21 goals and 39 assists in 58 games for the Amarillo Bulls. His 60 points led all NAHL defensemen, tallying the most points in the league by a defenseman since the 1988-89 season and second most in NAHL history. He led his team to the semifinals of the Robertson Cup and was also named All-NAHL First Team, All-South Division Team, South Division Defenseman of the Year, and the NAHL's Defenseman of the Month in both September and March. He was also invited to the NAHL Prospect Tournament in February 2019 in Attleboro, Massachusetts. Datema played for Belle Tire U18 (2016-17) and Victory Honda U16 (2015-16) before joining Amarillo.

Chris Lipe [Lyp]  • Rockford, Michigan • Dubuque (USHL)

Lipe is 6-foot-1 and 190 pounds. He's played 118 games in the USHL over the last two seasons. He had 16 points (3 goals, 13 assists) in 62 games last season for the Dubuque Fighting Saints. He appeared in 55 games for the Des Moines Buccaneers in 2017-18 as a teammate of Brian Halonen. Lipe also played a season in the NAHL with Kenai River in 2016-17 and was named to the All-Midwest Division Rookie Team.

FORWARDS

Jake Crespi [KRESP-ee] • Brighton, Michigan • Tri-City (USHL)

Crespi is a 6-foot-1, 190-pound forward. He played the last two seasons with the Tri-City Storm of the USHL and served as an alternate captain in 2018-19. He tallied 27 points on 16 goals and 11 assists in 69 games with the Storm. He had an injury-shortened 2018-19 with 12 points (4 goals, 8 assists) in 18 games. He appeared in 51 games in his first season in Tri-City during the 2017-18 season, tallying 15 points. Crespi was named the 2017 Michigan Mr. Hockey after winning a state championship with Brighton High School. As an All-State selection, he scored 30 goals, and tallied 29 assists in 31 games, recording 21 more points than any of his teammates. He was an alternate captain in his second season with Brighton after playing three seasons with Belle Tire.

Logan Ganie [GAIN-ee] • Irma, Alberta • Spruce Grove (AJHL)

Ganie is 5-foot-10 and 178 pounds. He played 161 games over the last three seasons with the Spruce Grove Saints in the AJHL, tallying 49 goals and 70 assists. Ganie had a breakout offensive season in 2018-19 with 53 points on 24 goals and 29 assists in 54 games to lead the Saints. He also tallied 19 points (5 goals, 14 assists) in the playoffs to rank second in the league. The Saints were AJHL Playoff Champions in 2017-18 when Ganie was an alternate captain. He had 40 points in 56 games. He was named to the North Division All-Rookie Team in 2016-17 after recording 25 points in 48 games. Ganie played four seasons in the Lloydminster organization before Spruce Grove.

Logan Pietila • Howell, Michigan • Dubuque (USHL)

Pietila is 5-foot-11 and 157 pounds. He played in 119 USHL games for the Dubuque Fighting Saints over the past two seasons. Pietila tallied 35 points on 12 goals and 23 assists in 2018-19 and 20 points on six goals and 14 assists in 2017-18. He played with his brother on Compuware U16 and Little Caesars U16 before entering the USHL. The Compuware U16 team won the USA Hockey National Title in 2016-17.

Parker Saretsky [Sah-RET-ski] • Wainwright, Alberta • Spruce Grove (AJHL)

Saretsky is 6-foot and 170 pounds. He played 152 games in the AJHL with his final three seasons for Spruce Grove. Saretsky was second on the team with 56 points in 57 games last season as an alternate captain, scoring 17 goals and adding 39 assists. He also tallied 18 points (6 goals, 12 assists) in the playoffs to rank fourth in the league. In 2017-18, Saretsky had 60 points in 55 regular season games with 22 goals and 38 assists. The Saints went on to win the AJHL Playoff Championship with Saretsky, tallying nine points in 13 games. He was invited to the Canada West tryouts in 2017-18 an 2018-19 and played three seasons in the Lloydminster organization before playing in the AJHL.