The Wolverine

October 2018

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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58 THE WOLVERINE OCTOBER 2018   HOCKEY PREVIEW Quick Guide To The 2018-19 Season BY BOB MILLER Michigan Hockey Roster No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. 2 Luke Martin D 6-3 215 Jr. Alternate captain led the team in blocked shots for the second straight year with 67. 5 Griffin Luce D 6-3 214 Jr. His only goal came at a crucial point in the Big Ten Tournament against Wisconsin. 6 Jack Summers D 5-11 180 Fr. Played under U-M associate head coach Bill Muckalt when he was head coach of the Tri-City Storm in the United States Hockey League. 7 Nick Blankenburg D 5-9 160 Fr. Won a Michigan state championship at Romeo High School. 8 Jack Becker F 6-4 205 So. Named U-M Male Rookie of the Year, awarded to the top male freshman student-athlete who excelled both academically and athletically. 10 Will Lockwood F 5-11 172 Jr. Alternate captain registered 11 points (four goals and seven as- sists) in just 16 games before suffering a season-ending injury in the World Junior Championships. 11 Brendan Warren F 6-1 195 Sr. Led the team in short-handed goals with two in 2017-18. He also tallied three game-winners among nine total goals. 12 Dakota Raabe F 5-9 170 So. Speedy wing who used his quickness on both the power play and the penalty kill. 13 Jake Slaker F 5-10 184 Jr. Alternate captain appeared in all 40 games and hit double digits in goals with 15, which ranked third on the team. 14 Josh Norris F 6-2 195 So. Led Michigan forwards in blocked shots (43) and faceoff win percentage (56.4). 18 Adam Winborg F 6-2 205 Jr. Two-way forward victimized Vermont, Notre Dame and Arizona State with his three goals. 19 Jack Olmstead F 5-10 165 Fr. Prepped in Detroit area developmental programs Little Caesars and Oakland Jr. Grizzlies before earning several North American Hockey League (NAHL) honors last year, including East Forward of the Year. 21 Michael Pastujov F 6-0 190 So. Highly regarded graduate of the USA National Team Develop- ment Program notched a Frozen Four goal against Notre Dame. 23 Jimmy Lambert F 6-0 175 Fr. Spent the last three seasons with the Vernon Vipers of the British Columbia Hockey League. 25 Luke Morgan F 5-11 190 R-So. Former Lake Superior State transfer was invited to this past June's Detroit Red Wings Developmental Camp. 27 Nolan Moyle F 6-2 185 Fr. Played for Team East in the 2017 USHL/NHL Top Prospects game. 28 Jack Randl F 5-10 180 Fr. Earned the Team Leadership Award two years in a row for the Omaha Lancers (USHL). 30 Hayden Lavigne G 6-3 200 Jr. Started in goal in 31 games last season and was a finalist for Big Ten Goalkeeper of the Year honors. 31 Strauss Mann G 5-11 180 Fr. Prepped at Brunswick School and moved to the Fargo Force, where he was named to the USHL Third All-Star Team. 33 Joseph Cecconi D 6-2 205 Sr. Named captain for the 2018-19 season after setting career-high totals in goals (five) and assists (22) as a junior. 37 Jack Leavy G 6-5 205 Fr. Named to the NAHL All-East Rookie Team in 2016-17. 43 Quinn Hughes D 5-10 175 So. His 24 assists in 2017-18 were the most in program history by a freshman defenseman. Highly regarded professional prospect who was drafted seventh overall in the first round of last June's NHL Draft by the Vancouver Canucks. 47 Christian Meike D 6-0 172 Jr. Prepared for his college career by splitting time between Sioux City (USHL) and Waterloo (USHL) in 2015-16. 51 Garrett Van Wyhe F 6-2 200 Fr. Achieved double digits in both goals (10) and assists (13) with the 2017-18 Fargo Force (USHL). 55 Jake Gingell D 6-2 205 Fr. Posted a combined career plus-40 rating with Youngstown and Omaha of the USHL. 74 Nicholas Boka D 6-1 200 Sr. Alternate captain and rugged defenseman scored his first goal of the 2017-2018 season against Boston U. in the NCAA Tournament. He finished last year tied for second on the team with a plus-16 rating. 91 Nick Pastujov F 6-0 202 Jr. Steadily improving forward recorded his first multi-point game in a 5-3 win over Minnesota last season. Senior defenseman Joseph Cecconi tied for fifth on the Wolverines' Frozen Four squad last year with 27 points. PHOTO BY LON HORWEDEL

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