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December 2018

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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64 THE WOLVERINE DECEMBER 2018   MICHIGAN IN THE PROS • Matt Wile (2011-14), P, Minnesota Vikings: Served as the 5-3-1 Vikings' primary punter this season, punting 40 times for a 44.5-yard average, including a long of 70 yards … Has also downed 18 punts inside the opponents' 20-yard line. • Jarrod Wilson (2012-15), S, Jack- sonville Jaguars: Has seen time in all nine of the 3-6 Jaguars' games (no starts) … Tallied five tackles. • Chris Wormley (2012-16), DL, Bal- timore Ravens: Begun six of nine out- ings for the 4-5 Ravens … Registered 11 tackles, one sack and four passes defended. The NHL KYLE CONNOR IS ACCUMULATING POINTS AT A HIGH RATE IN 2018 Through the Winnipeg Jets' first 16 contests this season, Kyle Connor re- corded at least one point in 11 of them. Included in that stretch were two show- ings where he registered two, giving him 13 points through Nov. 12. The former Wolverine icer tallied 57 total points last season for Winnipeg and should reach similar marks if he continues at his current pace. Connor's 13 points are tied for the third most on the Jets' team. FORMER WOLVERINES ON NHL ROSTERS Through Nov. 12 • Andrew Cogliano (Played at U-M from 2006-07), LW, Anaheim Ducks: Played in 18 games for 8-8-3 Anaheim, with four assists and 28 shots on goal in 14:09 on the ice per night … Stood at plus-2 with one game-winning goal. • J.T. Compher (2014-16), LW, Colo- rado Avalanche: Placed on the 8-6-3 Avalanche's injured reserve list Oct. 18 with a head injury and is out indefi- nitely … Compiled three goals on 10 shots on goal in five games played. • Kyle Connor (2015-16), LW, Win- nipeg Jets: Logged seven goals and six assists in 16 contests for 10-5-1 Win- nipeg … Stood plus-5 in 18:47 on the ice per game. • Andrew Copp (2013-15), C, Winni- peg Jets: Stood at plus-4 with 12 shots on goal through 16 outings for the 10- 5-1 Jets … Has posted a goal and an assist. • Phillip Di Giuseppe (2011-14), LW, Carolina Hurricanes: Has bounced be- tween the NHL and AHL this season … Promoted to the big club Nov. 7 … Appeared in four showdowns with the 8-7-3 Hurricanes, racking up a goal, an assist and a minus-1 plus/minus. • Luke Glendening (2009-12), C, De- troit Red Wings: Recorded five assists and a goal in 17 games for 7-8-2 Detroit … Stood plus-2 with 11 shots on goal. • Carl Hagelin (2008-11), LW, Pitts- burgh Penguins: Averaged 15:31 on the ice in 15 contests for 7-5-3 Pitts- burgh, while registering 27 shots on goal … Stood plus-two for the season. • Matt Hunwick (2004-07), D, Buf- falo Sabres: Has not played this year and is on the 9-6-2 Sabres' injured re- serve with a neck injury … There was no timetable for a return. • Zach Hyman (2012-15), C, Toronto Maple Leafs: Tallied seven assists and a plus-4 rating in 17 appearances for the 11-6-0 Maple Leafs … Has also taken 30 shots on goal in 17:40 on the ice per night. • Jack Johnson (2006-07), D, Pitts- burgh Penguins: Has taken part in 15 contests for the 7-5-3 Penguins, accu- mulating a goal and three assists … Stood minus-6 with 24 shots on goal in 19:53 on the ice per game. • Steven Kampfer (2007-10), D, Boston Bruins: Only played in 10 out- ings for 10-5-2 Boston, and has logged an assist and seven shots on goal … Posted an even plus/minus. • Dylan Larkin (2015), C, Detroit Red Wings: Racked up 10 assists and seven goals in 17 showdowns for 7-8-2 De- troit … Has taken 50 shots on goal and stood minus-4. • Jon Merrill (2011-13), D, Vegas Golden Knights: Has averaged 16:33 on the ice in 15 tilts … Recorded two assists and stood minus-1 for 7-10-1 Vegas. • Tyler Motte (2013-16), C, Vancou- ver Canucks: Has played in 16 games for the 10-7-2 Canucks, and stood at minus-5 with a goal and an assist … Registered 23 shots on goal. • Boo Nieves (2012-16), C, New York Rangers: Was taken off the 9-7-2 Rang- ers injured reserve list (suffered a con- cussion in mid-September) Nov. 8, but was immediately sent to the minors and has not participated in an NHL game yet this year. • Max Pacioretty (2007-08), LW, Ve- gas Golden Knights: Tallied two goals and a minus-six mark in 14 contests for the 7-10-1 Golden Knights … Averaged 16:23 on the ice per night. • Greg Pateryn (2009-12), D, Minne- sota Wild: Yet to accumulate a goal or an assist in 17 games, but stood plus-3 for the 11-4-2 Wild … Has compiled 14 shots on goal in 14:18 on the ice per outing. • Jacob Trouba (2013), D, Winnipeg Jets: Stood at plus-4 in 16 showdowns for 10-5-1 Winnipeg … Logged seven assists and one goal in 22:23 on the rink per game. • Zach Werenski (2015-16), D, Co- lumbus Blue Jackets: Held a minus-4 tally in 17 appearances with 10-6-2 Columbus … Posted eight assists and three goals on 36 shots on goal. ❏ D.J. Wilson • NBA On Oct. 30, the Milwaukee Bucks decided to pick up the forward's third-year option, meaning he will be under contract through at least the 2019-20 campaign. As a result, he will also get paid $3 million for that season. Caris LeVert • NBA In the waning seconds of a Nov. 9 contest with Denver, he dis- played a brilliant crossover move to shake Nuggets guard (and former MSU Spartan) Gary Harris, hitting a floater in the lane with just 0.3 seconds remaining to give Brooklyn a 112-110 win. Rich Hill • MLB The Los Angeles Dodgers hurler threw an absolute gem against the Red Sox in game four of the World Series Oct. 27, tossing six and one-third innings and only giving up one run. Despite depart- ing with his team holding a 4-0 lead, the bullpen blew the game and wound up losing 9-6, allowing Boston to claim the World Series title in five games. HEADLINERS Former Michigan athletes in the news this month

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