The Wolverine

June July 2018

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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JUNE/JULY 2018 THE WOLVERINE 65   MICHIGAN IN THE PROS He poured in 20 points, tying his third-highest total of the season. Crawford was also an efficient 8 of 10 from the floor, including 2 of 3 from behind the three-point arc. FORMER WOLVERINES IN THE NBA PLAYOFFS Through May 14 • Jamal Crawford (Played at U‑M from 1999‑2000), SF, Minnesota Tim‑ berwolves: Appeared in all five playoff games for the Timberwolves, who lost their first-round playoff series versus the Houston Rockets 4-1 … Averaged 11.8 points per game and shot 41.2 percent (7 of 17) from behind the arc in the series. • Glenn Robinson III (2012‑14), SF, Indiana Pacers: Played in just two of seven postseason games for the Pacers, whose season ended with a 4-3 series defeat versus Cleveland in their first round of the playoffs … Saw a total of five minutes of game action between the two contests and scored two points. • Derrick Walton Jr. (2013‑17), PG, Miami Heat: Did not make the Heat's postseason roster. • D.J. Wilson, PF (2015‑17), Milwau‑ kee Bucks: Made the Bucks' postsea- son roster, but did not see any action in the team's 4-3 first-round series loss to Boston. The NHL KYLE CONNOR CARRIES WINNIPEG THROUGH THE PLAYOFFS Former U-M standout and current Winnipeg Jets left wing Kyle Connor turned in an incredible second-round playoff performance against the Nashville Predators April 27-May 10. The 21-year-old racked up six points (two goals and four assists), a plus-4 rating and 18 shots on goal during the seven-game series. Connor 's heroics helped the Jets take down Nashville 4-3 in the series to advance to the Western Confer- ence Finals against the Vegas Golden Knights. FORMER WOLVERINES IN THE NHL PLAYOFFS Through May 14 • Andrew Cogliano (Played at U‑M from 2006‑07), LW, Anaheim Ducks: Played in all four postseason games for the Ducks, who were swept by San Jose … Recorded one goal and finished with a plus-1 rating in the series. • J.T. Compher (2014‑16), LW, Colo‑ rado Avalanche: Saw action in all six games of the Avalanche's 4-2 series loss to Nashville, recording three assists … Also tallied four shots on goal. • Kyle Connor (2016), LW, Winni‑ peg Jets: Racked up two assists and 10 shots on goal in the Jets' 4-1 first- round series win over Minnesota … Tallied two goals and four assists to finish with a plus-4 rating in Winni- peg's 4-3 second-round triumph over Nashville … Compiled one goal in the first two games of the Western Confer- ence Finals versus Vegas, which was tied 1-1. • Andrew Copp (2013‑15), C, Win‑ nipeg Jets: Played in all five games of Winnipeg's 4-1 series victory versus Minnesota in the opening round, tal- lying one goal and two assists … Did not record a goal or an assist in the 4-3 second-round series win over Nashville, but appeared in all seven games and finished with eight shots on goal … Compiled a plus-1 rating in the Jets' 4-2 victory over Vegas in the first game of the Western Conference Finals May 12, but was minus-1 in a 3-1 defeat in game two May 14. • Carl Hagelin (2008‑11), LW, Pitts‑ burgh Penguins: Tallied two goals, an assist and a plus-2 rating in the Pen- guins' 4-2 series triumph over Phila- delphia in the first round, but injured himself in game six, and didn't return until game four of the following se- ries against Washington … Finished with five shots on goal in three games against the Capitals, but Pittsburgh fell 4-2 in the series. • Zach Hyman (2012‑15), C, Toronto Maple Leafs: Racked up one goal, three assists and 10 shots on goal in Toron- to's 4-3 series loss to Boston in the first round. • Matt Hunwick (2004‑07), D, Pitts‑ burgh Penguins: Did not appear in any of the Penguins' 12 postseason contests. • Jack Johnson (2006‑07), D, Colum‑ bus Blue Jackets: Did not play in the Blue Jackets' 4-2 series loss to Washing- ton in the first round. • Jon Merrill (2011‑13), D, Vegas Golden Knights: Participated in all four games of the Golden Knights' first- round sweep of Los Angeles, finishing with a plus-2 rating … Saw action in the first four affairs of the Golden Knights' 4-2 series win versus San Jose in the second round, but did not play in the last two … Did not appear in the first two games of the Western Conference Finals against Winnipeg, which was tied 1-1. • Jacob Trouba (2013), D, Winni‑ peg Jets: Has seen action in all 14 of Winnipeg's postseason contests, tally- ing a goal and a plus-1 rating in the first round against Minnesota, and a plus-7 rating and 19 shots on goal in the second round against Nashville … Racked up six shots on goal in the first two games of the Western Conference Finals versus Vegas, which was tied 1-1. • Zach Werenski (2015‑16), D, Co‑ lumbus Blue Jackets: Saw time in all six games of the Blue Jackets' 4-2 first- round series loss to Washington … Ac- cumulated one goal, two assists and 18 shots on goal. ❏ Henry Poggi •NFL He went undrafted in the 2018 NFL Draft, but was inked to a free agent deal by the Oakland Raiders May 7. Poggi will join former teammate defensive tackle Maurice Hurst, who was selected by Oakland in the fifth round of the draft. Ryan LaMarre • MLB Though he was sent to the minors May 10 by the Minnesota Twins, LaMarre made the most of his stint with the big league club in early May. He hit .273 with a .333 on-base percentage in seven games. Jacob Trouba • NHL He helped lead the Winnipeg Jets to two playoff series wins against Minnesota and Nashville, respectively, racking up 15 shots on goal in five games against the former, and 19 shots on goal in seven contests against the latter. HEADLINERS Former Michigan athletes in the news this month

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