2010–11 Michigan Wolverines men's ice hockey season

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2010–11 Michigan Wolverines men's ice hockey season
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NCAA West Regional Champion, CCHA Regular Season Champion, Great Lakes Invitational Tournament Champion
2011 NCAA Tournament, National Runner-up (Minnesota–Duluth)
Conference CCHA
Home ice Yost Ice Arena
Rankings
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine 2nd
USCHO.com/CBS College Sports 2nd
Record
Overall 29-11-4 (20-7-1, CCHA)
Home 16-2-1
Road 7-6-3
Neutral 6-3-0
Coaches and Captains
Head Coach Red Berenson
Captain(s) Luke Glendening, Carl Hagelin
Alternate captain(s) Louie Caporusso, Matt Rust
Michigan Wolverines men's ice hockey seasons
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The 2010–11 Michigan Wolverines men's ice hockey team was the Wolverines' 89th season. They represented the University of Michigan in the 2010–11 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season. The team was coached by Red Berenson and played their home games at Yost Ice Arena, although they took one regular-season home game against archrival Michigan State to Michigan Stadium, drawing the largest crowd in the sport's history. The team earned the 2010–11 Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) regular season championship and advanced to the Frozen Four of the 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament. Following the CCHA season, the team announced that they intended to move from the CCHA to the newly formed Big Ten Conference Hockey League in 2013.

Season[edit]

The team won the regular season title for the CCHA with a 20-7-1 record.[1] Following the regular season, Senior left wing Carl Hagelin was voted the CCHA's Best Defensive Forward and senior goaltender Shawn Hunwick earned the league's Best Goaltender award.[2] Hagelin was selected as first team All-Conference, while defenceman Jon Merrill was second team All-Conference and All-Rookie.[1] Subsequently, the Big Ten Conference announced that with Penn State's ascension to Division I varsity team status, the conference would recommend that men's hockey become an official conference sport for the 2013–14 NCAA Division I men's ice hockey season with six teams including Michigan.[3][4][5]

Standings[edit]

Conference Overall
GP W L T SW PTS GF GA GP W L T GF GA
#4 Michigan 28 20 7 1 0 61 92 57 39 25 10 4 133 90
#8 Notre Dame 28 18 7 3 2 59 95 69 40 23 12 5 140 109
#6 Miami* 28 16 7 5 2 55 103 58 37 22 9 6 140 80
#12 Western Michigan 28 10 9 9 5 44 77 71 40 19 11 10 112 96
Ferris State 28 12 12 4 4 43 59 62 39 18 16 5 94 86
Northern Michigan 28 12 13 3 0 39 61 87 39 15 19 5 91 117
Alaska 28 10 13 5 3 38 64 66 38 16 17 5 89 91
Lake Superior State 28 8 12 8 5 37 59 78 39 13 17 9 93 115
Ohio State 28 10 14 4 2 36 66 72 37 15 18 4 95 92
Michigan State 28 11 15 2 0 35 65 75 38 15 19 4 98 107
Bowling Green 28 3 21 4 2 15 41 87 41 10 27 4 74 123
Championship: Miami
Conference regular season champion
* Conference tournament champion
Rankings: USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Top 20 Poll

Postseason[edit]

Michigan lost in the semifinals of the 2011 CCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament to Western Michigan.[6] They won the consolation game against Notre Dame to finish third.[7] As the number two seed in the Western Region of the 16-team 2011 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Tournament, they defeated number three seeded Nebraska–Omaha in the first round in overtime by a 3–2 margin.[8][9][10] The following night Michigan eliminated number four Colorado College 2–1 to advance to the Frozen Four.[11][12][13][14] Prior to the Frozen Four, Hagelin was named to the Inside College Hockey 2010-11 All-America Third Team.[15] Then on April 7, the team defeated North Dakota 2–0 to qualify for the championship game.[16] On April 8, Hegelin was named to the AHCA/Old Time Hockey All-American Ice Hockey Team (second team, west).[17] They lost the National Championship game in overtime 3–2.[18][19]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2010-11 Season". Central Collegiate Hockey Association. Retrieved 2011-06-03. 
  2. ^ "Michigan's Defense Wins CCHA Championship and Awards". CBS Interactive. 2011-03-17. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  3. ^ "Big Ten considers adding men's hockey". ESPN. 2011-03-22. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  4. ^ "Big Ten to recommend men's ice hockey as conference sport". The Pennsylvania State University. 2011-03-22. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  5. ^ "Michigan to Join Big Ten Conference for Ice Hockey in 2013-14". CBS Interactive. 2011-03-21. Archived from the original on 22 March 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  6. ^ "Michigan Overpowered by No. 12 Broncos in CCHA Semifinal". CBS Interactive. 2011-03-18. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  7. ^ "U-M Downs No. 8 Irish in CCHA Third-Place Game". CBS Interactive. 2011-03-19. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  8. ^ "Overtime Marker Sends U-M Past No. 14 UNO, into NCAA Regional Final". CBS Interactive. 2011-03-25. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  9. ^ "Michigan hockey advances to regional final with 3-2 overtime win over Nebraska-Omaha". AnnArbor.com. 2011-03-25. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  10. ^ "(M) DI Ice Hockey: Michigan v. Nebraska-Omaha (video only)". National Collegiate Athletic Association. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  11. ^ "Frozen Four 24! Wolverines Top No. 13 Colorado College in Regional Final". CBS Interactive. 2011-03-26. Archived from the original on 29 March 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  12. ^ "Minnesota-Duluth reaches Frozen Four". ESPN. 2011-03-27. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  13. ^ "with video: Michigan hockey team headed to Frozen Four after 2-1 win over Colorado College". AnnArbor.com. 2011-03-27. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  14. ^ "Michigan v. Colorado College recap (video only)". National Collegiate Athletic Association. Retrieved 2011-03-27. 
  15. ^ "2010-11 INCH All-Americans". Inside College Hockey. 2011-04-04. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  16. ^ "Michigan 2, North Dakota 0". ESPN. 2011-04-07. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  17. ^ "Men's Old Time Hockey Division I All-Americans Announced". American Hockey Coaches Association. 2011-04-08. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  18. ^ "Minnesota Duluth 3, Michigan 2". ESPN. 2011-04-09. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 
  19. ^ "Duluth edges Michigan in OT for title". ESPN. 2011-04-09. Retrieved 2011-04-10. 

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