Michigan Hockey: Michigan at Ohio State -- Game 2 Notes

GBMWolverine Hockey Tidbits2Posted at 10:00am — 3/2/2013

Michigan Hockey: Michigan at Ohio State — Game 2 Notes

Sunday, March 2, 2014 — 1:00pm Eastern Time

Michigan is 15-10-4 Overall, 7-6-2-1 Big Ten Standings.
Ohio State is 15-10-4 Overall, 5-6-4-3 in the Big Ten standings.
Nationwide Arena — Columbus, Ohio
TV: Fox Sports Detroit/North/STO (Matt Shepard, PxP; Darren Eliot, Color) — DirecTV Channel 662, 663, 668.
Radio: IMG Sports Network (Al Randall, PxP; Bill Trainor, Color)

hockey1Well Michigan makes their first trip to Nationwide Arena, home of the Columbus Blue Jackets, for a Sunday matinee against the Buckeyes at 1:00 pm.

1...GBMWolverine...M...AvatarMichigan and Ohio State had a 2-2 tie in regulation on Friday night, but lost in the shootout.

Michigan enters Sunday 7-6-2-1 in Big Ten play, third place in the conference standings with 24 points. Michigan is two points ahead of Ohio State, both teams with five Big Ten games remaining. Michigan sits seven points behind Wisconsin for second place, but the Wolverines have one game in hand on the Badgers, who are idle this weekend. The top two teams in the Big Ten standings are automatically placed in the Big Ten Semifinals on March 21 in St. Paul, Minn.

hockey ZachMichigan will have the task of defending Ohio State forward Ryan Dzingel, who leads the Big Ten with 38 points (17 goals, 21 assists) on the season. Dzingel was held off the scoreboard on Friday, but had four points (two goals, two assists) in two games against Michigan earlier this season. The Buckeyes
have three of the conference’s top nine scorers in Dzingel, Max McCormick (11 goals, 15 assists), and Tanner Fritz (5 goals, 20 assists).

Freshman goaltender Zach Nagelvoort stopped 24 of 26 shots in net, the 12th time this season in 19 starts that he has allowed two goals or less, but the first time since Feb. 1 vs. Wisconsin (T, 2-2,) he has done so.

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