2007-08 Men's Ice Hockey News

  • Mark Olver Selected By Colorado
    June 23, 2008
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Mark Olver was taken by the Colorado Avalanche in the fifth round of the 2008 NHL Draft with the 140th overall selection.
  • Future Wildcat Invited To Camp
    June 18, 2008
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Future Northern Michigan University hockey player and Marquette native, Justin Florek, has been invited to the 2008 U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp which will be held in Lake Placid, N.Y. from Aug. 1-9.
  • NMU Announces 2008-09 Hockey Schedule
    May 23, 2008
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University announces its 2008-09 hockey schedule. The Wildcats have 19 home games.
  • Former NMU Icer Scores Game-Winner In Germany
    April 17, 2008
    DRESDEN, Germany – Former Northern Michigan University hockey player Kevin Gardner scored the game-winning goal in overtime for his team in Germany, the Dresden Ice Lions to defeat the EV Fussen, to capture the league championship (GerObL).
  • NMU Hockey Awards
    April 17, 2008
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team presented its team awards at the annual banquet on Wednesday night (April 16).
  • Icers In Test-Taking Mode
    April 08, 2008
    During the Northern Michigan University hockey team’s recent playoff run at the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Championship at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit (March 19-20), four players had to be creative to keep up with their academic studies.
  • Wildcats Win CCHA Third-Place Game
    March 24, 2008
    DETROIT, Mich. – Matt Siddall playing in his final game in a Northern Michigan University hockey uniform led the Wildcats to a 2-1 win over Notre Dame in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Third-Place Game on Saturday (March 22) at Joe Louis Arena. Siddall ended the game with a goal and an assist.
  • Clock Strikes Midnight For Wildcats
    March 21, 2008
    DETROIT, Mich. – The skate did not fit for the Northern Michigan University hockey team on Friday night in the second semifinal game of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Championship against the University of Michigan.
  • Jump On The Fan Bus To The Joe
    March 17, 2008
    MARQUETTE, Mich. - The Northern Michigan University Athletic Department is sponsoring a fan bus to The Joe to see the Northern Michigan University Wildcats play in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Championship Weekend.
  • Matt Butcher Is The Hero
    March 16, 2008
    EAST LANSING, Mich. – The atmosphere at Munn Ice Arena was like any title fight in the final rounds.
  • Wildcats Will Skate Another Day
    March 15, 2008
    EAST LANSING, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team was skating for another day Saturday night at Munn Ice Arena on the campus of Michigan State University.
  • Spartans Take First Game
    March 14, 2008
    EAST LANSING, Mich. - Two goals were scored within 36 seconds of each other in the first game of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Playoffs series between the Northern Michigan Wildcats and the Spartans of Michigan State.
  • Billy Smith Named To CCHA Scholar-Athlete Team
    March 11, 2008
    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Billy Smith has been designated as Northern Michigan University’s 2007-08 Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
  • Two Wildcats Selected To CCHA All-Rookie Team
    March 10, 2008
    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Two members of the Northern Michigan University hockey team were selected to the 2008 Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) All-Rookie Team. Bowling Green State University was the only other school to have two players on the team.
  • Tickets Available For Michigan State Playoff Series
    March 10, 2008
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Tickets are available for the Northern Michigan University and Michigan State University clash in the second round of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Playoffs.
  • Mark Olver Sends NMU To The Second Round
    March 09, 2008
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – After a tight close game after 40 minutes of play with Northern Michigan up 2-0 the Wildcats exploded for four goals in the third period to defeat Ohio State, 6-1, to take the best-of-three series against the Buckeyes.
  • Nick Sirota Does His Part To Extend The Season
    March 08, 2008
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Nick Sirota did his best to make the 2007-08 season at least one more game longer.
  • Buckeyes Take First Game
    March 07, 2008
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – For the second consecutive year the Northern Michigan University Wildcats and the Ohio State University Buckeyes were facing each other in the first round of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Playoffs.
  • Mark Olver Selected As The CCHA Rookie Of The Month
    March 06, 2008
    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – The Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) announces that Mark Olver has been named the CCHA Rookie of the Month for February.
  • NMU To Host Ohio State In CCHA Playoffs
    March 02, 2008
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University will host a first-round Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) playoff series beginning Friday, March 7 against the Ohio State University Buckeyes.
  • 'Cats Tie Lakers, But Cappo Cup Back In Marquette
    March 01, 2008
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – It took the Northern Michigan University and Lake Superior State University hickey teams 65 minutes on Saturday night at the Berry Events Center to play to a 2-2 draw.
  • The Cappo Cup On The Line Saturday Night
    February 29, 2008
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Upper Peninsula hockey rivalry between the Lake Superior State University Lakers and the Northern Michigan University Wildcats is recognized through the awarding of the Cappo Cup.
  • Wildcat Icers Meet Lake Superior to Close Regular Season
    February 28, 2008
    The Northern Michigan Wildcat hockey team (15-16-3, 12-12-2 Central Collegiate Hockey Association, tied 5th) will close out the regular season with a home-and-home series Thursday and Saturday (Feb. 28 and March 1) against Upper Peninsula rival Lake Superior State University (8-18-6, 6-15-5 CCHA, tied 10th) .
  • Lakers Score Twice In Third Period For The Win
    February 28, 2008
    SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team renewed the rivalry with its Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) partner, the Lake Superior State Lakers, in the first game of the home-and-home series to conclude the regular season. The first game was a mid-week affair in the Soo on Thursday night.
  • Matt Siddall Named CCHA Offensive Player of the Week
    February 25, 2008
    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Matt Siddall has been honored by the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) as the Offensive Player of the Week.
  • Silent Auction II, Saturday, March 1 at NMU Hockey Game
    February 24, 2008
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – During Saturday’s hockey game against the Lake Superior State University Lakers on March 1 there will be a second silent auctio
  • Billy Smith's Second Goal Of The Season A Game-Winner
    February 23, 2008
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team just might be one of the hottest teams in college hockey.
  • Matt Siddall Has Four Points In The Win
    February 22, 2008
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Senior Matt Siddall waited for Senior Weekend to put on a display against the Maverick s of the University of Nebraska-Omaha on Friday night.
  • For The Second Consecutive Week, Brian Stewart CCHA Goaltender Of The Week
    February 19, 2008
    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – For the second consecutive week and third time this season, Brian Stewart has been selected as the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Goaltender of the Week.
  • Sports Memorabilia Silent Auction At Hockey Game On Friday
    February 17, 2008
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – There will be a sports memorabilia silent auction at the Northern Michigan University hockey game on Friday night (Feb. 22) as the Wildcats will be taking on the Mavericks of Nebraska-Omaha at the Berry Events Center.
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