2009-10 Men's Ice Hockey News

  • Players With Ties To NMU Hockey At NHL Prospects Camps
    July 19, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – A total of nine hockey players with ties to the Northern Michigan University program have been attending NHL prospects camps this summer.
  • Joe Shawhan Added To Hockey Coaching Staff
    July 12, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Walt Kyle, the head hockey coach at Northern Michigan University, announces the appointment of Joe Shawhan to the full-time assistant coaching role which was vacated when Rob Facca left to take a similar position at Western Michigan University.
  • Justin Florek Selected By Boston
    June 28, 2010
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Justin Florek, a member of the Northern Michigan University hockey team, was selected by the Boston Bruins during the 2010 NHL Entry Draft over the weekend.
  • NMU Hockey Schedule For 2010-11
    May 07, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University announces the 2010-11 hockey schedule. The Wildcats play 18 of its games at the Berry Events Center.
  • Ray Kaunisto The Big Winner At Hockey Banquet
    April 15, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Senior Ray Kaunisto was the big winner at the annual Northern Michigan University Hockey Awards Banquet.
  • Two Wildcats Named To All-American Team
    April 12, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Two members of the Northern Michigan University hockey team were named to the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA)/Reebok All-American Ice Hockey West Team for the 2009-10 season.
  • Hockey Wrap-up For 2009-10 Season
    April 08, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The 2009-10 edition of the Northern Michigan University hockey team advanced to the championship game of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Tournaments for the first time since 1999. NMU also played in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1999.
  • Brian Stewart Signs With Phantoms
    April 05, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Brian Stewart has signed an amateur tryout contract (ATO) with the Adirondack Phantoms, the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers.
  • Erik Gustafsson Signs Future Contract With Flyers
    April 01, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Philadelphia Flyers have announced that junior defenseman Erik Gustafsson from the Northern Michigan University hockey team has signed a future contract which will begin at the start of the 2010-11 season, according to General Manager Paul Holmgren.
  • Ray Kaunisto Signs Deal With Kings
    April 01, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Ray Kaunisto has signed a two-year entry-level contract with the Los Angeles Kings as announced by Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi.
  • Mark Olver Inks Deal With Colorado
    March 30, 2010
    Marquette, Mich. – The Colorado Avalanche announces the signing of Northern Michigan University forward Mark Olver to an entry-level contract.
  • Wildcats End Season To Huskies In Double Overtime
    March 26, 2010
    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team was playing in an NCAA Regional for the first time since 1999. NMU found itself in two holes during the game, first at 2-0 then 3-1 towards the middle of the second period.
  • NMU Hockey Game On Local Television
    March 24, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – WBUP-TV ABC 10 has secured the rights from ABC and ESPN to broadcast Friday’s NCAA Division I West Regional hockey game between the Northern Michigan University Wildcats and the Huskies of St. Cloud State
  • Tickets And A Fan Bus For NCAA Regional
    March 22, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Fans interested in going to St. Paul, Minn. to catch the Northern Michigan University hockey team in action at the 2010 NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship West Regional at the Xcel Energy Center can purchase tickets or get a seat on the fan bus.
  • NMU Hockey Gets Invite To Big Dance
    March 21, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team is back in the NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship for the first time since 1999.
  • Wildcats Edged In CCHA Championship Game
    March 20, 2010
    DETROIT, Mich. – It took the Northern Michigan University hockey team since 1999 to reach the championship game of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Championship. Today the Wildcats faced the Michigan Wolverines for the title.
  • Greger Hanson's Overtime Goal Sends Wildcats To CCHA Championship Game
    March 19, 2010
    DETROIT, Mich. – For the seventh time in the eight-year tenure of Walt Kyle the Northern Michigan University hockey team was playing a game at Joe Louis Arena in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Championship.
  • Erik Gustafsson Named CCHA's Best Offensive Defenseman
    March 18, 2010
    DETROIT, Mich. – At the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Awards Banquet Thursday night at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Erik Gustafsson was named the CCHA’s Best Offensive Defenseman for the second consecutive year.
  • Mark Olver A Top 10 Finalist For Hobey Baker
    March 18, 2010
    DETROIT, Mich. – At the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Awards Banquet Thursday night at the Fox Theatre in Detroit the top 10 candidates were announced for the 2010 Hobey Baker Award, honoring college hockey’s top player.
  • The U.P. Kid Helps 'Cats
    March 17, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. - He wears number 71 on his sweater for the Northern Michigan University hockey team.
  • CCHA Championship Information
    March 15, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team for the seventh time in the past eight years, and the third consecutive year, under Walt Kyle have advanced to Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Mich. for the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Championship.
  • Wildcats Packing Bags For The Joe
    March 13, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – For the seventh time in Walt Kyle’s eight-year tenure behind the Northern Michigan University hockey bench the Wildcats are headed to Joe Louis Arena and the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Championships next weekend (March 19-20).
  • Wildcats One Step Closer To The Joe
    March 12, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team is one step closer to Joe Louis Arena and the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Championships Friday night.
  • Erik Gustafsson Finalist For Three CCHA Awards
    March 11, 2010
    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Erik Gustafsson has been selected by the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) as one of the top three award finalist for three different awards. The six major awards will be presented Thursday, March 18 at the historic Fox Theatre in downtown Detroit.
  • Brian Stewart Selected For Frozen Four Skills Challenge
    March 10, 2010
    Indianapolis, Ind. – Northern Michigan University goaltender Brian Stewart has been selected by the NCAA to participate in the fifth annual Frozen Four Skills Challenge, while will be held April 9 at Ford Field in Detroit, Mich.
  • Mark Olver And Erik Gustafsson All-CCHA First Team
    March 10, 2010
    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Northern Michigan University landed two players on the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) All-Conference First Team.
  • Reid Ellingson NMU's Nominee For CCHA Scholar-Athlete
    March 09, 2010
    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Reid Ellingson has been designated as Northern Michigan University’s nominee to the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Scholar-Athlete Team.
  • Kyle Follmer Named To CCHA All-Rookie Team
    March 08, 2010
    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Kyle Follmer is the lone member of the Northern Michigan University hockey team selected to the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) All-Rookie Team.
  • 'Cats To Face Nanooks In CCHA Playoff Action
    March 07, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University (17-11-8) will host the Alaska Nanooks (18-9-9) in the quarterfinal round of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Tournament beginning Friday (March 12) at 7:35 p.m.
  • CCHA Playoff Tickets Now Available
    March 04, 2010
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University hockey team will be hosting a second round Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) playoff series next weekend at the Berry Events Center.
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