Category Archives: Michigan Hockey

Teddy bear toss at Yost

This Vine video is from Julie Weatherbee showing the annual Teddy bear toss at Yost Ice Arena.

Listen to the Michigan – Ferris State game online or follow #UMichHockey on the twitters.


LoBuPa neighborhood meeting, April 11, 2012

The Lower Burns Park Neighborhood Association announces its spring meeting for neighbors in LoBuPa. Please join us, details follow. Thanks go to Nancy Leff for organizing this meeting.

7 pm – 8:30 pm
Buddhist Temple on Packard

1.  Jim Kosteva, UM Director of Community relations, A2 city representative(s), and our local city council representatives, Margie Teall & Marcia Higgins will all be in attendance. There are many issues to discuss related to the Athletic department’s current Big House rental agreement with pro hockey and potential rentals for other events and how these events will affect our neighborhood: will parking on lawns be permitted during these events, how will traffic be managed, how will events with liquor licenses mange potentially unruly, intoxicated attendees, and more.

We would like to provide feedback to the city and to U of M on this issue from our discussion at the meeting.

2.  Aaron Seagraves, the city of Ann Arbor's Public Art Administrator.  Aaron is coordinating the project that will place permanent art work(s) at the Stadium Bridges area once the rebuild is complete.  He will talk about his job at the city and give details about the art project for the bridges.  Read more about the city's public art dept. here:

3.  Mike Sivak, our neighbor on Granger, will present the traffic datafrom the his effort to have the city monitor speeds on Granger Ave. and to increase police presence on our streets to stop speeding cars.

4. Graydon Krapohl will be on hand to discuss any issues related to the Neighborhood Watch program and updates on the Stadium Bridges project.


Nancy Leff

For more information contact Edward Vielmetti, 734-330-2465,

Hockey: Michigan 2 Colorado College 1 (final), NCAA West Regional Final #goblue

Michigan beats Colorado College 2-1 to go to the Frozen Four. Third period Colorado College goal by Schwarz, with two first period Michigan goals by Scooter Vaughan (Placentia, CA) and Lee Moffie (Wallingford, CT).

The Muppet Glee Club will now render Temptation.

And because you can’t have one without the other, Hawaiian War Chant.

A live blog. I have ESPN3 in the other window, which makes me a sports blogger, I guess.

Twitter hash tag: #goblue

Follow: @Michigan_Hockey . The team includes goaltender @Shawn_Hunwick .

Sports reporter and my former co-worker Jeff Arnold is always worth following for hockey coverage. 

They are there: Michigan Daily live blog. Jake Fromm is taking photos, and Casandra Pagni is writing from St. Louis. Follow @mark_j_burns, @casandra_pagni, @michaelflorek, @stephenjnesbitt

They live blog hockey all the time: .

Preview from MGoBlog: Hockey Opponent Preview- CC (not that CC)

Third period underway.

0:28 Timeout.

0:40 Colorado pulls a goalie

2:48 Colorado College penalty, Michigan power play.

3:35 Colorado College scores (Schwartz)

3:44 Penalty on Michigan (2:00, boarding). 4 on 4 for 0:09, then a 1:51 Colorado power play.

5:35 Michigan power play, 2:00 minor on Johnson.

6:13 Power play ends, even handed.

8:13 Tripping call, Colorado College power play.

8:18 No penalties for the last 9:02 , which makes for fast-moving hockey.

17:20 Michigan fails to capitalize on power play; even handed.

19:20 Penalty on Colorado College ; Michigan power play.

Second period ends with Michigan leading 2-0.

0:47 Save by Joe Howe (Colorado College) on breakaway by A.J. Treais.

0:58 Colorado College fails to convert on power play, even handed.

2:00. Power play continues.

2:58 Penalty on Michigan (Lynch 11, 2:00 for holding), Colorado College power play.

6:47 Colorado College fails to convert on power play, even handed.

8:47. Penalty on Michigan, Moffie (2:00). Colorado College power play.

15:15. Michigan fails to convert on power play, back to even handed.

17:15. Penalty on Colorado College, #24 Ryan Lowery 2:00 for elbowing. Michigan power play.

18:05. Michigan fails to convert on power play, back to even handed.

19:30 Michigan power play chance.

At the end of the first period, Michigan leads Colorado College 2-0.

0:08 Penalty 2:00 for hooking on Colorado College.

2:27 Michigan power play goal! Hail to the Victors!, here sung by the University of Michigan Men’s Glee Club. “Moffie blasts home a shot from the right faceoff dot during the 5 on 3 PP at 17:33. 2-0 Michigan. assist to Langlais” – @Michigan_Hockey 

3:57 Michigan with 4 on 3 for 0:44.

4:14 Michigan kills penalty, Colorado takes a penalty, 4 on 4.

5:13  Colorado College 2 man advantage with Michigan leading 1-0.

Edward Vielmetti hits the “save” button on the Vacuum, the weblog he has been writing since 1999.

Frozen Four Hockey: Michigan 3, U Nebraska Omaha 2 (OT)

The University of Michigan hockey team defeated the University of Nebraska Omaha 3-2 in overtime in Frozen Four action in St. Louis. The winning goal was scored by Kevin Lynch at 17:25 in overtime. Officials reviewed the replay for ten minutes before declaring the goal a winner.

Preview: Hoover Street Rag.

Live blog: Michigan Daily. The Daily runs a photo of a Rust v Hudson faceoff taken tonight by Jake Fromm, and has a full period by period scoring run down.

Jeff Arnold via Twitter:


@Michigan_hockey awaits the winner of Boston College-Colorado College in Saturday night's @NCAAIceHockey regional finals in St. Louis


NHL.COM/AP: Michigan beats Nebraska-Omaha 3-2 in OT; this is the 8:51 p.m. version.

It wasn't clear why it took officials so long to make a call on the play. Apparently, Lynch nudged a rebound past goalie John Faulkner after Greg Pateryn's shot from the point. has a story written by staff, updated with game details but running only a file photo; in a later update, they run a photo from Tim Vizer via Icon SMI

The Icon SMI album of images from tonight's game has 14 photos. Do not use them in your blog, but look at them – just look at them.

FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. Icon SMI reserves the right to pursue unauthorized users of this image. If you violate our intellectual property you may be liable for: actual damages, loss of income, and profits you derive from the use of this image, and, where a

Official game recap: Flower Mound, TX is wrong; Lynch's bio says he's from Grosse Pointe, and forward Chris Brown is from Flower Mound. A later edit gets it right.

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – In overtime, sophomore center Kevin Lynch's (Flower Mound, Texas) shot deflected underneath the Nebraska-Omaha netminder, and after a lenghthy video review, it was confirmed it crossed the goal line, sending the No. 6-ranked University of Michigan ice hockey team past the 14th-ranked Mavericks, 3-2, on Friday (March 25) and into the NCAA Regional final at the Scottrade Center.

MGoBlog: Hockey WOOOOOOOOOO thread.

Live chat:

The Muppet Glee Club will now render Temptation.

And because you can't have one without the other, Hawaiian War Chant.

Edward Vielmetti sang the National Anthem with the University of Michigan Men's Glee Club at Tiger Stadium in the final game of the World Series.

ed note: update 1:15 with final story, update with photo credits, Lynch home town fixed, ICON SMI photo gallery