Michigan hockey headed to Frozen Four with 7-4 win vs.  Quinnipiac

Michigan hockey headed to Frozen Four with 7-4 win vs. Quinnipiac

With all the talk of Michigan’s young talent, featuring four of the top five NHL draft picks from last summer and the top six scorers all sophomores or younger, the Wolverines’ first goal of the Allentown regional final was scored, of course, by a senior .

Nolan Moyle gave UM the lead in the opening minute, then added a score with 1:23 remaining, and the Wolverines stayed focused on the Frozen Four in between; top-seeded Michigan defeated No. 2-seed Quinnipiac, 7-4, on Sunday to continue its pursuit of an NCAA tournament title.

Michigan forward Nolan Moyle (27) is chased by Michigan State forward Mitchell Mattson (27) during the second period on Feb.  17, 2020, in Detroit.  The Wolverines beat the Spartans, 4-1, at Little Caesars Arena.

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The Wolverines advance to the Frozen Four, where they’ll face Loveland regional champ Denver (29-9-1) at 5 pm April 7 in Boston. The winner of that game will face Albany region champion Minnesota State or Worcester region champion Minnesota, who’ll play at approximately 8:30 pm that night, on April 9.