Northern Michigan Defeated By Alaska, 4-1
Junior forward Denver Pierce scores goal for Wildcats | Recap | Box Score
Payne Hat Trick Leads Northern Michigan Past Alaska, 5-3
Senior forward Robbie Payne nets second career hat trick for Wildcats | Recap | Box Score
Northern Michigan Shuts Out Michigan Tech, 4-0
Senior forward Robbie Payne scores two goals for Wildcats | Recap | Box Score
Northern Michigan Defeated By Michigan Tech, 4-1
Freshman forward Joseph Nardi scores goal for Wildcats | Recap | Box Score
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NORTHERN MICHIGAN 2017-2018 SCHEDULE AND RESULTS
7-5-0 Overall (5-3-0 WCHA)
10/06
at Lake Superior State
L 3-5
Box
10/07
vs. LAKE SUPERIOR STATE
W 4-1
Box
10/13
at Ferris State *
W 3-2
Box
10/14
at Ferris State *
W 1-0
Box
10/20
vs. Wisconsin
W 5-4 OT
Box
10/21
vs. Wisconsin
L 0-4
Box
11/03
vs. MINNESOTA STATE *
L 0-3
Box
11/04
vs. MINNESOTA STATE *
W 4-1
Box
11/10
at Michigan Tech *
L 1-4
Box
11/11
vs. MICHIGAN TECH *
W 4-0
Box
11/17
at Alaska *
W 5-3
Box
11/18
at Alaska *
L 1-4
Box
11/24
at Omaha
7:07 CT
 
11/25
at Omaha
7:07 CT
 
12/01
vs. ALABAMA HUNTSVILLE *
7:07 ET
 
12/02
vs. ALABAMA HUNTSVILLE *
7:07 ET
 
12/08
at Bemidji State *
7:07 CT
 
12/09
at Bemidji State *
7:07 CT
 
12/15
vs. FERRIS STATE *
7:07 ET
 
12/16
vs. FERRIS STATE *
7:07 ET
 
12/29
at Minnesota State *
7:07 CT
 
12/30
at Minnesota State *
7:07 CT
 
01/05
vs. Arizona State
8:30 PT
 
01/06
vs. Boston College/Michigan Tech
5:00 /8:30 PT
 
01/12
vs. BOWLING GREEN *
7:07 ET
 
01/13
vs. BOWLING GREEN *
7:07 ET
 
01/19
vs. LAKE SUPERIOR STATE *
7:07 ET
 
01/20
vs. LAKE SUPERIOR STATE *
7:07 ET
 
01/26
at Alaska Anchorage *
7:07 AT
 
01/27
at Alaska Anchorage *
7:07 AT
 
02/03
at Alabama Huntsville *
2:07 CT
 
02/04
at Alabama Huntsville *
2:07 CT
 
02/09
vs. ALASKA *
7:07 ET
 
02/10
vs. ALASKA *
7:07 ET
 
02/23
vs. MICHIGAN TECH *
7:07 ET
 
02/24
at Michigan Tech *
7:07 ET
 
RecordsWCHANon-LeagueOverall
Overall 5- 3- 0 2- 2- 0 7- 5- 0
Home 2- 1- 0 1- 0- 0 3- 1- 0
Away 3- 2- 0 0- 1- 0 3- 3- 0
Neutral 0- 0- 0 1- 1- 0 1- 1- 0
GF-GAWCHANon-LeagueOverall
Overall 19- 17 12- 14 31- 31
Home 8- 4 4- 1 12- 5
Away 11- 13 3- 5 14- 18
Neutral 0- 0 5- 8 5- 8
NORTHERN MICHIGAN 2017-2018 STATISTICS

## Player POS YR GP G-A-P
29 Robbie Payne F SR 12 12-3-15
9 Troy Loggins F JR 12 3-9-12
37 Darien Craighead F SO 11 4-6-10
25 Philip Beaulieu D SO 12 2-6-8
11 Adam Rockwood F JR 12 1-7-8
18 Joseph Nardi F FR 12 2-4-6
8 Denver Pierce F JR 12 4-0-4
24 Zach Diamantoni F SR 12 0-4-4
40 Jordan Klimek D SR 12 0-3-3
44 Ryan Black D JR 12 0-2-2
2 James Vermeulen D JR 12 0-2-2
15 Caleb Schroer F FR 9 1-0-1
19 Filip Starzynski F SR 11 1-0-1
27 Adam Roeder D FR 11 1-0-1
4 Connor Frantti D JR 4 0-1-1
6 Rylan Yaremko D SO 4 0-1-1
12 Brett Heikkila F SO 11 0-1-1
23 Mitchell Slattery F FR 12 0-1-1
42 Keegan Ward F FR 1 0-0-0
32 Mathias Israelsson G JR 4 0-0-0
21 Anthony Paskaruk F JR 6 0-0-0
3 Robert Fosdick D FR 7 0-0-0
13 Luke Voltin F SO 9 0-0-0
41 Atte Tolvanen G JR 10 0-0-0
## Goaltender YR GP Sv% GAA Rec.
41 Atte Tolvanen JR 10 .916 2.436-4-0
32 Mathias Israelsson JR 4 .923 2.361-1-0
NORTHERN MICHIGAN 2017-2018 TEAM ROSTER
No. Name (*NHL draftees) Cl Pos Ht Wt YOB Hometown / Last Team
1 Tyger HowatSo G6-320195Brighton, MI / Coquitlam (BCHL)
2 James VermeulenJr D6-219096Stony Plain, AB / Whitecourt (AJHL)
3 Robert FosdickFr D6-017996Brookfield, WI / Madison (USHL)
4 Connor FranttiJr D6-620394Spring Grove, IL / Lincoln (USHL)
6 Rylan YaremkoSo D6-320596Spirit River, AB / West Kelowna (BCHL)
8 Denver PierceJr F5-1118595Sault Ste. Marie, MI / Soo (NAHL)
9 Troy LogginsJr F5-916095Huntington Beach, CA / Sioux Falls (USHL)
10Jesse JunttilaJr D5-917095Calumet, MI / Jersey (USPHL)
11Adam RockwoodJr F5-1016595Coquitlam, BC / Coquitlam (BCHL)
Previous College: Wisconsin (2015-16)
12Brett HeikkilaSo F5-816795Marquette, MI / Minnesota Wilderness (NAHL)
13Luke VoltinSo F6-019595Blaine, MN / Penticton (BCHL)
15Caleb SchroerFr F5-916596Wisconsin Rapids, WI / Coules Region (NAHL)
16Brendan JacquesJr F5-1018095Calumet, MI / Springfield (NAHL)
18Joseph NardiFr F5-1117597Edmonton, AB / Whitecourt (AJHL)
19Filip StarzynskiSr F5-918093Warsaw, Poland / Bismarck (NAHL)
21Anthony PaskarukJr F5-1017594Airdrie, AB / Brooks (AJHL)
23Mitchell SlatteryFr F5-1118596Lino Lakes, MN / Minnesota (NAHL)
24Zach DiamantoniSr F5-1017095Montgomery, NJ / Chilliwack (BCHL)
25Philip BeaulieuSo D5-1019495Duluth, MN / Madison (USHL)
27Adam RoederFr D5-1118596Ballwin, MO / Janesville (NAHL)
29Robbie PayneSr F5-1119393Gaylord, MI / Chicago (USHL)
32Mathias IsraelssonJr G5-1018394Ytterby, Sweden / Fargo (USHL)
37Darien CraigheadSo F6-117097Surrey, BC / Chilliwack (BCHL)
40Jordan KlimekSr D5-1117595Langley, BC / Dubuque (USHL)
41Atte TolvanenJr G6-018894Vihti, Finland / Minot (NAHL)
42Keegan WardFr F6-220597Galesburg, MI / Lincoln (USHL)
44Ryan BlackJr D5-917095Stillwater, MN / Bonnyville (AJHL)
86Demico HannounSo F6-019595North Delta, BC / Penticton (BCHL)

Captains: Zach Diamantoni, Robbie Payne

Assistant Captain: Jordan Klimek

Head Coach: Grant Potulny (Minnesota '04)
Career Record (Entering 2017-2018): 0-0-0
Record at Northern Michigan (Entering 2017-2018): 0-0-0

Assistant Head Coach: Byron Pool (Colgate '00)
Assistant Coach: Rob Lehtinen (Northern Michigan '07)
Volunteer Assistant Coach: Dieter Kochan (Northern Michigan '97)
Director of Hockey Operations: Jeff Cornock (Northern Michigan)

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coachHead Coach: Grant Potulny (Minnesota, '04)
     • Record at NMU: First season
     • Career Record: Same

Associate Head Coach
     • Byron Pool, Associate Head Coach (Colgate, '00)

Assistant Coach
     • Rob Lehtinen (Northern Michigan, '07)

Support Staff
     • Dieter Kochan, Volunteer Assistant Coach
     • Jeff Cornock, Director of Hockey Operations
     • Megan DeChambeau, Athletic Trainer
     • Cam Verigan, Equipment Manager

Athletics Communications
Hockey Contact: Shawn Chambers
Office Phone: 906-227-1913
Email: shchambe@nmu.edu
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