Tech Worked Hard For Win
The Michigan Tech Huskies did not look like a 2-8-2 teamentering the game against the Northern Michigan University Wildcats on Friday eveningat the Berry Events Center.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The 100thmeeting of the two U.P. schools went to the Huskies by a score of 3-2 in frontof 3,360 people.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Huskies improve to3-8-3 while the Wildcats drop to 9-6-1.
Mike Stutzel scored his 11th goal of the seasonat 12:57 of the opening period to give the ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚¢ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚€ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats the early 1-0 lead.
Brett Engelhardt gave the Huskies a 3-1 lead at 8:23 of thethird period.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Stutzel would score hissecond goal of the night and 12th of the season on the power play at16:07 of the third period for the final margin.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Chris Gobert and Peter Michelutti assisted.
Cam Ellsworth went the distance for Tech as he picked up histhird win of the season. He had 29 saves on the evening. Craig Kowalski was ingoal for the Wildcats as he had 15 saves on the night.
NMU will be in action again at the Badger Showdown, Dec.29-30, in Milwaukee, Wis.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚¢ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚€ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Catswill face Harvard in the first game on the 29th.