WCHA Top Shelf Moments from 2016-17 - Moment #2: Tolvanen's Historic Streak
Atte Tolvanen ran up a shutout streak of five hours, 39 minutes and five seconds last season. | Read More
Pool, Lehtinen to Serve on Northern Michigan Hockey Staff
Wildcat head hockey coach Grant Potulny announces staff members | Read More
Grant Potulny Announced as Northern Michigan Head Hockey Coach
Potulny spent the past eight seasons as an assistant coach at Minnesota | Read More
Northern Michigan Falls To Bemidji State, 3-1, In Game Three
Senior defenseman Brock Maschmeyer scores goal for Wildcats | Recap | Box Score
Shine Leads Northern Michigan To 4-2 Win Over Bemidji State To Force Game Three
Senior forward Dominik Shine posts two goals and two assists for Wildcats | Recap | Box Score
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NORTHERN MICHIGAN 2016-2017 SCHEDULE AND RESULTS
13-22-4 Overall (10-15-3 WCHA)
10/02
vs. VICTORIA
W 10-1
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10/07
vs. Wisconsin
W 3-2
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10/08
vs. Wisconsin
L 5-6
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10/14
vs. BEMIDJI STATE *
L 0-2
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10/15
vs. BEMIDJI STATE *
L 0-2
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10/21
at Ferris State *
W 6-4
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10/22
at Ferris State *
Ferris State wins shootout 1-0
T 2-2 OT
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10/28
at Michigan Tech *
L 0-2
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10/29
vs. MICHIGAN TECH *
L 1-5
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11/04
at Wisconsin
W 5-2
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11/05
at Wisconsin
L 0-2
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11/11
vs. BOWLING GREEN *
L 1-5
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11/12
vs. BOWLING GREEN *
L 3-5
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11/18
at Bemidji State *
L 1-2
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11/19
at Bemidji State *
L 2-5
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11/25
vs. OMAHA
Northern Michigan scores in 3x3 overtime
T 2-2 OT
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11/26
vs. OMAHA
L 0-2
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12/02
at Alaska Anchorage *
L 3-5
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12/03
at Alaska Anchorage *
W 4-1
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12/09
vs. ALABAMA HUNTSVILLE *
L 1-4
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12/10
vs. ALABAMA HUNTSVILLE *
L 1-3
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12/28
vs. Cornell
L 2-5
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12/29
vs. Merrimack
L 2-4
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01/06
at Lake Superior State *
L 2-3
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01/07
vs. LAKE SUPERIOR STATE *
W 6-4
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01/13
vs. LAKE SUPERIOR STATE *
Lake Superior State scores in 3x3 overtime
T 1-1 OT
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01/14
at Lake Superior State *
Northern Michigan wins shootout 1-0
T 1-1 OT
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01/20
vs. ALASKA ANCHORAGE *
W 6-1
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01/21
vs. ALASKA ANCHORAGE *
W 4-0
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02/03
at Bowling Green *
W 3-0
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02/04
at Bowling Green *
W 2-0
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02/10
vs. ALASKA *
W 3-0
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02/11
vs. ALASKA *
W 2-0
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02/17
at Minnesota State *
L 3-5
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02/18
at Minnesota State *
L 4-7
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02/24
vs. MICHIGAN TECH *
L 2-3
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02/25
at Michigan Tech *
W 5-3
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03/03
at Bemidji State
L 0-3
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03/04
at Bemidji State
W 4-2
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03/05
at Bemidji State
L 1-3
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RecordsWCHANon-LeagueOverall
Overall10-15- 3 3- 7- 113-22- 4
Home 5- 8- 1 0- 1- 1 5- 9- 2
Away 5- 7- 2 2- 3- 0 7-10- 2
Neutral 0- 0- 0 1- 3- 0 1- 3- 0
GF-GAWCHANon-LeagueOverall
Overall 69- 75 24- 33 93-108
Home 31- 35 2- 4 33- 39
Away 38- 40 10- 12 48- 52
Neutral 0- 0 12- 17 12- 17
NORTHERN MICHIGAN 2016-2017 STATISTICS

## Player POS YR GP G-A-P
15 Dominik Shine F SR 33 20-10-30
29 Robbie Payne F JR 39 13-16-29
10 Gerard Hanson F SR 39 7-19-26
37 Darien Craighead F FR 39 7-18-25
14 Brock Maschmeyer D SR 39 5-16-21
24 Zach Diamantoni F JR 36 6-14-20
25 Philip Beaulieu D FR 39 3-16-19
9 Troy Loggins F SO 38 10-6-16
40 Jordan Klimek D JR 39 0-11-11
11 Shane Sooth F SR 19 5-5-10
2 Casey Purpur F SR 21 2-4-6
7 Sami Salminen F SR 23 1-5-6
6 Rylan Yaremko D FR 39 1-5-6
17 Collin Peters F FR 23 2-3-5
86 Demico Hannoun F FR 15 1-4-5
19 Filip Starzynski F JR 30 3-0-3
13 Luke Voltin F FR 30 2-1-3
44 Ryan Black D SO 34 1-2-3
4 Connor Frantti D SO 39 1-2-3
3 James Vermeulen D SO 12 1-1-2
8 Denver Pierce F SO 39 1-1-2
16 Brendan Jacques F SO 5 1-0-1
23 Jesse Junttila D SO 2 0-1-1
12 Brett Heikkila F FR 1 0-0-0
32 Mathias Israelsson G SO 6 0-0-0
21 Anthony Paskaruk F SO 29 0-0-0
41 Atte Tolvanen G SO 38 0-0-0
## Goaltender YR GP Sv% GAA Rec.
41 Atte Tolvanen SO 38 .918 2.6412-22-4
32 Mathias Israelsson SO 6 .875 3.231-0-0
NORTHERN MICHIGAN 2016-2017 TEAM ROSTER
No. Name (*NHL draftees) Cl Pos Ht Wt YOB Hometown / Last Team
1 Tyger HowatFr G6-320195Brighton, MI / Coquitlam (BCHL)
2 Casey PurpurSr F5-818392Grand Forks, ND / Brookings (NAHL)
3 James VermeulenSo D6-219096Stony Plain, AB / Whitecourt (AJHL)
4 Connor FranttiSo D6-620394Spring Grove, IL / Lincoln (USHL)
6 Rylan YaremkoFr D6-320596Spirit River, AB / West Kelowna (BCHL)
7 Sami SalminenSr F6-422293Helsinki, Finland / Wichita Falls (NAHL)
8 Denver PierceSo F5-1118595Sault Ste. Marie, MI / Soo (NAHL)
9 Troy LogginsSo F5-916095Huntington Beach, CA / Sioux Falls (USHL)
10Gerard HansonSr F5-1117692Lidingö, Sweden / Lidingö (Europe)
11Shane SoothSr F6-122192Canyon Country, CA / Dubuque (USHL)
12Brett HeikkilaFr F5-816795Marquette, MI / Minnesota Wilderness (NAHL)
13Luke VoltinFr F6-019595Blaine, MN / Penticton (BCHL)
14Brock MaschmeyerSr D5-718392Bruderheim, AB / Nanaimo (BCHL)
15Dominik ShineSr F5-1117593Pinckney, MI / Lincoln (USHL)
16Brendan JacquesSo F5-1018095Calumet, MI / Springfield (NAHL)
19Filip StarzynskiJr F5-918093Warsaw, Poland / Bismarck (NAHL)
21Anthony PaskarukSo F5-1017594Airdrie, AB / Brooks (AJHL)
23Jesse JunttilaSo D5-917095Calumet, MI / Jersey (USPHL)
24Zach DiamantoniJr F5-1017095Montgomery, NJ / Chilliwack (BCHL)
25Philip BeaulieuFr D5-1019495Duluth, MN / Madison (USHL)
27Adam RockwoodJr F5-1016595Coquitlam, BC / Coquitlam (BCHL)
Previous College: Wisconsin (2015-16)
29Robbie PayneJr F5-1119393Gaylord, MI / Chicago (USHL)
32Mathias IsraelssonSo G5-1018394Ytterby, Sweden / Fargo (USHL)
37Darien CraigheadFr F6-117097Surrey, BC / Chilliwack (BCHL)
40Jordan KlimekJr D5-1117595Langley, BC / Dubuque (USHL)
41Atte TolvanenSo G6-018894Vihti, Finland / Minot (NAHL)
44Ryan BlackSo D5-917095Stillwater, MN / Bonnyville (AJHL)
86Demico HannounFr F6-019595North Delta, BC / Penticton (BCHL)

Captain: Shane Sooth

Assistant Captains: Brock Maschmeyer, Dominik Shine

Head Coach: Walt Kyle (Northern Michigan '81)
Career Record (Entering 2016-2017): 252-241-64 (.510) (14 Seasons)
Record at Northern Michigan (Entering 2016-2017): 252-241-64 (.510) (14 Seasons)

Assistant Coach: John Kyle (Northern Michigan '82)
Assistant Coach: Rob Lehtinen (Northern Michigan '07)

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coachHead Coach: Grant Potulny
     • Alma Mater, Year: Minnesota, 2004
     • Record at School (Years): Entering First Season
     • Overall Record (Years): Same

Assistant Coaches
     • John Kyle, Northern Michigan, 1982
     • Rob Lehtinen, Northern Michigan, 2007

Support Staff
     • John Lehtinen, Michigan Tech (Volunteer Assistant Coach)
     • Jeff Cornock (Hockey Operations Manager)
     • Megan DeChambeau, College of Mount St. Joseph, 2011 (Athletic Trainer)

Hockey SID: Jen Dobias
Office Phone: 906-227-1917
Cell Phone: 856-261-5620
Email: jedobias@nmu.edu
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Ticket Office Phone: 906-227-1032
Address: 1401 Presque Isle Ave., Marquette, MI 49855

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