LSSU Hockey Centennial Celebration: Lakers Host Michigan Tech in two-game series

The Lake Superior State (LSSU) Hockey program is set to host the Michigan Tech Huskies for the only two-game series between the two programs of the regular season. The Lakers will also be honoring the centennial of their arena’s namesake, Clarence “Taffy” Abel, becoming the first Native American to compete at the Winter Olympics in 1924 during the second intermission of Friday’s contest. The Huskies lead the all-time series between the two programs 55-29-9. The Lakers will be looking to bounce back after a one-point weekend from a home-and-home series against Ferris State while the Huskies came away with four points against Bemidji State this past weekend.

By the Numbers

  • The Huskies lead the all-time series between the two programs 55-29-9
  • Laker goaltender Ethan Langenegger’s 639 saves are the top mark in the CCHA so far this season (seventh nationally).

State of Play

  • LSSU and Michigan Tech enter the weekend ranked fourth and fifth, respectively, in the CCHA standings, with a mere two points separating them.
  • Both teams have not performed as well on the road.

What’s Next

The two games this weekend mark the only regular season meetings between the two programs this season.

Bottom Line

The LSSU Hockey program is gearing up to host the Michigan Tech Huskies for a pivotal two-game series, with both teams vying for vital points in the CCHA standings and aiming to make an impact in the only regular-season meetings between the two programs.


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