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Highlight Reel: Ice Hockey Finals

Highlight Reel: Ice Hockey Finals
Saturday, March 14, 2015
This MHSAA hockey season came to a close Saturday with all three championships won by teams from the Michigan Interscholastic Hockey League.  Click below for highlights from all three Finals, with one for each of the six teams that took the ice at Compuware Arena...
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DCC Repeats as 'Family' Meets in D1 Final

DCC Repeats as 'Family' Meets in D1 Final
Saturday, March 14, 2015
There was a championship to be won. That was the focus. That's how Ryan Fischer would have wanted it. So, it's understandable that following player introductions before the MHSAA Division 1 Hockey Final on Saturday night at Compuware Arena, many on the Grandville team...
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Cranbrook Kingswood Caps Comeback

Cranbrook Kingswood Caps Comeback
Saturday, March 14, 2015
No one is immune from the disappointments of playoff hockey, not even those who play for a perennial powerhouse like Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood. The common theme for the 2013 and 2015 Cranbrook Kingswood teams is how they responded to adversity, bouncing back...
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Manning Up for Brother Rice Title Run

Manning Up for Brother Rice Title Run
Saturday, March 14, 2015
For Matt Manning, there were no hard feelings. From his standpoint, it was a clean hockey play, even though a penalty was called on his opponent. He just happened to be on the wrong end of a devastating hit that nearly deprived him of his senior season at Birmingham Br...
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Highlight Reel: D1 Hockey Semifinals

Highlight Reel: D1 Hockey Semifinals
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Detroit Catholic Central and Grandville will meet Saturday to the decide this season's MHSAA Division 1 hockey champion. Click below for highlights from the NFHS Network for all four teams that played in Friday's Semifinals at Compuware Arena. 
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Highlight Reel: D2 Hockey Semifinals

Highlight Reel: D2 Hockey Semifinals
Friday, March 13, 2015
Livonia Stevenson and Birmingham Brother Rice will meet Saturday to the decide this season's MHSAA Division 2 hockey champion. Below are highlights from the NFHS Network for all four teams that played in Thursday's Semifinals at Compuware Arena. 
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Preview: Ice Powers Rise Again

Preview: Ice Powers Rise Again
Thursday, March 12, 2015
There’s a perception that hockey is one of those sports in Michigan highlighted by the same powerful programs each season. Often that may be true. But not this winter.
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Fischer Never Far From Brother, Bulldogs

Fischer Never Far From Brother, Bulldogs
Friday, February 6, 2015
Connor Fischer couldn’t imagine a better design. He immediately knew his brother Ryan would have loved the jerseys Grandville’s hockey team will wear Saturday against top-ranked Detroit Catholic Central. The Grandville “G” on the front is patter...
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NFHS Network Touts Hockey Powers

NFHS Network Touts Hockey Powers
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
This Friday, two talented Michigan Interscholastic Hockey League (MIHL) teams will take to the ice in what promises to be a highly competitive contest that will be broadcast live on the NFHS Network and is being featured this week on the NFHS website.  Bloomfield ...
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This Time, It's DCC in Division 1

This Time, It's DCC in Division 1
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Detroit Catholic Central had one way in mind it hoped to finish this season’s MHSAA Hockey Finals at Compuware Arena.  And the Shamrocks had one opponent in mind to end against.
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Farmington Finishes Fantastic Run as #1

Farmington Finishes Fantastic Run as #1
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Goaltender John Lethemon was right on all week for the Farmington hockey team. In net, he was nearly unbeatable. And after the Falcons finished an unpredictable run Saturday with a 2-1 win over Sault Ste. Marie and their first MHSAA title, he said what everyone else w...
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Seniors Earn Spot in Trenton Title History

Seniors Earn Spot in Trenton Title History
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Trenton senior Andrew Sawyer remembers attending every Trojans home hockey game growing up. He said his parents didn’t miss one for 15 years. And he and the rest of Trenton’s seniors had contributed their share of memorable moments to one of the most storie...
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Finals Preview: Power Teams, Power Play

Finals Preview: Power Teams, Power Play
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
This weekend's MHSAA Ice Hockey Finals at Plymouth's Compuware Arena feature a two-time reigning champion in Division 1 and the winningest hockey coach in MHSAA history.  And fans also could see some lesser-known but similarly incredible stories continue to unfold...
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'Miracle' Comeback, Memorable Finish

'Miracle' Comeback, Memorable Finish
Thursday, February 27, 2014
At some point, Jay Jones is sure, he and his friends from Traverse City West will reminisce about playing in the second-longest hockey game in MHSAA history.   Erik Anton always will remember sending the shot into the top corner of the net that ended the seven-ove...
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Trenton's Turner Takes Turn at No. 1

Trenton's Turner Takes Turn at No. 1
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Trenton's Mike Turner became the winningest hockey coach in MHSAA history Tuesday with his team's 6-0 victory over Wyandotte in a Division 2 Pre-Regional game.  The win pushed Turner's career record to 624-122-41 and past East Kentwood's Ron Baum (623-219-30 from ...
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Unbeatable D Nets Brighton D1 Repeat

Unbeatable D Nets Brighton D1 Repeat
Sunday, March 10, 2013
James Milletics had the toughest seat in the house last season during Brighton's march to the MHSAA Division 1 hockey title. After being the Bulldogs' starting goaltender as a freshman most of the winter, Milletics sat the bench while senior Christian Michalik backstopp...
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Cranes Land 16th MHSAA Finals Win

Cranes Land 16th MHSAA Finals Win
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Sometimes it seems like a given that a hockey player at Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood will win at least one MHSAA championship during his career. But it's not always as easy as it may look to outsiders.
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'Team 43' Delivers 1st Livonia Title

'Team 43' Delivers 1st Livonia Title
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Livonia is one of the great hockey communities in Michigan, but had never been home to an MHSAA Finals champion. Until now. Livonia Stevenson brought a championship to the birthplace of former NHL star Mike Modano, beating Hartland 5-4 in the Division 2 title ga...
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Finals Preview: The Puck Starts Here

Finals Preview: The Puck Starts Here
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Two things are sure to occur at this weekend's MHSAA Ice Hockey Finals.  At least one Division 2 finalist will play in a title game for the first time. And no matter which wins Saturday, that team will take leave Plymouth's Compuware Arena with its first MHSAA Fin...
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Garofalo: On-Ice Teacher and Recruiter

Garofalo: On-Ice Teacher and Recruiter
Friday, December 28, 2012
A 25-year registered MHSAA official who at one time juggled rules books for eight different hockey leagues and has worked four World Championships in addition to the Olympics, Jim Garofalo now works only high school hockey.
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