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Michigan Tech Sports

Incoming Tech forward Kukkonen drafted by Ducks

HOUGHTON — Incoming Michigan Tech freshman Kyle Kukkonen was selected in the sixth round of the NHL draft by the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday. Selected with the 162nd pick, Kukkonen makes it the second incoming freshman in as many years for Michigan Tech. Last year, forward Carson Bantle, now ...

Nine Huskies named Krampade All-American Scholars

HOUGHTON — Tyrell Buckley, Arvid Caderoth, Eric Gotz, T.J. Polglaze, David Raisanen, Greyson Reitmeier, Tyler Rockwell, Marcus Russell, and Brett Thorne of the Michigan Tech hockey team were named Krampade All-American Scholars for the 2020-21 school year the American Hockey Coaches ...

Shelast named Tech assistant hockey coach

HOUGHTON — Tyler Shelast was named a Michigan Tech assistant hockey coach, the school announced Thursday. Shelast, previously an 8-year strength and conditioning coach for MTU, played four years at Tech from 2004-08. “I’m excited to announce the hiring of Tyler Shelast,” MTU head ...

MTU hires Young as track, cross country assistant

Robert Young was hired as an assistant for the Michigan Tech men’s and women’s track and field and cross country teams. The university announced the hiring Thursday. Young coached nine seasons at Rampart High School in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Young was also a science teacher there and ...

Legends: When MTU football did a reversal

HOUGHTON — As improbable stories go, the reversal of the 2004 Michigan Tech football team is one of the most remarkable in local sports history. On the verge of being eliminated as a program just two years earlier by the university’s board of control, the team bounced back in a big ...

Famed Mason Cup to be awarded to CCHA playoff champion

The Central Collegiate Hockey Association announced today that the league has secured the rights to the Mason Cup and that the prestigious trophy will now be awarded to the CCHA Playoffs postseason tournament champion annually. With the Mason Cup joining the historic MacNaughton Cup as part of ...