October 14, 2012
Three questions: Who should start in goal for Michigan?
The third-ranked Michigan hockey team split its opening weekend of action with visiting RIT, winning 7-2 Friday night after blowing a 4-2 lead in a 5-4 overtime loss Thursday. We talk goalies, power play and offensive production in this week's three questions.
Who should be starting at goalie for the Wolverines?
Freshman Jared Rutledge was recruited to be the No. 1 netminder but if he hasn't already lost the job after one start, he's close. Rutledge allowed five goals on 26 shots in Thursday's loss, four designated "soft" by the majority of the media in the press box. Michigan should have scored more than four goals that night, but like a closer given a two-run lead in the ninth inning, U-M provided its goaltender enough offense to win the game.
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