Michigan vs. North Dakota

  • Updated: April 6, 2011 - 10:07 PM

MICHIGAN VS. NORTH DAKOTA

Second semifinal, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, ESPN2

WOLVERINES

By the numbers: 28-10-4 overall, 20-7-1 CCHA (first). National ranking: No. 2 by USA Today. Power-play pct.: 18.2 (33-181). Penalty-kill pct.: 83.1 (157-189). Goals/game: 3.38. Goals against/game: 2.26.

Coach: Red Berenson, 27th year, 727-338-73

Key forwards: Senior linemates Carl Hagelin (18-30--48) and Louie Caporusso (11-19--30) led the Wolverines in scoring.

On defense: Freshman Jon Merrill (7-17--24) was a second team all-CCHA pick. Sophomore Lee Moffie (8-9--17) has four goals in the past five games.

In goal: Senior Shawn Hunwick has a 2.26 goals-against average and a .922 save percentage.

Frozen Four history: This is Michigan's 24th appearance, and the Wolverines have won nine titles, both Division I records. The most recent titles were in 1996 and '98; the other seven came from 1948 to '64.

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By the numbers: 32-8-3, 21-6-1 WCHA (first). National ranking: No. 1. Power-play pct.: 23.3 (52-223). Penalty-kill pct.: 86.0 (172-200). Goals/game: 4.14. Goals against/game: 2.14.

Coach: Dave Hakstol, seventh year, 187-92-27

Key forwards: Matt Frattin (36-24--60) is the nation's top goal-scorer. Four others -- Corban Knight, Jason Gregoire, Evan Trupp and Brad Malone -- have between 40 and 44 points on the second-highest scoring Division I team.

On defense: Fifth-year senior Chay Genoway (6-31--37) is averaging a little more than a point per game. Junior Ben Blood's plus-33 rating is the nation's best.

In goal: Sophomore Aaron Dell earned first-team all-WCHA honors; he has a 1.82 GAA and a .924 save percentage.

Frozen Four history: The Sioux are making their 19th trip -- the fifth under Hakstol -- and have won seven NCAA titles, the most recent in 2000.

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