2021-22 MHSHCA All-State Hockey Teams Released; MSHS Has Seven Honored

2021-22 MHSHCA All-State Hockey Teams Released; MSHS Has Seven Honored

On Monday evening, the Michigan High School Hockey Coaches Association (MHSHCA) released the All-State hockey teams for the 2021-22 season.

Following a campaign that saw the team earn a share of the Great Lakes Hockey Conference title and spot in the semifinals of the MHSAA Division 2 Hockey Tournament, MSHS was well represented with seven total honorees.

Junior forward Jacob Garrow and senior defenseman Brayden Grange were named to the All-State First Team.

Recognize on the All-State Second Team from MSHS were sophomore goaltender Wylen Cambensy, senior forward Drew Dellies and junior defenseman Joe DeMattia.

Freshman forward Kody Moyer was named to both the All-State Second Team as well as the All-State Freshman Team.

Lastly, Head Coach Doug Garrow was named as the state’s Coach of the Year for Division 2.

Below are links to the full listing of the MHSHCA’s 2021-22 All-State teams:

Varsity Hockey Punches Ticket To Plymouth With 7-1 Quarterfinal Win Over Traverse City Central

Varsity Hockey Punches Ticket To Plymouth With 7-1 Quarterfinal Win Over Traverse City Central

Varsity Hockey (22-5-1; 9-1 Great Lakes Hockey Conference)

Marquette 7, Traverse City Central 1 (MHSAA Quarterfinal)

Game Recap:

Next Up:

  • With today’s win, MSHS advances to next Thursday’s (3/10/22) semifinal contest in the MHSAA Division 2 Hockey Tournament and play the winner of today’s quarterfinal contest between Byron Center and Hartland.  That game will be played at the USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth with a 5:00 p.m. start time.
  • Radio coverage of the game will be provided by Fox Sports Marquette (105.1, 103.3, 99.9 FM).
  • A live stream of the game will also be available from the NFHS Network.
Varsity Hockey Powers Past Escanaba To Win MHSAA Regional Final, 6-2

Varsity Hockey Powers Past Escanaba To Win MHSAA Regional Final, 6-2

Varsity Hockey (21-5-1; 9-1 Great Lakes Hockey Conference)

Marquette 6, Escanaba 2 (MHSAA Regional Final)

Game Recap:

Next Up:

  • With this evening’s win, MSHS advances to Saturday’s (3/5/22) quarterfinal contest in the MHSAA Division 2 Hockey Tournament where they will take on Traverse City Central.  That game will be played at the Ostego County Sportsplex with a 1:00 p.m. start time.
  • Radio coverage of the game will be provided by Fox Sports Marquette (105.1, 103.3, 99.9 FM).
Varsity Hockey Defeats Negaunee In MHSAA Regional Semifinal, 4-0

Varsity Hockey Defeats Negaunee In MHSAA Regional Semifinal, 4-0

Varsity Hockey (20-5-1; 9-1 Great Lakes Hockey Conference)

Marquette 4, Negaunee 0

Game Recap:

Next Up:

  • With this evening’s win, MSHS advances to the MHSAA Regional Final, where they will take on the winner of tonight’s other Regional Semifinal match-up featuring Kingsford and Escanaba.  That game will be played at the opponent’s home ice rink on Tuesday, March 1st.
  • Radio coverage of the game will be provided by Fox Sports Marquette (105.1, 103.3, 99.9 FM).
2021-22 Great Lakes Hockey Conference Awards Announced

2021-22 Great Lakes Hockey Conference Awards Announced

At Tuesday’s annual Great Lake Hockey Conference (GLHC) meeting, coaches from member schools (Marquette, Calumet, Escanaba, Hancock, Houghton, Jeffers, Kingsford and Negaunee) voted on All-GLHC awards for the 2021-22 season.

After nominations were made and ballots were cast, six MSHS hockey student-athletes and one coach received all-conference honors.  Freshman forward Kody Moyer was selected  as the GLHC’s “Rookie of the Year” with MSHS Head Coach Doug Garrow earning “Coach of the Year”.  Senior defenseman Brayden Grange was named to the All-GLHC First Team with senior forward Drew Dellies, junior defenseman Joe DeMattia and junior forward Jacob Garrow being named to the All-GLHC Second Team.  Senior defenseman Dylan King received All-GLHC Honorable Mention accolades.

Below is the full list of GLHC All-Conference Teams from the 2021-22 season:

  • Player of the Year:  Aksel Loukus (Calumet – Goaltender – Junior)
  • Rookie of the Year:  Kody Moyer (Marquette – Forward – Freshman)
  • Coach of the Year:  Doug Garrow (Marquette – 9th Year)
  • All-GLHC First Team:
    • Jackson Rilei – Calumet – Forward – Senior
    • Camden Markham – Houghton – Forward – Junior
    • Paul Sturos – Calumet – Forward – Senior
    • Chad Nordstrom – Hancock – Defense – Senior
    • Brayden Grange – Marquette – Defense – Senior
    • Dylan Ziemke – Escanaba – Goaltender – Senior
  • All-GLHC Second Team:
    • Drew Dellies – Marquette – Forward – Senior
    • Todd Anderson – Hancock – Forward – Senior
    • Jacob Garrow – Marquette – Forward – Junior
    • Tom Erkkila – Calumet – Defense – Senior
    • Joe DeMattia – Marquette – Defense – Sophomore
    • Isaiah Anderson – Kingsford – Goaltender – Sophomore
  • All-GLHC Honorable Mention Team:
    • Nolan Sturos – Calumet – Forward – Senior
    • Sawyer LaMarch – Escanaba – Forward – Junior
    • Calvin Heinonen – Hancock – Forward – Junior
    • Gaborik Carlson – Houghton – Forward – Junior
    • Brent Heinonen – Jeffers – Defense – Junior
    • David Juul – Kingsford – Defense – Senior
    • Dylan King – Marquette – Defense – Senior
    • Simon Lystila – Negaunee – Defense – Senior
Varsity Hockey Earns Great Lakes Hockey Conference Championship After 9-1 Win Over Houghton

Varsity Hockey Earns Great Lakes Hockey Conference Championship After 9-1 Win Over Houghton

Varsity Hockey (19-5-1; 9-1 Great Lakes Hockey Conference)

Marquette 9, Houghton 1

Game Recap:

Subvarsity Score:

  • JVMarquette 5, Houghton 1 

Next Up:

  • Tonight’s game marks the final regular season contest for 2021-22.  The Varsity Hockey Team will begin their postseason run when they travel to Negaunee for a Regional Semifinal contest in the 2022 MHSAA Division 2 Hockey Tournament beginning at 6:00 p.m.
  • Radio coverage of the game will be provided by Fox Sports Marquette (105.1, 103.3, 99.9 FM).
Varsity Hockey Defeats Hancock, 4-1

Varsity Hockey Defeats Hancock, 4-1

Varsity Hockey (18-5-1; 8-1 Great Lakes Hockey Conference)

Marquette 4, Hancock 1

Game Recap:

Subvarsity Score:

  • JV:  Marquette 2, Hancock 0 

Next Up:

  • The JV and Varsity hockey teams will be back at home on Thursday, 2/17/22, when they host Houghton for games starting at 4:00 and 6:30 p.m.
  • Radio coverage of the game will be provided by Fox Sports Marquette (105.1, 103.3, 99.9 FM).
Varsity Hockey Gets 3-1 Win Over Calumet On Senior Night

Varsity Hockey Gets 3-1 Win Over Calumet On Senior Night

Varsity Hockey (17-5-1; 7-1 Great Lakes Hockey Conference)

Marquette 3, Calumet 1

Game Recap:

Subvarsity Score:

  • JV:  Marquette 5, Calumet 2 

Senior Night:

Prior to the game, seven members of the Class of 2022 were honored as they were introduced to the crowd and accompanied on the ice by their parents/guardians.  Congratulations to these hockey student-athletes and the success that they have achieved and contributions made while playing for MSHS!

  • #7 – Drew Dellies – Forward
  • #10 – Cole Ranta – Forward
  • #11 – Dylan King – Defense
  • #13 – Jack Sides – Forward
  • #14 – Owen Riipi – Forward
  • #27 – Brayden Grange – Defense
  • Michael Poggi – Student Manager

Next Up:

  • The JV and Varsity hockey teams will be on the road next Tuesday, 2/15/22, when they travel to Hancock for games starting at 5:15 and 7:15 p.m.
  • Radio coverage of the game will be provided by Fox Sports Marquette (105.1, 103.3, 99.9 FM).
Tiberg-Yoki Heritage Cup To Be Introduced At 2/8/22 Varsity Hockey Game

Tiberg-Yoki Heritage Cup To Be Introduced At 2/8/22 Varsity Hockey Game

Tuesday’s Varsity Hockey game between Marquette and Calumet (2/8/22; 6:30 p.m.; Lakeview Arena) will be special for several reasons.

  • It will be a match-up of top ten ranked teams in their respective divisions, MSHS ranked #3 in Division 2 and Calumet ranked #7 in Division 3.
  • The game will serve as “Senior Night” and six Redmen will be honored for their contributions to the program prior to puck drop.
  • Lastly, the contest will also include the inaugural awarding of the Tiberg-Yoki Heritage Cup, a new recognition for the winner of the Marquette-Calumet series each season.

The idea of the Heritage Cup was initiated by brothers Jon and Brian Nebel of Marquette as a way to honor and celebrate their family’s ancestral connection to Calumet.  Knowing the contributions that Jon, Brian and their family lineage have made to the hockey communities in both towns, support for the creation of the Heritage Cup was quickly gained among the Athletic Directors and hockey coaching staffs at both schools.

The Heritage Cup is to specifically honor the families of the Nebel Brothers’ maternal grandparents, the Tiberg family, and the Yoki family.  Both families immigrated to Calumet in the late 1800’s from Norway.  The most well known member of the family comes from the Yoki branch of their family tree.  Johnny Sherf was a member of the Yoki family.  His mother, Laura Yoki Sherf ,and Jon and Brian’s grandmother Esther Yoki Tiberg, were sisters.  Many in Calumet already know of Johnny Sherf, he provided the Johnny Sherf Trophy, which goes to winner of the annual series (Copper Island Classic) between Calumet and Hancock High School.  Johnny attended and played hockey for the University of Michigan from 1932-36.  He was team captain and once led the Western Conference (precursor to the WCHA) in scoring.  Johnny was signed by the Detroit Red Wings in 1936 and played in the organization until 1944, where he became the first American born citizen to have his name engraved on the Stanley Cup, winning it twice in his career.  He was inducted into the University of Michigan Sports Hall of Fame in 1981, and the Calumet High School Hall of Fame in 2013.

The Copper Kings won the first match-up of the season between the schools, a 2-0 decision from the game played in Calumet on 12/7/21.  Should the teams split the season series, goal differential in the two contests will serve as the first tiebreaker with a three-player shootout serving as a second tiebreaker, if necessary.

A 4:00 p.m. Junior Varsity game will precede the Varsity contest on 2/8/22.