Houghton, Michigan – Michigan Tech co-captain Brett Thorne was named the CCHA Defenseman of the Month for November, which the league announced Wednesday (November 30).
Thorn contributed Michigan Tech to a 5-1-2 month run, posting league-best assists (6) and plus/minus (+6) in six games, and sixth in points per game (1.00). , ranked seventh in blocked shots (11). ). The vice-captain assisted the defensive unit with just one shutout, allowing him 2.33 goals per game. His month was marked by he recording a CCHA-best four assists in a game that the Huskies won 4–3 in St. He’s Thomas on November 18. 8th in penalty killing percentage (.867).
Ranked 18th, the Huskies are 9-3-3 overall, topping the CCHA standings with a 5-2-3 mark. Tech will play the Home and Away Series this weekend with Northern Michigan. The Wildcats take place Friday at 7:07 p.m. at the Bury Event Center, and the series concludes at He MacInnes Student Ice Arena on Saturday at 6:07 p.m.
The annual Teddy Bear Toss is a Saturday sponsored by University Images. The first 200 fans will receive a stuffed animal from University Images to toss onto the ice during the first intermission. Fans are encouraged to bring new stuffed animals into the game to donate. All stuffed animals received will be donated to the Toys For Tots program.
Fans are also encouraged to bring non-perishable foods in the red bins just inside the entrance to the McInnes Student Ice Arena at the Salvation Army Can Live.
Fans can choose to tag from any of Mac’s three Angel Trees. Then buy the age/gender toy listed on the tag and drop the unwrapped present at The Salvation Army or one of their drop off locations.
Limited seating is available for general admission tickets for Saturday’s game at the SDC Central Ticket Office.