The Simon Fraser University Red Leafs are set to take on the University of Michigan Wolverines; here’s everything you need to know, including how to watch Saturday’s game at home.
The University of Michigan Wolverines are considered one of the top NCAA ice hockey programs in North America, with 9 national championships and 40 NCAA national tournament appearances.
Alumni include current Vancouver Canucks captain Quinn Hughes, Jack Hughes (New Jersey Devils), Matty Beniers (Seattle Kraken), Owen Power (Buffalo Sabres), Kent Johnson, and Adam Fantilli (Columbus Blue Jackets).
QUICK FACTS | MICHIGAN
- The Wolverines play in the Big10 Conference, alongside programs such as Minnesota and Ohio State.
- Their last NCAA Frozen Four appearance was last year, where they were knocked out by the eventual champion Quinnipiac Bobcats in the semi-finals.
- The last time the Wolverines won the NCAA tournament was 1998, with a roster including Bill Muckalt (Vancouver Canucks, New York Islanders) and Marty Turco (Dallas Stars).
HOW TO WATCH
Saturday’s game will be broadcast on BIG10+; the Big10 conference’s online streaming service.
While single game passes are not available, fans can access the game with a Michigan monthly school pass for just $10; here’s how to do it:
- Visit https://www.bigtenplus.com/
- In the top right corner, click the “Subscribe” button
- Select “Choose School Pass”
- Choose “Michigan” as your school
- Select “Michigan Monthly School Pass”
- Input your details to subscribe. NOTE: the monthly subscription renews automatically, so be sure to cancel after you’re done with your subscription.
- On gameday, navigate to the “Event Calendar” tab
- Once you’re there, click on the Simon Fraser vs. Michigan game, and you’ll be taken directly to the livestream.