FERRIS STATE BULLDOGS
Head coach: Bob Daniels (17th season)
Home arena: Ewigleben Ice Arena (2,493)
Last season: 18-16-5 overall, 12-16-4 CCHA (4th) lost in CCHA quarterfinals to Notre Dame
Back for more: Goalies Pat Nagle and Jordan Barber, forwards Casey Haines, Mike Fillinger, Cody Chupp (captain), Brendan Connolly, Justin Menke, Aaron Lewicki, Todd Pococke, Corey Couturier, J.T. Dahlinger, Nate Hennig, Blair Riley (assistant captain), Mike Embach and Justin Lewandwoski and defensemen Evan Case, Scott Wietecha, Matt Case and Zach Redmond (assistant captain).
So long, farewell: Goalies Mitch O’ Keefe and Derek MacIntyre, forwards Matt Frank and Adam Miller and defensemen Alex Spezia, Chris Zarb (signed with Philadelphia after junior year), Jim Jorgensen and Adam Welch
Welcome to campus: Goalie Taylor Nelson, forwards Jordie Johnston and Derek Graham and defensemen Chad Billins, Aaron Schmit, Michael Trebish and Tommy Hill
NHL draft picks: 1 – Redmond (Atlanta Thrashers seventh round, 184th overall in 2008)
Notable Quotable: 'We're happy to be selected among the upper half of the teams. However, our goals are much higher. Our goal this season is an overall top-four finish in the league and receive an NCAA Tournament bid.” – Head coach Bob Daniels, on his team ending up sixth in both the CCHA coaches and media preseason polls.