bacon blog: Improbably, Shawn Hunwick comes up huge for Michigan hockey team
If Hollywood ever gets around to making hockey's version of Rudy, directors might find their script at the University of Michigan.
There's been no better story this season than that of U-M goalie Shawn Hunwick.
At 5-foot-6, he's toiled on the bench as a practice goalie for three seasons. In his first-ever start, he got pummeled.
John U. Bacon has the story of what came next, of Hunwick's logic-defying ascension and how it impacted the Michigan hockey team.