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During the holiday weekend and in front of a hostile crowd of more than 10,000 fans, the MSU hockey team proved successful in its effort to upset then-No. 5 University of North Dakota. In the series, the Spartans skated away with a win and a tie, disappointing the crowd at Ralph Engelstad Arena.
After adding 10 incoming freshmen to the MSU hockey team, head coach Tom Anastos announced at his weekly press conference the addition of four Spartans to next year's team.
On Thursday night the MSU ice hockey team hosted Ferris State University in game one of the home-and-home series. The Spartans were unable to capitalize on their home portion, as the Spartans fell 4-1 in the opener.
On a surprisingly warm November evening, the MSU hockey team hosted in-state rival Ferris State University in game one of the home-and-home series at Munn Ice Arena. There, the Bulldogs came out victorious in a hard-fought, physical match, 4-1, dropping the Spartans' record to 2-6 overall.
The MSU hockey team will face off against another in-state rival, Ferris State University, this weekend in a home-and-home series. It marks the third time this season the Spartans will face another team in Michigan, after matching up against Lake Superior State University and Michigan Tech University.
Following a series split against Michigan Technological University as the Spartans dig deeper into their schedule, more injuries have begun to pile up on MSU's roster.
During the week’s practice leading up to the MSU hockey team’s matchup against the Michigan Tech Huskies, the team was without one key defenseman — redshirt-freshman Jerad Rosburg.
After dropping its first four contests in a row to start the season, the MSU hockey team was looking for its third straight victory after the slow start. The Spartans were unsuccessful in their effort, as they dropped game two of the weekend series to the Michigan Tech Huskies, 5-1.
After a night of many firsts for the MSU hockey team, it was back at Munn Ice Arena to continue regular season play. In the first game of the series, the Spartans won in an overtime thriller over the visiting Michigan Tech Huskies, 3-2, in a hostly-contested affair.
When MSU hockey head coach Tom Anastos walked into his weekly press conference, he mentioned his team’s morale was high. After its first win against the Princeton University Tigers last Friday, it was a natural reaction.
MSU cracked its first win Friday night, as the Spartans pounded the Princeton Tigers 6-2 to improve to a 1-4 overall record this season.
MSU won their first game of the season against Princeton Friday night, as the Spartans took control early and never let it go as they won their first game of the season, 6-2.
Four games into the season, the MSU hockey team is still winless. The Spartans will aim to get its first victory when it hosts Princeton University this weekend.
The MSU hockey team (0-4) will welcome Princeton University (0-0) this weekend when the two teams face off at Munn Ice Arena. The Spartans will be looking for their first win of the season after they were swept the weekend before by then-No. 6 University of Denver.
When the final horn blew and the play clock struck zero, the MSU hockey team headed to its locker room again, heads down in a losing effort. Against No. 6 University of Denver, it was that exact story of when the Spartans dropped both games during the weekend series.
During a chilly October weekend just a week before Halloween, the MSU hockey team (0-4) hosted No. 6 University of Denver (4-2) as it looked for its first win of the season. While it played two competitive games, the team dropped both matches to the Pioneers, 2-1, 3-1.
When the puck dropped between MSU and Lake Superior State University, it signified the start of a new season, as the team kicked off its 76th campaign as a program. While the results weren’t pretty — they lost both games, 6-1, 7-3 — head coach Tom Anastos said he wanted to use the games as building blocks.
There’s a story that long-time MSU hockey assistant coach Tom Newton tells about Ron Mason. He remembers walking into Mason’s office hearing Mason yelling for assistant coach Kris Smith to check the lotto tickets he left on Smith’s desk.
MSU hockey announced Tuesday evening that visitation and funeral services for former MSU hockey coach and athletic director Ron Mason are open to public.
The game never left Ron Mason. It was with him in the beginning and it was there with him at the end.