After an eventful night around campus for Michigan State, but inside Munn Ice Arena, the MSU hockey team took a 4-2 win as they upset the No. 1 team in the world of college hockey. The Spartans handed the Wisconsin Badgers their first Big Ten loss of the season.
After a hard fought first night at Munn Ice Arena where the Spartans and the Badgers faced off for a top 15 matchup, the Spartans were able to upset the Wisconsin Badgers with a final score of 4-2.
But the upcoming weekend sparks yet another big game where the No. 11 Spartans take on the current number one team in the country, the Wisconsin Badgers.
MSU ice hockey kept their stable No. 11 ranking for the second consecutive week in both the USCHO polls and the USA Hockey polls. However, the Spartans did not land a Big Ten Star of the week.
After a split weekend against Penn State, the Michigan State hockey team pulled out a win for night two with a score of 5-3. Along with the win, night two showcased an outstanding two-goal performance from freshman forward Gavin O'Connell making him the leading goal scorer for the team.
The Michigan State hockey team came into Munn Ice Arena for a 4 p.m. puck drop looking for revenge over the shootout loss the team was dealt against Penn State Friday night in game one. The Spartans were able to pull off a win on night two for a series split with a score of 5-3.
After a hard fought battle from puck drop to the very end, the Spartans ended in a tie and shootout loss against Penn State for their first home Big Ten matchup of the season.
After its first Big Ten road sweep since 2016, the Michigan State hockey team is ready to travel home for its first Big Ten home series against Penn State.
MSU Hockey moves up to No. 11 in national polls and Gavin O'Connell earns Big Ten First Star of the Week.
The Spartans head down to Columbus for an exciting two day series matchup in conference against the Buckeyes on Friday Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. and Saturday Oct. 4 at 5 p.m.. Both games will be streamed on Big Ten Plus.
After Michigan State’s 5-1 start to the season, the Spartans were swept by No. 3 Boston College over the weekend. It was a harshly fought series, ending in a score of 6-4 Thursday and a score of 5-1 Friday.
With another weekend in the books, the Michigan State hockey team is on the road again, where they look for their first big challenge of the season against No. 3 Boston College.
While the Spartans made a valiant effort all around this weekend, winning the first game 6-3 and the second 4-3, one thing that stuck out the most for the squad was the efficiency of the penalty kill unit during the highly penalized series. There was a total of 56 Spartan penalty minutes between the two games, but MSU only allowed two goals on seventeen penalties and even garnered two short-handed goals.
The Michigan State hockey team rounded out another weekend series with an electric crowd at Munn. The team secured their second sweep of the season after defeating the Canisius Golden Griffins on Friday night with a score of 4-3.