With the final rivalry weekend of the season underway for the Michigan State hockey team, the Spartans finished night one of a two-game series with an absolutely dominant 5-1 win over the Michigan Wolverines. One goal came in the second period and four more — two of them being empty net goals — came in the third period.
As the crowds amped up and the players fled onto the ice, puck drop was soon approaching as the Michigan State Spartans and the Michigan Wolverines were back for the final meeting of the season at Yost Ice Arena to hunt for a big win. The Spartans took a dominating victory over their rivals with a final score of 5-1.
After just a few weeks since the last series between the Michigan State Spartans and the Michigan Wolverines on the ice at Munn Ice Arena and Yost Ice Arena, the in-state rivalry is set for round two as the Spartans travel back to Ann Arbor as well as head to Little Caesars Arena in Detroit for the annual Duel in the D.
After a hard loss during night one of the Michigan State-Notre Dame series on the road, where the Spartan hockey team took a tough 4-1 defeat, the team bounced back for night two and took a dominating 4-0 win.
After a split weekend against the Minnesota Golden Gophers -- with a comeback 3-2 win on night one and a tough night two loss of 5-1 -- the Spartans are ready to hit the road and play for a great series of hockey and learning how to improve from the previous games. Currently, Michigan State is 17-6-3 overall, including an 11-3-2 record in the Big Ten and are 6-4-1 away.
Coming off of a thrilling 3-2 comeback win against the Minnesota Golden Gophers last night, the Spartans welcome their Big Ten opponents back to Munn for night two to finish what they started and sweep the team, but with the rally in the third period from night one, the Spartans were never able to come back from their deficit and eventually took a 5-1 loss.
After being down 2-0, Daniel Russell picked up the third and final goal for the Spartans with just four seconds remaining in regulation, fully completing the comeback win for the Spartans over the Minnesota Golden Gophers.
Michigan State University's men's hockey beat the Minnesota Golden Gophers 3-2 after scoring three goals in the third period, including its final goal with four seconds left in regulation.
Coming off of a split weekend against the University of Michigan with a loss at home and a road win, the Spartans are headed back to Munn Ice Arena after a weekend of ups and downs to host the Minnesota Golden Gophers and work towards a sweep, in hopes to maintain a first place spot in the Big Ten.
Coming off of a split weekend against rival University of Michigan -- losing 7-1 at home and winning 7-5 away -- the Michigan State Spartans have been moved around in the USA Hockey Polls as well as in the USCHO rankings.
Coming off of a devastating loss at Munn Ice Arena with a final score of 7-1 to Michigan Wolverine rivals, the Spartans rallied back at Yost to a 7-5 win to split the weekend.
Following a devastating 7-1 loss for the Michigan State Spartans hockey team at Munn against the Michigan Wolverine last night, the Spartans were ready to get back into their style of play away at Yost Ice Arena. The team was able to make a comeback from a 1-4 deficit halfway through the second period and take home a dominating 7-5 win.
Against the Michigan Wolverines, the Spartans took a tough loss with a final score of 7-1, their first regulation loss since Oct. 28 when the team was swept by Boston College.
As the highly ranked Michigan State Spartans were ready to play, they ended up taking a heartbreaking loss to the Wolverines with a score of 7-1.