Incoming Michigan State goalie Trey Augustine and defenseman Maxim Štrbák were selected at No. 41 and No. 45 in the 2023 NHL Entry Draft Thursday morning. Augustine was picked by the Detroit Red Wings, and Štrbák was chosen by the Buffalo Sabres.
Van Andel Arena, Michigan State Hockey and Michigan Tech Hockey announced a four-year deal to keep the Great Lakes Invitational Tournament in Grand Rapids through 2026.
Michigan State hockey had its best season in over a decade during 2022-23, due in part to its first-year coaching and support staff, some of whom are alumni of the program.
Michigan State hockey brought Brad and Lindsay Fast together 20 years ago. The couple has since returned to MSU to work for the team at Munn Ice Arena, just down the hall from each other.
Gavin O'Connell planned to play at Minnesota-Duluth, but a change of heart and a connection to Adam Nightingale has landed him at Michigan State.
Isaac Howard played under MSU Head Coach Adam Nightingale at the U.S. National Team Development Program before his freshman year at Minnesota-Duluth.
Junior forward A.J. Hodges is the sixth Spartan to enter the transfer portal. In 66 career games, Hodges recorded zero goals and five assists.
Savage was selected by the Detroit Red Wings in the fourth round of the 2021 NHL draft, before spending the last two seasons with Miami (OH), where he notched 13 goals and 17 assists across 67 games.
Michigan State landed UMass forward Reed Lebster from the transfer portal Tuesday. The Grand Rapids native played four seasons with the Minutemen and won a national championship in 2021.
After finishing last in the Big Ten a year ago, Michigan State hockey finished just two spots out from an at-large berth in the 16-team NCAA tournament field.
Müller led the team in points (34) and assists (25) as one of the multiple Spartans to post career-high numbers in head coach Adam Nightingale's first season.