Ice Hockey theonlycolors.com —  This past weekend the Spartan hockey team traveled to Columbus, Ohio opening the B1G season against the Ohio State Buckeyes. The Spartans put together possibly their best full effort on Thursday night, defeating the Buckeyes 3-1 to be the B1G leader for one night. However, a poor second period Friday led to a 3-0 defeat to the Buckeyes, bringing the Spartans record to 4-7 on the season.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Ohio State broke a scoreless game with two second-period goals and went on to defeat the Michigan State hockey team, 3-0, on Friday night at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. After the series split, MSU is now 4-7 overall and 1-1 in the Big Ten.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Goaltender Jake Hildebrand's 34-save performance helped the Michigan State hockey team defeat Ohio State, 3-1, in the Big Ten opener on Thursday night at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio.



Hildebrand’s 34-save outing lifts Michigan State past Ohio State USCHO
Heading into tonight’s contest against Ohio State, Michigan State was 3-0 when scoring the first goal of the game and 0-6 when giving up the first goal. The trend continues as the Spartans took a 3-1 win Thursday night in each team’s Big Ten opener.
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Ice Hockey theonlycolors.com —  This week marks the beginning of the conference season in the B1G for hockey and the Spartans are hitting the road to face-off against the team that ended their season last March. The Buckeyes defeated the Spartans 2-1 in overtime in the B1G Tournament last March, as the Spartans went 0-2-3 against the Buckeyes last season.
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Ice Hockey statenews.com —  While MSU hockey (3-6 overall ) certainly had its highlights throughout the 2013-14 season, there weren’t many that came against Ohio State.mr The Spartans went 0-2-3 against the Buckeyes last season, including a 2-1 loss in the Big Ten Tournament Semifinals. With two games against OSU (3-6-1 overall) set for this weekend, MSU will be looking to get even with the Buckeyes and get ahead in the Big Ten standings.
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Ice Hockey impact89fm.org —  The early-signing period for the NLI has come and gone, and Michigan State hockey has done quite well. The Spartans recently announced five NLI signees that will join the team as freshmen next season. Unlike last year’s class that was primarily defensive-minded (highlighted by D-man Josh Jacobs and goaltender Ed Minney) next year’s class will likely add some much-needed scoring depth and potential to the roster.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  The Spartans travel to Columbus to open Big Ten play against Ohio State ... The Spartans went 0-2-3 against the Buckeyes last season. MSU is coming off a 3-2 loss to eighth-ranked Boston College in its only game last weekend, while Ohio State split a home-and-home series with Bowling Green.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Michigan State junior center Mike Ferrantino has played seven games against Ohio State during his two seasons as a Spartan. All of them have been close. But he's never skated off the ice after one of those games with a winning feeling. Well, there was one shootout victory, but no regulation wins.
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Ice Hockey impact89fm.org —  This week on Behind the Mask, hosts Jason Ruff and Brian Bobal recap Michigan State men’s ice hockey’s close loss to No. 8 Boston College and what they take away following MSU’s fifth one-goal loss this season. In addition, our hosts look at the MSU women’s upcoming series against Davenport, take a look at Tom Anastos’ latest recruiting class, and preview Michigan State’s Big Ten opener against Ohio State.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Michigan State hockey head coach Tom Anastos announced Tuesday (Nov. 18) the signing of five student-athletes to National Letters of Intent. Mason Appleton (Green Bay, Wis./Tri-City Storm), Cody Milan (White Lake, Mich./ Tri-City Storm), Zach Osburn (Plymouth, Mich./Chicago Steel), Jerad Rosburg (Clarksville, Md./ Sioux City Musketeers) and Brennan Sanford (East Lansing, Mich./ Des Moines Buccaneers) will be joining the Spartan hockey program.
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Ice Hockey spartansportsnetwork.com —  Scott, Rob, And Coach Recap The Boston College Game. Also, They Preview The Ohio State Series. Guest Include Sophmore Forward Makenzie MacEachern, And msuspartans.com Writer Neil Koepke.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  The eighth-ranked Boston College Eagles scored a pair of first-period goals and never trailed as they went on to top the Michigan State hockey team, 3-2, on Friday night at Munn Ice Arena.

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Michigan State Hockey falls 2-3 to Boston College isportsweb
The first period started off hot for the Boston Eagles as Zach Sanford scores a goal just 39 seconds in. The referees put the play under review but ended up granting the Eagles the goal. As the period progresses, Boston continues to contain possession of the puck and the Spartans struggle to fight back.

#8 Boston College 3 - Michigan State 2 The Only Colors
The tenets of a Tom Anastos team are still there. Giving up the body to block shots, finishing the third period strong and keeping games close. Unfortunately on nights when Jake Hildebrand isn't awesome, the offense isn't able to cover up those mistakes. Especially when playing a goaltender like Thatcher Demko from Boston College, who may be the best goaltender in college hockey.

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The steady diet of one-goal games continued for Michigan State on Friday night at Munn Arena. Unfortunately for the Spartans, this one ended like four others - in a frustrating defeat in which one goal was the difference.

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Ice Hockey theonlycolors.com —  Yes, Boston College sits at just 4-5. Yes, they have lost four games in a row, including one each to teams like Connecticut and Harvard. This may not be a team stocked with the same talent it has had lately after being in the Frozen Four 3 of the last 4 seasons, with championships in two of those years. Make no mistake this is still Boston College, a premier program in college hockey and represents the best chance for a Spartan marque win outside of Minnesota all season.
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Ice Hockey impact89fm.org —  The game is here. Michigan State hockey’s non-conference game against Boston College is one that fans may have circled on their calendars at the start of the season.
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Ice Hockey spreaker.com —  Jack and Rico Beard talk MSU hockey with Spartan hockey captain and the Big Ten's "Third Star" last week, Mike Farrantino.


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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Michigan State welcomes Boston College to Munn Ice Arena for the first time since Nov. 16-17, 1990, when the teams split a pair of games ... The teams have split the last four meetings and MSU leads the all-time series, 16-7-1.
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Ice Hockey theonlycolors.com —  This week the Spartan hockey team has just one game, but it's a big one hosting the Eagles of Boston College. The Eagles sit at 4-5, and are ranked 8th in the country after starting the season 4th.
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Ice Hockey impact89fm.org —  In 1950, ice hockey returned as a varsity sport to Michigan State University after a 19-year hiatus that started in 1931. That year, the team went 0-14 but it had a new home at Demonstration Hall. The Spartans would stay there for 24 seasons and one national championship before a new arena was built right across the street in Dem Hall’s backyard.
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