Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Registration for the third annual Spartan Hockey Women's Clinic, hosted by Michigan State head coach Tom Anastos and his wife, Lisa, is now open. The clinic will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 3 from 6-10 p.m. at Munn Ice Arena.
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Ice Hockey wilx.com —  Former Michigan State hockey star David Booth has signed a one year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs after spending last season with Vancouver. The 29-year old winger had nine goals and 10 assists in 66 games with the Canucks. He has 218 career points in 443 games with Vancouver and Florida. The Detroit native was selected 53rd overall by Florida in the 2004 draft.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Several Spartan hockey players had the opportunity to enhance their offseason training by taking part in various NHL prospect development camps this summer. Mackenzie MacEachern (St. Louis Blues), Rhett Holland (Arizona Coyotes) and Josh Jacobs (New Jersey Devils) trained with their respective NHL rights holders, while Thomas Ebbing was asked to the New York Islanders camp and Jake Hildebrand received an invitation to the Pittsburgh Penguins camp.
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Ice Hockey greenbaypressgazette.com —  Mason Appleton wasn't expecting to be pulled aside at last month's Tri-City Storm summer tryout camp. The former Green Bay Notre Dame standout went to the event in Kearney, Neb., just hoping to make a good impression on the USHL franchise that chose him with the third overall pick in May's Phase II Draft. Appleton accomplished that in addition to catching the eye of Michigan State University assistant coach Tom Newton, who invited him to campus for a visit. The 6-foot-2, 187-pound center took the trip to East Lansing, Mich., on Monday and received a scholarship offer. Appleton didn't wait long to pull the trigger on accepting it.
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Ice Hockey freep.com —  “I love Michigan State, and I want to be a Spartan,” the Shelby Township native said during an interview with “Staudt on Sports” on Lansing’s WVFN-AM (730). “Right now, I’m looking at Michigan State and taking online classes here back at home. Michigan State, the Spartans, the university — everything like that is on my mind. So that’s what I’m planning on doing come the fall, being a Spartan.”
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Ice Hockey cbssports.com —  The Vancouver Canucks have themselves a high-priced goaltender once again. In a move that seemed increasingly likely as July 1 approached, the Vancouver Canucks signed Ryan Miller to a three-year deal on Tuesday and judging by the money, he's being signed as the clear No. 1 goalie.
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Ice Hockey theonlycolors.com —  With the Stanley Cup Finals in the book and the NHL Draft commencing this weekend, hockey now will return to a cabin in Saskatchewan, waiting the end of soccer and warmth for colder days. This provides a good opportunity for yours truly to keep the writing skills sharp and catch up on all things Spartan hockey from current, future and past players.
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Ice Hockey db.lsj.com —  Incoming Michigan State freshman Josh Jacobs was selected in the second round of the NHL draft by the New Jersey Devils on Saturday morning, the first of two future Spartans expected to be drafted.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Former Michigan State defenseman Duncan Keith has claimed his second Norris Trophy as the top defenseman in the National Hockey League. Keith received the honor at Tuesday night's NHL Awards in Las Vegas. "Obviously, it is a pretty surreal feeling," Keith told NHL.com. "Like I said in the speech, there are so many good defensemen in the League and I'm proud to represent all the defensemen."
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Michigan State head coach Tom Anastos announced today (June 23) the hiring of Phil Osaer as director of hockey operations. Osaer replaces Adam Nightingale, who is returning to coach at Shattuck-St. Mary's School in Faribault, Minnesota.
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Ice Hockey triblive.com —  Michigan State's men's ice hockey team is in the rebuilding process. The Spartans know they have a solid foundation in goal, though. Jake Hildebrand, a Butler product, proved that again this season. The sophomore goaltender was named the team's most valuable player for the second year in a row. “It was really exciting to learn I got that (honor),” Hildebrand said. “After winning it last season, too, it is awesome. There are a lot of guys on that team worthy of receiving it. It was neat to get it again.”
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State hockey program announced its complete 2014-15 schedule today, June 16. Start times and television coverage will be announced once determined by the Big Ten Conference, as will the exact dates for those games which have yet to be finalized.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  When Greg Wolfe looks at the roster of Big Ten Medal of Honor recipients over the past 100 years, he sees a bar that's set incredibly high. And now that the former Michigan State hockey standout and academic stalwart who on Friday joined that august group, he feels compelled to do his best to reach that standard, whether in a career that continues to revolve around athletics or by putting his degree in finance to maximum use.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  The Big Ten has announced its conference schedule for the 2014-15 hockey season. Michigan State will meet each team four times as all six schools will play a 20-game schedule with the first weekend of conference action starting in November. The complete 2014-15 MSU hockey schedule will be released once it has been finalized. Start times and television coverage will also be announced at a later date.
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