The Michigan State hockey team fell to No. 13 Minnesota, 2-1, on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Spartans fought back to tie the game in the third period, but Minnesota’s Brent Gates Jr., scored what turned out to be the game-winning goal with 3:29 to play.
It was one of the most exciting games Michigan State has played all season. And one of the most frustrating. And without question, the most bizarre game the Spartans have played this season and probably in several seasons.
The Michigan State hockey team dropped a back-and-forth game with No. 13 Minnesota on Thursday at Munn Arena, 5-4.
This is the second week in a weekly series during which The State News asks MSU ice hockey players several questions. This week’s player is freshman forward David Keefer. The Brighton native currently has five points this season, with four of them being assists and the other being a goal.
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This week on Behind the Mask, Jason hosts solo as a flu bug strikes Michigan State University. Meanwhile, the Spartans return after a split against the 18th ranked Wisconsin Badgers.
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With his Michigan State hockey career quickly winding down, Carson Gatt’s main goal is to leave a positive impact on the program and soak up every moment.
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Carson Gatt has played in some special venues during his four-year career at Michigan State. For his first three seasons, the Spartans senior defenseman played lots of games at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit – Great Lakes Invitationals, Big Ten games against Michigan and the Big Ten Tournament.
Michigan State closes the month by meeting No. 13 Minnesota at home on Thursday (6:30 p.m.) and then at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Saturday (8 p.m.) as part of the Big Ten’s Super Saturday series.
Michigan State freshman Mitchell Lewandowski was named the Big Ten Third Star of the Week, the conference office announced on Tuesday, Jan. 16. It is the fourth time this season Lewandowski has received a Big Ten weekly award. Lewandowski scored three goals last weekend as the Spartans split a road series at No. 18 Wisconsin. The winger from Clarkston score the game-winning goal in Friday’s 2-0 win and then added two more the following night.
A night after a 2-0 shutout victory, Michigan State’s bid for a sweep of No. 18 Wisconsin came up short as the Badgers topped the Spartans, 5-2, on Saturday night at the Kohl Center.
This episode of Spartan Hockey All-Access features Sophomore goalie John Lethemon, a look at how the Spartans give back, as well as the lessons of Great Lakes Invitational Tournament.
Michigan State got its defensive game back in sync on Friday with one of its best efforts of the season. After giving up 20 goals in four losses last week, the Spartans replied with efficient play in their own zone, strong penalty killing and solid goaltending. Improvement in those areas, along with a timely power-play goal, led to a rewarding 2-0 victory over No. 18 Wisconsin in front of an announced crowd of 9,703 at the Kohl Center.
John Lethemon made 30 saves and Mitchell Lewandowski’s second period power-play goal gave the Michigan State hockey team a 2-0 victory over No. 18 Wisconsin on Friday night at the Kohl Center in Madison.
On this week’s episode of Behind the Mask, Jason and Andrew kick off 2018 a bit better the Michigan State did. We recap the four straight loses the Spartans endured last week and we also break down
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This is a weekly series where The State News asks seven questions to a MSU ice hockey player. This weeks player is freshman forward Mitchell Lewandowski.
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Resiliency has been a strength for Michigan State in the first half of the Big Ten season. But consistency has not. As the Spartans embark on the second half of conference play – the final 12 games of the regular season – the emphasis is building on the positives, staying with the process and finding consistency in each game that will lead to victories.
Michigan State heads to No. 18 Wisconsin to meet the Badgers for a pair of games this weekend.
Scott, Rob, and Coach Recap Ohio State and preview Wisconsin. Guests are Senior Forward Dylan Pavelek and Spartan Alum Nick Perrault.
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About halfway through the season, Danton Cole’s team is currently on a four-game losing streak but already has more wins this season then all of last season.
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