Ice Hockey statenews.com —  MSU hockey (15-14-2, 9-6-2-2 Big Ten) picked up a vital conference win in a 3-0 victory over Wisconsin Friday night. Junior goaltender Jake Hildebrand treated Munn Ice Arena to his fifth shutout of the season and ninth of his career. Senior forward Matt Berry scored two power play goals for the Spartans, and junior captain Michael Ferrantino scored his team-leading 11th goal in the victory. Hildebrand finished with 21 saves on the night, moving him past Ryan Miller for sixth all-time at MSU.



Spartans Take Care of Badgers, 3-0 MSUSpartans.com
Matt Berry scored a pair of power-play goals and Jake Hildebrand made 21 saves as the Michigan State hockey team shut out Wisconsin, 3-0, on Friday night in front of a crowd of 6,042 at Munn Ice Arena. The win bumped the Spartans' record to 15-14-2 overall and 9-6-2-2 in the Big Ten.The shutout was Hildebrand's fifth of the season and ninth of his career.

Ice hockey defeats Wisconsin 3-0 in front of sold out out crowd at Munn State News
In front of a sold-out crowd of 6,042 at Munn Ice Arena, MSU hockey (15-14-2, 9-6-2-2 Big Ten) picked up an important win with just three games left in the season. The Spartans beat Wisconsin 3-0 on Friday night behind junior goaltender Jake Hildebrand’s fifth shutout of the season.

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Ice Hockey theonlycolors.com —  There are just two weekends left in the B1G hockey regular season and the Michigan State Spartans still have a shot at a regular season title. While winning the conference is a somewhat longshot, getting to the 2 seed and earning a first-round tournament bye is much more possible.
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Ice Hockey impact89fm.org —  The marathon that is the Big Ten conference race has just become a sprint. Thankfully, Behind the Mask is here to keep you all up to speed on everything MSU hockey!
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Ice Hockey lansingstatejournal.com —  Almost every winter weekend, without fail, East Lansing rivaled Detroit for the Hockeytown crown. Sometimes even surpassed it. Munn Arena was THE place to gather in mid-Michigan in the 1980s and '90s, the warmth of winning on the ice a respite from the frigid temperatures outside. Michigan State hockey put on the most consistent and successful Spartan sporting spectacle year in, year out. Fans practically had to bequeath tickets in their wills to ensure their children could keep their seats.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Last week, Michigan State's challenge was trying to find a way to win at least one game at Minnesota, against one of the best teams in the Big Ten and then tied for first place. Mission accomplished.
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Ice Hockey statenews.com —  With just four games left in the regular season, MSU hockey (14-14-2 overall, 8-6-2 Big Ten) finds itself in contention for its first conference title since the 2000-2001 season. In order to accomplish that feat, the Spartans will almost certainly have to sweep last place Wisconsin (4-22-4 overall, 2-12-2 Big Ten) this weekend at Munn Ice Arena.
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Ice Hockey spreaker.com —  Jack and Dan Kilbridge talk MSU hockey with former Spartans and NHL player and current assistant coach, Kelly Miller.


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Ice Hockey onlyfans.cstv.com —  After playing six of their last eight games away from home, the Spartans begin the final two weeks of the regular season by hosting Wisconsin on Friday and Saturday at Munn
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Ice Hockey spartansportsnetwork.com —  Scott, Woody and Coach recap the series against Minnesota. They also preview the upcoming series against Wisconsin. Sophmore Forward Thomas Ebbing and Assistant Coach Tom Newton are guests this week.
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Ice Hockey spreaker.com —  Jack talks about Michigan State's weekend split with Minnesota and their surge to the upper ranks of the Big ten hockey standings with Spartan Junior Captain, Michael Farrantino.


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Ice Hockey impact89fm.org —  After one of the toughest losses of the season Thursday night, the Spartans bounced back with a dominant and convincing 4-2 win to earn a split at Minnesota and keep their hopes for a bye in the Big Ten Tournament alive.
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Ice Hockey onlyfans.cstv.com —  The Michigan State hockey team defeated No. 14/15 Minnesota, 4-2, on Friday night at Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis. Ryan Keller had a goal and an assist while Jake Hildebrand made 22 saves as the Spartans (14-14-2, 7-5-2-2) earned a series split with the Gophers.


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Ice Hockey onlyfans.cstv.com —  For the second straight year, Michigan State goaltender Jake Hildebrand has been nominated for the Mike Richter Award, it was announced by Let's Play Hockey and The Herb Brooks Foundation on Friday.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  No. 14/15 Minnesota used five unanswered goals to top the Michigan State hockey team, 5-3, on Thursday night at Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis. The Spartans (13-14-2, 7-6-2-2) opened the game with three straight first-period goals, but the Gophers (18-10-3, 9-3-3-0) climbed back with five consecutive, including two on the power play, to win the series opener.

Spartans let 3-0 first period lead slip away as they fall to Minnesota 5-3 State News
MSU hockey (13-14-2, 7-6-2-2 Big Ten) let a golden opportunity slip away Thursday night against No. 14 Minnesota (18-10-3, 9-3-3-0 Big Ten). The Spartans built a 3-0 lead in the first period just to watch Minnesota score five unanswered goals to win 5-3 and remain at the top of the Big Ten standings. Had MSU won, it would have been sitting all alone in first place in the conference.

Double Shot of Frustration The Only Colors
If the Spartans could have gotten out of the first with a three goal lead maybe tonight would have been different but the Gophers changed momentum before the end of the first period on an effort goal by Travis Boyd.

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Ice Hockey collegehockeynews.com —  Less than two minutes into Michigan State’s Feb. 14 game against Penn State, the Spartans were on a penalty kill. Over midway through the kill, Joe Cox got down on his right knee to block a shot. He fell to the ground, pushing the puck away with his stick. He tried to get up, but couldn’t stand on his right leg. He finally rose, limping around the ice as Penn State possessed the puck. With 30 seconds left on the kill, Cox dropped his right knee to the ground again to block another shot. He fell facedown to the ice before he muscled his way to the bench.
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Ice Hockey impact89fm.org —  On this week’s episode of Behind the Mask, Jason and Brian break down MSU’s disappointing weekend in Wisconsin and how this will effect the Big Ten race.
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Ice Hockey statenews.com —  Since their last meeting in early December, Michigan State hockey (13-13-2, 7-5-2-2 Big Ten) and No. 14 Minnesota (17-10-3, 8-3-3-0) have been in the process of turning their seasons around. The Spartans have gone 9-4-1 since their shootout win against the Gophers on Dec. 6, while the Gophers enter the weekend series having gone 6-1-1 over their last eight.
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Ice Hockey spreaker.com —  Jack and Neil Koepke talk Spartan hockey with a junior forward for MSU's surging hockey team, Mackenzie MacEachern.


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