Last season’s Michigan State hockey team did this season’s team a favor. Didn’t mean to. But, in falling just short, they created an ideal dynamic — they won enough to generate a stir in the recruiting world and within a once-demoralized fan base, but they also left something on the table: An NCAA tournament bid. That’s among the goals for MSU in Year 2 under Adam Nightingale and his staff, who have mercifully and swiftly elevated the vibes around the program to levels not seen since about the time MSU’s latest recruits were born.
Source: Lansing State Journal