23 hours ago

Will Morlock has been added to the Michigan State Strength & Conditioning staff and will have primary duties working with MSU’s hockey program. A Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach ​through the NSCA, Morlock has also completed Reflexive Performance Reset Level 3, ELDOA level 4, Functional Range Conditioning and Assessment courses, as well as being certified in Applied Functional Science and 3DMAPs through the Gray Institute. In addition to his work with the team in the weight room, Morlock will work closely with the athletic training and hockey analytics departments. Using applied sport science, he will work to maximize available technology, with the goal of developing each student athlete.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

1 week ago

The Michigan State hockey program has already started off the week strong, as its received commitments from two prospects, left wingers Austin Baker and Lucas Van Vliet. Both prospects will join the Team USA National Development Team for the upcoming 2022-2023 season. Although the 16-year-olds have not yet played for Team USA, or head coach Adam Nightingale while he was there, both were quick to commit. The two prospects did play together for their under-15 team, however.

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1 week ago

The Krygier twins are back, but it may not have been without a pair of Krygier-Nightingale encounterings in the last decade.

Source: The State News

1 month ago

Michigan State commit Jack Sparkes has been selected 180th overall by the Los Angeles Kings in the sixth round of the 2022 NHL Draft. Standing at a giant 6-foot-8, 235 pounds, Sparkes is a Toronto native who played the 2021-22 season with the St. Michael’s Buzzers of the Ontario Junior Hockey League. In 37 games, he tallied five goals and seven assists while making his commitment to MSU in late November. Sparkes is expected to arrive in East Lansing ahead of the 2023-24 season.

Source: The State News

1 month ago

Michigan State sophomore defenseman David Gucciardi has been selected 213th overall by the Washington Capitals in the 2022 NHL Draft. Gucciardi was part of a three-man freshman class in 2021-22 that produced at a high-level and brings promise to Michigan State. A left-shot defenseman, he recorded five goals and six assists in 36 games, including a dynamite three goals in two games during the Great Lakes Invitational.

Source: The State News

1 month ago

Adam Nightingale, like the past two Michigan State head coaches, is an alumnus. But he will try to do what they were unable to do, bring Michigan State back to college hockey prominence. Nightingale played for Michigan State for two seasons, after transferring from Lake Superior State. His older brother, Jason, who works for the Buffalo Sabres, played at Lake Superior. His younger brother, Jared, switched his NLI from Lake Superior to Michigan State, so Adam followed him.

Source: College Hockey News

1 month ago

Michigan State athletics is mourning the passing of Tom Campbell, the Munn Ice Arena manager who spent parts seven decades within its walls as a player, fan, valued employee, and friend. Hockey was Campbell’s passion. He was the first product of the Greater Lansing Amateur Hockey Association (GLAHA) to play varsity hockey for the Spartans when he skated for Michigan State from 1966-70 on both the freshman and varsity teams.

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1 month ago

Spartan coach Adam Nightingale has added Viktor Hurtig (Avesta, Sweden)) to the Spartan roster for the 2022-23 season. Hurtig, a 6-6, 191-pound Swede drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the 2021 NHL entry draft, adds size to the Spartan defensive corps. He is the 11th player added to the Spartan roster for next season, which is comprised of six freshmen (including Hurtig), four graduate transfers, and one transfer student-athlete. The group includes six forwards, four defensemen, and one goaltender.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

2 months ago

New coaches, new players and a newly renovated Munn Arena. It’s a time of major change in the Michigan State hockey program. New head coach Adam Nightingale updated the media on several of the changes Monday afternoon in the lobby of the new offices at Munn. Nightingale discussed his new assistant coaches — Jared DeMichiel and Mike Towns — the program’s plan for the summer and his excitement to meet the roster in the coming weeks.

Source: Lansing State Journal

2 months ago

Spartan coach Adam Nightingale has added forward Karsen Dorwart (Sherwood, Oregon) to the Spartan roster for the 2022-23 season. The 6-1, 191-pound Dorwart adds some size on the front lines for the Spartans. Dorwart comes to East Lansing after a season with the USHL’s Sioux Falls Stampede.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

2 months ago

Michigan State hockey coach Adam Nightingale has announced the non-conference opponents for Spartan hockey for the upcoming 2022-23 season. 2223 NC “We have a nice slate of home games, and teams on our schedule who will test us and prepare us for the challenges of the Big Ten season,” commented Nightingale.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

2 months ago

Mike Towns has been added to the Michigan State hockey staff as an assistant coach, as announced by head coach Adam Nightingale on Wednesday.  Towns joins Jared DeMichiel as part of Nightingale’s first staff in East Lansing.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

2 months ago

Michigan State will participate in the 2022 Great Lakes Invitational, a traditional tournament with a new look for the upcoming chapter. Michigan Tech is once again the tournament host and brings the annual holiday classic to Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids on December 27-28. GLI mainstay Michigan State will join the Huskies along with Western Michigan and Ferris State as the teams compete for the MacInnes Cup in a two-day, single-elimination tournament.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

3 months ago

Jared DeMichiel has joined the Michigan State hockey staff as the first hire by head coach Adam Nightingale. Since 2016, DeMichiel has been on staff at Massachusetts, first as an assistant coach and, since 2019, the associate head coach. One of the bright rising assistants in the collegiate game, he has spent the last six seasons at UMass with head coach Greg Carvel and helped lead the Minutemen to their first-ever NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship in 2021, first-ever Frozen Four in 2019, and capturing Hockey East tournament titles in 2021 and 2022.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

3 months ago

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3 months ago

Adam Nightingale has added graduate student Miroslav Mucha (Bytca, Slovakia) and junior forward Zach Dubinsky (Highland Park, Ill.) and to the Spartan hockey roster for the 2022-23 season. Mucha played four years at Lake Superior State and will join the Spartan roster for his fifth year of eligibility as a graduate transfer. Dubinsky played two collegiate seasons at Rensselaer, appearing in 66 games in 2019-20 and 2021-22

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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3 months ago

Graduate student Christian Krygier has announced via MSU Hockey Twitter that he is returning to Michigan State using his fifth season of eligibility. Christian will be joining his twin brother Cole, who announced earlier this year that he is also returning to the Spartans next season.

Source: The State News

3 months ago

Just a few weeks after Danton Cole was relieved of his duties, Michigan State hockey found its new head coach: Adam Nightingale. It was the obvious pick. Nightingale’s name was floated around almost immediately after Cole was let go. He has an impressive resume, with experience in Team U.S.A.’s developmental program and the National Hockey League.

Source: The State News

3 months ago
3 months ago

Adam Nightingale, a Spartan alumnus with hockey experience at the international, professional, collegiate, and youth levels, has been named the eighth head coach in Michigan State hockey history. Nightingale comes to MSU after two seasons as head coach at the United States National Team Development Program (USNTDP) and brings four years of NHL experience, including serving as an assistant coach for the Detroit Red Wings in 2019-20. Known for his exceptional player development and recruiting ties, Nightingale was a two-year alternate captain as a Spartan student-athlete.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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