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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

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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

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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

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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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Adam Nightingale, a Michigan State alumnus and current coach of the U.S. Under-18 team, will be named the next head coach at his alma mater, multiple sources have told College Hockey News. The United States team, led by Nightingale, just earned the silver medal at the U-18 World Hockey Championship in Munich, losing to Sweden in the final game.

Source: College Hockey News

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Four former Spartan hockey players begin their quest for Lord Stanley’s Cup when the NHL postseason begins on Monday evening. Duncan Keith, in his first season in Edmonton after three Stanley Cup rings with Chicago, hits the ice tonight in game one against the LA Kings. NHL teammates Torey Krug and Mackenzie MacEachern (both metro Detroit products) will also begin on Monday evening as their St. Louis Blues take on the Minnesota Wild, while Rod Brind’Amour is the head coach of the Carolina Hurricanes, where he won a Cup as a player and finished first in the Metro division and will take on the Wild Card Boston Bruins.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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Michigan State hockey’s presence loomed in the shadows at the Frozen Four. Of its champions past, with its three national championships fluttering on a banner above the ice at TD Garden in Boston — including the most recent by a Big Ten program in 2007. Of its legends past, who graced the video board with their NCAA records and as part of interactive crowd quizzes. Key word: past.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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Michigan State University vice president and athletic director Alan Haller and hockey coach Danton Cole have reached a decision that it’s time for a change in leadership for Spartan hockey. Danton Cole leaves Michigan State after five seasons on the Spartan bench, posting a mark of 58-101-12.

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Michigan State University vice president and athletic director Alan Haller and hockey coach Danton Cole have reached a decision that it’s time for a change in leadership for Spartan hockey. Danton Cole leaves Michigan State after five seasons on the Spartan bench, posting a mark of 58-101-12.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

2 months ago

Head coach Danton Cole has announced the addition of Minnesota products Gavin Best (Richfield, Minn.) and Justin Jallen (St. Paul, Minn.) to the Spartans roster for the 2022-23 season. Best and Jallen join previous Spartan signees Matt Basgall (Lake Forest, Ill.), Daniel Russell (Williamsburg, Mich.), and forward Tiernan Shoudy (St. Clair, Mich.).

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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Gavin Best is one of six recruits set to join the roster next season. With an impressive offensive toolkit and a desire to better himself and the program, Best could very well help bring the program some results.

Source: State News

2 months ago

Spartan senior goaltender Drew DeRidder (Fenton, Mich.) has earned Honorable Mention All-Big Ten honors, as announced by the Conference office on Tuesday. A pre-season All-Big Ten Honorable Mention selection as well, DeRidder established career bests in games played (25), wins (9) minutes played (1448), and saves (799), posting a 2.95 GAA and .918 save percentage this season.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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Senior defenseman Dennis Cesana has signed a two-year AHL contract for the 2022-2023 season. The contract is with the Florida Panthers’ AHL affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers. The Spartans’ captain is the third player that Florida signed heading into next year. He joins Xavier Cormier and Robert Calisti.

Source: The Only Colors

3 months ago

Michigan State fell in a 4-1 decision to No. 5 Michigan in the first game of the three-game Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal series on Friday night at Munn Ice Arena.

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3 months ago

Michigan State heads to Ann Arbor for a best-of-three quarterfinal series against No. 2 seed Michigan. Friday’s and Sunday’s games (if necessary) will air on FS2, while Bally’s Detroit will carry the Saturday matchup. Dan Kelly and Fred Pletsch will be on the call.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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Michigan State got a goal from Senior Adam Goodsir with nine seconds remaining in the first period, then put forth a solid defensive effort in the final two periods to claim a 2-1 victory over Penn State on Saturday to close the regular season.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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Michigan State surrendered four unanswered goals in the third period to fall 5-3 to visiting Penn State on Friday night at Munn Ice Arena.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics

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