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B1G Resumes for Icers at No. 2 Minnesota

B1G Resumes for Icers at No. 2 Minnesota

 Michigan State (13-11-2, 7-7-2 B1G) at  Minnesota (18-7-1, 12-3-1 B1G)
  Dates/Times    Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, 8 pm ET/ 7 pm CT

   Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, 5 pm ET/4 pm CT
  Location   3M Arena at Mariucci, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  Tickets     Minnesota Ticket Office 
  Television   Bally’s Sports North 

   Sam Ekstrom (pxp) and Ben Clymer (analysis) 
  Radio      WJIM 1240 AM     

   Listen Online:  Click “Spartan Media Network”

   Scott Moore (pxp) and Rob Woodward (analysis) 
  Webstreams   B1G+ ($)   Friday   Saturday
  Live Statistics    Click Here
  Game Notes     Michigan State  |  Minnesota
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  Press Conference   Watch Adam Nightingale’s Press Conference


What you need to know about Spartan Hockey – Click “Game Notes” above to see the entire notes packet for the weekend. 

•   • No. 15 Michigan State heads out on the road to Minneapolis for a two-game series at No. 2 Minnesota.  MSU trails in the all-time series by a 50-131-16 margin, including 5-0 and 6-3 wins in East Lansing in early December.  In that series, both the Gophers and the Spartans skated through both games penalty-free – the first known time that two Division I men’s hockey teams BOTH skated through a two-game series without a penalty called.   MSU brings Minnesota products Justin Jallen (St. Paul) and Gavin Best (Richfield) to play in their home state.   

•  With a 13-11-2 record, MSU has surpassed its win total for all of 2021-22 (12), the most since 2019-20 (15 wins). MSU last finished over .500 in 2014-15 (17-16-2).  The Spartans have taken points out of six of their eight B1G weekends.  With seven Big Ten Conference victories, it is the second-most for MSU in its B1G history  MSU won 11 B1G games in both 2014-15 (37 points) and 2019-20 (35 points).  

•  With 76 goals scored through 26 games, the Spartans have matched their 36-game total from 2021-22.  (2.92 goals per game, fifth B1G). The Spartans are on pace to score 105 goals (based on a 36-game minimum number of games).  Since…

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