Ice Hockey freep.com —  Michigan State hockey coach Tom Anastos said there’s a lot of opportunities for the Spartans to establish themselves after a difficult season in 2015-2016. MSU, 10-23-4 last season, was picked to finish last in the six-team Big Ten preseason poll.
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Ice Hockey statenews.com —  With hockey season right around the corner, the Big Ten conference announced their preseason coaches' poll, according to a press release. Of the six teams in the conference, MSU came in at sixth after a 10-23-4 record last season.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  The Big Ten released its television schedule for the 2016-17 hockey season on Monday (Sept. 26). Michigan State will have a minimum 17 regular-season games televised this upcoming season with the potential for more to be added at a later date. Along with the television schedule announcement, game times for this season have also been established.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Michigan State freshman Patrick Khodorenko will take part in the 2016 CCM/USA Hockey All-America Prospects Game on Thursday, Sept. 22 in Philadelphia at the Wells Fargo Center. The event features 42 of the top American-born prospects eligible for the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Spartan hockey alum and current Detroit Red Wing Justin Abdelkader will represent the United States in the upcoming World Cup of Hockey, which begins with group play on Saturday, Sept. 17. The USA will be a part of Group A in the tournament, joining Canada, Europe and the Czech Republic. Finland, Russia, Sweden and North America make up Group B. All games will be played in Toronto at Air Canada Centre.
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Ice Hockey onlyfans.cstv.com —  Michigan State hockey head coach Tom Anastos announced today (Aug. 31) the addition of former two-time All-American Mike York to the coaching staff as a student assistant.
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Ice Hockey mihockeynow.com —  Michigan State picked up an important verbal commitment Tuesday when Drew DeRidder made the decision to select the Spartans. DeRidder, one of the top goaltenders in the country for the 2000 birth-year age group, is a draft pick of the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders of the USHL. Last winter, he led Team USA to a gold medal in the Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway.
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Ice Hockey onlyfans.cstv.com —  Michigan State’s annual Pro Camp will take place next week at Munn Ice Arena with over 15 Spartans slated to take part in the event.
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Ice Hockey isportsweb.com —  The Michigan State hockey team will be turning to new faces to try and take the step back in the winning direction, and change the trend that has seen the Spartans have a sub .500 record in 3 of the last 4 seasons. Long time starting goaltender Jake Hildebrand, captain Michael Farrantino, forwards Ryan Keller and Matt DeBlouw, along with defensemen John Draeger and Travis Walsh all graduated. This allowed head coach Tom Anastos to bring in a recruiting class of ten players that he believes to be one of his best ever to fill in their places.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Former Spartan All-American Bryan Smolinski will be inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame as part of the entire 1996 World Cup of Hockey Team, which will be enshrined later this year. The 1996 World Cup of Hockey Team captured the inaugural event title with a 6-0-1-0 (W-OTW-OTL-L) record. After sweeping round-robin play, the U.S. topped Russia, 5-2, in the semifinals. In the best-of-three championship series against Canada, the U.S. fell in the opener, 4-3, in overtime, but followed by winning the final two games in Montreal by identical 5-2 scores.
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Ice Hockey mihockeynow.com —  The Troy native and Michigan State product opted to forego his senior season with the Spartans to turn pro with St. Louis, the team that drafted him in the third round of the 2012 NHL Draft. MacEachern, a Brother Rice High School standout and Chicago Steel (USHL) alum, talked to MiHockey about the decision to leave school early.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Registration is now open for the fifth annual Spartan Hockey Women's Clinic, hosted by Michigan State head coach Tom Anastos and his wife, Lisa. This year's clinic will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 6-10 p.m. at Munn Ice Arena.
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Ice Hockey wane.com —  Matt Miller will be taking his talents to East Lansing. The 16 year old Leo native has verbally committed to play hockey at Michigan State. Miller confirmed the news on Thursday. The 6-2, 180 pound center has most recently played for Victory Honda in Michigan. This season his team won a league and state title. Miller attends Leo High School. Last year Miller was drafted by Dubuque in the USHL draft. Miller is still deciding whether he wants to play a year in the USHL before going to college.
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Ice Hockey usatoday.com —  The Boston Bruins have signed defenseman Torey Krug to a four-year contract worth $21 million. Krug's 40 assists last season were ninth among all NHL defensemen. He also had four goals and was second on the team only to Zdeno Chara with 21 minutes, 36 seconds on ice per game. In 241 games over four NHL seasons, Krug has 30 goals and 95 assists.
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