Ice Hockey detroitnews.com —  Call it a sort of hockey class reunion for Michigan State. And another sign that hockey season can’t be too far away. About 20 former Spartans — and local pros looking to get back in hockey shape — are taking part in a pro hockey camp at Munn Ice Arena this week in preparation for training camp and the upcoming season.
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Ice Hockey freep.com —  Former Spartans Justin Abdelkader and Drew Miller will join 18 other former Michigan State players in a pro hockey camp that runs today through Friday at Munn Ice Arena in East Lansing.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  A total of 20 former Spartan hockey players, including 11 who played in the National Hockey League last season, will be back in Munn Ice Arena this coming week for the annual MSU Hockey Pro Camp. The camp runs Monday, Aug. 18 - Friday, Aug. 22 with the players skating from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. each day.
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Ice Hockey freep.com —  Michigan State and Michigan will meet in another outdoor hockey game, this time Feb. 7, 2015, at Chicago's Soldier Field, as part of the Coyote Hockey City Classic. Western Michigan also will compete in the event, against Miami (Ohio).
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Registration for the third annual Spartan Hockey Women's Clinic, hosted by Michigan State head coach Tom Anastos and his wife, Lisa, is now open. The clinic will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 3 from 6-10 p.m. at Munn Ice Arena.
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Ice Hockey wilx.com —  Former Michigan State hockey star David Booth has signed a one year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs after spending last season with Vancouver. The 29-year old winger had nine goals and 10 assists in 66 games with the Canucks. He has 218 career points in 443 games with Vancouver and Florida. The Detroit native was selected 53rd overall by Florida in the 2004 draft.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Several Spartan hockey players had the opportunity to enhance their offseason training by taking part in various NHL prospect development camps this summer. Mackenzie MacEachern (St. Louis Blues), Rhett Holland (Arizona Coyotes) and Josh Jacobs (New Jersey Devils) trained with their respective NHL rights holders, while Thomas Ebbing was asked to the New York Islanders camp and Jake Hildebrand received an invitation to the Pittsburgh Penguins camp.
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Ice Hockey greenbaypressgazette.com —  Mason Appleton wasn't expecting to be pulled aside at last month's Tri-City Storm summer tryout camp. The former Green Bay Notre Dame standout went to the event in Kearney, Neb., just hoping to make a good impression on the USHL franchise that chose him with the third overall pick in May's Phase II Draft. Appleton accomplished that in addition to catching the eye of Michigan State University assistant coach Tom Newton, who invited him to campus for a visit. The 6-foot-2, 187-pound center took the trip to East Lansing, Mich., on Monday and received a scholarship offer. Appleton didn't wait long to pull the trigger on accepting it.
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Ice Hockey freep.com —  “I love Michigan State, and I want to be a Spartan,” the Shelby Township native said during an interview with “Staudt on Sports” on Lansing’s WVFN-AM (730). “Right now, I’m looking at Michigan State and taking online classes here back at home. Michigan State, the Spartans, the university — everything like that is on my mind. So that’s what I’m planning on doing come the fall, being a Spartan.”
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Ice Hockey cbssports.com —  The Vancouver Canucks have themselves a high-priced goaltender once again. In a move that seemed increasingly likely as July 1 approached, the Vancouver Canucks signed Ryan Miller to a three-year deal on Tuesday and judging by the money, he's being signed as the clear No. 1 goalie.
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Ice Hockey theonlycolors.com —  With the Stanley Cup Finals in the book and the NHL Draft commencing this weekend, hockey now will return to a cabin in Saskatchewan, waiting the end of soccer and warmth for colder days. This provides a good opportunity for yours truly to keep the writing skills sharp and catch up on all things Spartan hockey from current, future and past players.
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Ice Hockey db.lsj.com —  Incoming Michigan State freshman Josh Jacobs was selected in the second round of the NHL draft by the New Jersey Devils on Saturday morning, the first of two future Spartans expected to be drafted.
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Former Michigan State defenseman Duncan Keith has claimed his second Norris Trophy as the top defenseman in the National Hockey League. Keith received the honor at Tuesday night's NHL Awards in Las Vegas. "Obviously, it is a pretty surreal feeling," Keith told NHL.com. "Like I said in the speech, there are so many good defensemen in the League and I'm proud to represent all the defensemen."
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