B1G Hockey: Gophers top Buckeyes in Hockey City Classic
BTN’s second Frozen Friday of the year was a memorable one, featuring two shutouts. Michigan State kicked off the night with an impressive 3-0 win over Penn State. After that, No. 1-ranked Minnesota topped Ohio State 1-0 in the outdoor Hockey City Classic. Catch up on all the action in this post.
MINNESOTA 1, OHIO STATE 0 | RECAP | BOX
The top-ranked Minnesota men’s hockey team outlasted Big Ten conference foe Ohio State, 1-0, in a defensive struggle to win the Hockey City Classic at TCF Bank Stadium Friday night. The 45,021 fans on hand gave the game the largest attendance ever for a hockey game in the state of Minnesota. It was the first-ever conference game between the two teams.
MICHIGAN STATE 3, PENN STATE 0 | RECAP | BOX
Goaltender Jake Hildebrand made a career-high 48 saves and the senior line of Greg Wolfe, Dean Chelios and Lee Reimer combined for all three goals as the Michigan State hockey team defeated Penn State, 3-0, on Friday night in front of a crowd of 6,397 at Munn Ice Arena. The win was the Spartans’ first in the Big Ten as they are now 7-10-3 overall and 1-2-2-2 in the conference.