We’re entering the final weekend of conference action and the race for first place in the Big Ten standings is on. Ohio State upset Minnesota and Penn State upset Michigan last Saturday to put the Spartans on top for now.
Watch this week’s “BTN Hockey Report” in full in this post and get previews for this weekend’s three series – Penn State at Ohio State, Michigan State at Minnesota, and Wisconsin at Ohio State. Previews include TV viewing information and links to games available live on BTN2Go.
It was a weekend of upset sweeps as Minnesota took down No. 12 Michigan in a series sweep at Mariucci Arena and the Spartans dethroned No. 19 Penn State at Munn Arena. Watch the latest “BTN Hockey Report” in the video above.
After this past weekend’s Big Ten showdown the top conference contenders are becoming more clear. Michigan scored a revenge win over Michigan State to send the Wolverines into the top spot. Meanwhile, Penn State’s comeback kids finds themselves second in the Big Ten ahead of Minnesota.
Michael Downing and Justin Selman each recorded one goal and one assist, helping No. 14 Michigan defeat Michigan State, 4-1, on Saturday night in the Hockey City Classic at Soldier Field.
The rivals are set to play on BTN at 9:40 p.m. ET Saturday night at Soldier Field, home of the NFL’s Chicago Bears. Watch the game on BTN/BTN2Go.