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.
Last weekend had m ore heated rivalries as Wisconsin faced Minnesota and Michigan State took on Michigan at Detroit’s Joe Louis Arena. Michigan State managed to snap Michigan’s seven-game win streak last Friday night, and the teams meet again Saturday in the Hockey City Classic at Chicago’s Soldier Field.
The Big Ten is coming off a good weekend in non-conference play after going 3-2-1 overall. Here are the results from the weekend:
Welcome back, and Happy New Year! The 50th annual Great Lakes Invitational commenced earlier this week and did not disappoint with four great hockey teams showcased.
Both men’s basketball and hockey will be featured in doubleheaders in New York City from 2016-2019. The first doubleheader will include a series between both Michigan and Penn State in hockey and basketball. Learn more in this week’s Big Ten Hockey Report.