There were three entertaining Big Ten hockey games Friday night. Michigan State kicked off the evening with a shootout win over Penn State. Ohio State followed with an impressive 2-1 victory over Wisconsin, and Minnesota topped Michigan, 5-3 in a top-10 matchup. Catch up on all the scores, stats and in-game highlights in this post. [ MORE: View the 2014 BTN Frozen Fridays Schedule ] MINNESOTA 5, MICHIGAN 3 | RECAP On a night that started with the Golden Gophers honoring the legendary John Mayasich, No. 2 Minnesota turned on the offense in honor of the program’s all-time leading scorer
There were two outstanding Big Ten hockey games tonight on BTN’s Frozen Friday. Ohio State kicked off the action with an overtime shootout victory over Michigan State. No. 12 Wisconsin followed with a huge upset win over No. 1-ranked Minnesota. Catch up on all the scores, stats and video highlights in this post. [ MORE: View the 2014 BTN Frozen Fridays Schedule ] WISCONSIN 2, MINNESOTA 1 | RECAP For the first time in nearly two years, the Minnesota men’s hockey program suffered a sweep on Friday night as Wisconsin picked up its second 2-1 win in as many nights
When it comes to the Winter Olympics Big Ten schools are well represented in the marquee sport of hockey in both the men’s and women’s divisions. Have a look at who is playing in the 2014 Olympics on the and see what some of them are already tweeting from Sochi. We’ve compiled a number of available Twitter and Instagram accounts and will be following their Olympic experiences via social media. Use the box below to see the latest from the players as well as @usahockey and check out the TV schedule for all hockey games at www.nbcolympics.com. …Minttu Tuominen, Team
Five members of the USA Women’s Olympic Hockey Team from the University of Minnesota donated 60 sets of hockey equipment to youth hockey associations. A new center at Penn State received a major grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to study – and solve – water pollution. The University of Michigan men’s lacrosse team shaved their heads in solidarity with a new teammate – who’s nine years old. Last week, Michigan State men’s basketball coach Tom Izzo celebrated a birthday. Happy Birthday to Coach Tom Izzo. No chance he sees this, he has no twitter account? Cake & ice cream time!
There were two exciting Big Ten hockey games tonight on BTN’s Frozen Friday. No. 12 Michigan kicked off the action with a home win over No. 9 Wisconsin. Michigan State followed with a shootout win over No. 1-ranked Minnesota in the second game. Catch up on all the scores, stats and video highlights in this post. [ MORE: View the 2014 BTN Frozen Fridays Schedule ] MICHIGAN STATE 2, MINNESOTA 2 (MSU wins in shootout) | RECAP The top-ranked Minnesota men’s hockey team extended the nation’s longest unbeaten streak to 13 games on Friday night at Mariucci Arena, recording a
Friday night’s Hockey City Classic game between Minnesota and Ohio State drew plenty of buzz throughout social media. We gathered some of the top images from Friday’s memorable Big Ten hockey event and posted them here in this photo gallery. Have any great shots of the game? Tweet them to us @BigTenNetwork.
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. [ MORE: Top images from tonight’s Hockey City Classic ] 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
Tonight’s B1G hockey coverage begins at 6 PM ET with Frozen Friday: Face-Off, hosted by BTN’s Rick Pizzo and analyst Paul Caponigri. At 6:30 PM ET, Michigan State hosts Penn State, followed by Gophers vs. Buckeyes at 9 PM ET in the 2014 Hockey City Classic. The night concludes with Frozen Friday: Final Rush at approximately 11:30 PM ET The 2014 Classic at TCF Bank Stadium is the first outdoor college hockey game at the University of Minnesota in over 80 years and fans are buzzing with excitement. I took a few minutes to sit down with Brian Deutsch, Gophers’ Assistant Director
It would be easy to judge a book by its cover. But when it comes to 2014 US Olympic hockey player Amanda Kessel, the true story lies in all the pages in between. To see the Madison, Wisc., native on ice is to see one the best and brightest players women’s hockey has ever seen. Last year, as a junior at the University of Minnesota, Kessel compiled a dumbfounding (and nation leading) 46 goals and 101 points while leading the Golden Gophers to an unbeaten 41-0 record en route to the Women’s Frozen Four Championship. For her efforts, she was
Outdoor hockey games are all the rage and the next one happens Friday night at Minnesota as part of our weekly Frozen Friday Big Ten men’s hockey doubleheader on BTN/BTN2Go (see the full TV schedule here). The Gophers take on Ohio State at 9 p.m. ET on a rink built in the middle of TCF Bank Stadium’s field. You may recall the Gophers played Wisconsin in the 2013 Hockey City Classic in Chicago – look back at the highlights here. And we had that really cool video of the ice being built, too. As part of this years Hockey City