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.
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.
We profile Ohio State hockey player Chad Niddery, a Canadian native who held a very fascinating job off the ice. Here’s a hint: It involved coming almost face to face with a wild bear.
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.