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. Two Big Ten teams, Michigan and Michigan State, advanced to the finals, and the Wolverines captured their 16th GLI title. Penn State faced adversity in Pittsburgh this week during the Three Rivers Classic, losing to Robert Morris and Western Michigan. Before we jump ahead to what’s in store this weekend, here’s a recap of the scores from earlier this week. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 28 Michigan def. No. 5 Michigan Tech, 2-1 Michigan State def. Ferris
College hockey dies down this weekend for the holidays, so let’s jump ahead to the 50th annual Great Lakes Invitational, taking place at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit on Dec. 28-29. Michigan vs. No. 5 Michigan Tech When: Sunday 3:30p.m. ET, December 28th How to watch: Sunday’s game airs live on BTN2Go or Fox Sports Detroit Players to watch: Freshman forward Dylan Larkin scored the lone goal in Michigan’s 5-1 loss to Boston College last Friday. He has 15 points on the season. Netminder Zach Nagelvoort had 24 saves on the night against BC. He boasts a .904 save percentage on
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.
This weekend presents a Big Ten frenzy, as all six teams go head to head in conference play. Before we look ahead to the weekend, let’s talk about how the Big Ten fared last weekend in non-conference action. The Big Ten went 7-3 overall against non-conference opponents, which means this weekend’s Big Ten play could have some interesting results. Here are last weekend’s compiled results. FRIDAY Western Michigan def. Ohio State, 6-2 No. 3 Minnesota def. No. 12 Boston College, 6-2 Princeton def. Michigan State, 3-1 Michigan def. Renseelaer, 3-2 Wisconsin ties Ferris State, 1-1 SATURDAY Ohio State def. Notre
We’re entering another weekend of non-conference hockey action but Big Ten play also begins this week. We touch on last week’s games and look ahead to this weekend. Plus, watch our weekly BTN Hockey Report video show in this post as well. Before we look ahead to the weekend, let’s take a closer look at the Big Ten’s 4-5 record this past weekend. Minnesota suffered its first sweep at home since March of 2013, ending its 17-game home winning streak. Penn State is now on the map and contributed three points to the Big Ten/Hockey East challenge with a road
Michelle McMahon and Dan Kelly bring you the debut of the “BTN Hockey Report” with their early impressions and an update on the Big Ten/Hockey East Challenge.
Welcome back Big Ten hockey fans! It’s a big weekend for the second annual Big Ten/Hockey East Challenge as two Big Ten teams face off with their respective Hockey East opponents in a non-conference series. We’re halfway through the challenge. The Hockey East holds a 16-12 lead heading into the weekend. Here’s how they score it: two points for a win, one point for a tie, and a bonus point for winning on the road. With Big Ten Conference victory points at stake, the No. 1 Gophers make their 2014 challenge debut with a home series against No.15 Notre Dame,
How good are Big Ten goaltenders? Here's what Michigan State coach Tom Anastos said: "These are guys who can play at the next level."
Big Ten hockey enters its second season, and we compiled a fun player survey at media day Wednesday to preview the season.
The Big Ten Conference is live streaming the podium at the 2014 Big Ten Hockey Media Day at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. The live stream will be available from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. ET and will spotlight the podium where each of the six Big Ten head coaches will speak.