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Team: Michigan State Spartans
Conference: Big Ten
Head Coach: Danton Cole
Rivals: Michigan, N.D.
Michigan State Spartans Hockey TicketsThe Michigan State Spartans are one of the most competitive teams in NCAA Division I hockey, with a long tradition of winning. The Spartans hockey team has long been one of the biggest draws in East Lansing, Mich. The current Spartans squad has been described by its head coach as a team with blue-collar work ethic. The MSU Spartans have never been afraid to fight for the puck, go into the corners or defend against some of the fastest skaters and hardest shots in the Big Ten. Current head coach Danton Cole played for the Spartans during one of their winningest eras. Today, Cole presides over a tight roster of great prospects. Cole is known for his ability to develop young players into professionals. His teams at Michigan State play exciting, hard-fought hockey and are building their own legacy as a unit. StubHub is your source for Michigan State Spartans tickets.
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Where do the Michigan State Spartans play?The Michigan State Spartans play at Munn Ice Arena in East Lansing, Mich. The Munn Ice Arena was first opened in 1974. This is one of the great classic buildings in NCAA Division I hockey. In the 40-plus years since the building opened, it's been renovated several times. Since the 1999-2000 season, the press box has been modernized, the HVAC system was upgraded, and bleachers were replaced with proper seats with seat backs. Munn Ice Arena is named after Clarence L. Munn, a former football coach and athletic director at Michigan State. Munn's nickname was "Biggie," which fit his personality very well.
Who is the head coach of the Michigan State Spartans?The head coach of the Michigan State Spartans is Danton Cole. He joined the Spartans program in 2017. Before his tenure at Michigan State, Cole worked with USA Hockey and at Bowling Green. Over the course of Cole's career, over 100 of his players have gone on to play in the NHL. In addition to his coaching career, Cole's life in hockey includes a long tenure as a player. He played his college hockey at Michigan State, starting in the 1985-86 season. During his four seasons as a player, the Spartans made it to the Frozen Four three times. Danton Cole's assistants include Chris Luongo and Joe Exter.
Who are some notable players from the Michigan State Spartans?Michigan State has one of the most consistent, high-level NCAA hockey programs in the country. Evidence of this can be seen in the number of NHL players the Spartans have developed over the last several decades. Well-known NHLers, including Rod Brind'Amour, Joe Murphy, Anson Carter, Mackenzie MacEachern and Ryan Miller, all played their college hockey at Michigan State. Brind'Amour has also gone on to have a coaching career behind the bench for the Carolina Hurricanes. The 2019-2020 roster for this team includes four NHL draft picks.
Have the Michigan State Spartans ever won a national championship?Yes. The Spartans have won the NCAA championship three times: in 1966, 1986 and 2007. Additionally, the Spartans have placed second for the championship in 1959 and 1987. The Spartans faced off against North Dakota for the title twice. Both schools have some of the most successful hockey programs in NCAA hockey history.
Do the Michigan State Spartans have any rivals?Michigan State's fiercest rival is their in-state, in-conference counterpart, the Michigan Wolverines. These teams have faced off against one another over 300 times. They're also both very strong programs that are often in contention at the Frozen Four. The Wolverines have a stronger record overall with nine national championships in total.
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