With MSU seemingly on cruise control up 6-4, they in explicably let up, allowing the Lakers to score two goals in the final minute of the game to tie the score.
Tyler Howells came up big scoring the game winner in overtime to allow MSU to escape with a win.
"This was a win that we had to get or else our season was probably over," Head Coach Rick Comley said. "I would never have dreamt that these two goaltenders would have given up 13 goals, but we'll take the win and look forward to next weekend," said the coach who clearly believes an NCAA bid is in the bag.
The Spartans will gather at Reno's Eastside in East Lansing at 2:30pm to watch the selection show and find out their fate.