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Penn State Hockey Sweeps Spartans

Penn State men's hockey sweeps Michigan State on the road to reach the squad's second consecutive 20-win season.

Penn State men's hockey team swept Michigan State in a weekend double-header to with a 4-2 victory in the opening contest on Friday and a 4-1 win in the Saturday matchup. The No. 11 Lions improved to 20-8-2 on the year, good for its second consecutive 20-win season and 9-6-1 in conference play. Michigan State fell to 6-21-3 on the season and 2-12-2 in Big ten play.

In game one Alec Marsh, Chase Berger, Dylan Richard and David Goodwin all found the net for scores.

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In the second clash Nate Sucese scored twice with Denis Smirnov and Andrew Sturtz each finding the net twice.

Across the two games Penn State out-shot the Spartans 74-51. Penn State has had the Spartan's number over the past two seasons, going 7-0-1 against the Spartans.

Next up the Spartans head back to Happy Valley to face Wisconsin in a weekend doubleheader with a 7 pm faceoff on Friday and an 8 pm faceoff on Saturday. The Saturday clash will be Senior Night for the Nittany Lion seniors.

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