The seventh-seeded Spartans will meet second-seeded OSU in a best-of-three series.
MSU will honor its seniors prior to Saturday's game.
Notes, quotes and analysis from Neil Koepke on Saturday's 6-3 win over OSU in Columbus.
Fourteen different Spartans registered a point in the win.
Michigan State is 1-1 against the Badgers this season.
2017-18 (Freshman): Tied for second among MSU freshmen in points with 10 (3g, 7a) … Appeared in 34 games … Five of his points (2g, 3a) came over the final 10 games … Had an assist at Ohio State (2/2) and then got the game-winning goal the following night (2/3) in a 6-3 victory … Picked up his second goal in three games, scoring in the third period vs. Michigan (2/10) at Little Caesars Arena … Scored his first career goal on the power play in a 6-0 win over LSSSU (10/28) ... Had an assist at Minnesota (11/3) to give him points in two straight games … Had two assists over the final four games (2/23 at Notre Dame and 3/3 at Ohio State).
Prior to MSU: Led the Des Moines Buccaneers in points (46) and goals (19) in 2016-17, earning team MVP honors ... Also led Des Moines in power-play goals (7) and total shots (185) in what was his third season in the USHL ... Recorded 33 points, including 21 assists, which ranked fourth on the team, for Des Moines in 2015-16 ... Played for the Muskegon Lumberjacks in his first USHL season in 2014-15, putting up 15 points (7g, 8a) in 59 games ... After registering 21 points (10g, 11a) in 18 games for Honeybaked U16 in 2013-14, he moved up to Honeybaked U18 where he had seven points (3g, 4a) in eight games ... Played his Bantam hockey for Compuware and played one season of U16 with Little Caesars.
Personal: Born Oct. 21, 1997 in Ann Arbor, Michigan ... Son of Scott and Jacquie ... Mother ran track for two years at the University of Oklahoma ... Graduated from Brighton High School ... Lists Johnny Gaudreau as his favorite player ... Biggest hockey influence is Boston College women's hockey player Haley McLean as she helped teach him how to play hockey when they were growing up ... Brother, Robbie, is a 2016 graduate of Michigan State.