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.
Notes, quotes and analysis from Neil Koepke on Friday's win over LSSU.
Spartans remain unbeaten at home in improving to 4-2 on the season.
Spartans remain unbeaten at home.
Personal: Born Oct. 28, 1996 in Boca Raton, Florida ... Son of Carolyn and Dave ... Mother played collegiate lacrosse and field hockey for SUNY Oneonta ... Father played college hockey at Elmira and then professionally in Sweden ... Father is currently the head of strength and conditioning for NHL officials and was the head strength coach for the 1994 Stanley Cup Champion New York Rangers ... Uncle, Barry Smith, is a longtime NHL coach, having won Stanley Cups as an assistant coach with Detroit (three) and Pittsburgh (two) and as director of player development for Chicago (two) ... Lists his parents as his heroes because "they have sacrificed so much for me to pursue my dreams" ... Father is his biggest hockey influence, while Brendan Shanahan and Pavel Datsyuk are his favorite players.