Neil Koepke previews Sunday's exhibition game against the USNTDP U-18 team.
The Spartans will play their first exhibition game of the season.
Personal: Born June 20, 1997 in Royal Oak, Michigan ... Son of Jerry and Julie, both MSU graduates ... Favorite NHL team is the Detroit Red Wings and favorite player of Jimmy Howard ... Lists his dad as his biggest hockey influence and Nick Lidstrom as his idol because he's "a true class act on and off the ice" ... Has wanted to play for Michigan State since he began playing hockey.