MSU Hockey Overpowers Michigan, 5-1
Head coach Ron Mason captured his 800th win.
Feb. 20, 1998
In a game that had the eyes of the college hockey world focused on it, Michigan State soudly defeated Michigan Friday night, 5-1, in front of a raucous crowd of 6,689 at Munn Ice Arena.
With Michigan and Michigan State sitting 1-2 in the CCHA standings and in the top five in the national polls, the game took on added importance as MSU head coach Ron Mason captured his 800th win. But the true measure of tonight's game will be decided in time, MSU captain Tyler Harlton said.