Spartans in the Stanley Cup Playoffs Update
 
 
 
After a win Sunday night, Mike Weaver and the Canadiens currently have a 3-0 lead over Tampa Bay.
 
After a win Sunday night, Mike Weaver and the Canadiens currently have a 3-0 lead over Tampa Bay.
 
 

April 21, 2014

EAST LANSING - The Michigan State hockey program was again well-represented in the National Hockey League this season with 17 Spartans playing in the league. The 17 Spartans were the fourth most alums of any school playing in the NHL in 2013-14. Of the 17 in the NHL this season, 11 are currently taking part in the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Michigan State has had a Stanley Cup winner in six of the last eight seasons. Duncan Keith claimed his second Stanley Cup last season, joining Craig Simpson (1988, 1990) as MSU's two-time cup winners. In total, 11 Spartans have hoisted Lord Stanley's Cup.

Spartans in the NHL in 2013-14

Below is an update on all 11 Spartan greats, including playoff stats and where their teams currently stand in the first round.

Boston vs. Detroit
Series tied, 1-1
Next Game: Tuesday at Detroit
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BOS - Torey Krug (2 GP, 0-2-2, E)
BOS - Corey Potter (1 GP, 0-0-0, E)
DET - Justin Abdelkader (2 GP, 0-0-0, +1)
DET - Drew Miller (2 GP, 0-1-1, -1)

New York Rangers vs. Philadelphia
Series tied, 1-1
Next Game: Tuesday at Philadelphia
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PHI - Adam Hall (2 GP, 0-1-1, E)

 

 

Tampa Bay vs. Montreal
Montreal leads, 3-0
Next Game: Tuesday at Montreal
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MTL - Mike Weaver (3 GP, 0-1-1, +2)

Pittsburgh vs. Columbus
Series tied, 1-1
Next Game: Monday at Columbus
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CBJ - Corey Tropp (2 GP, 0-0-0, E)

St. Louis vs. Chicago
St. Louis leads, 2-0
Next Game: Monday at Chicago
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STL - Ryan Miller (2 GP, 2-0, .914 Sv%, 2.20 GAA)
CHI - Duncan Keith (2 GP, 1-0-1, -1)

Anaheim vs. Dallas
Anaheim leads, 2-0
Next Game: Monday at Dallas
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DAL - Shawn Horcoff (2 GP, 0-1-1, +1)
DAL - Chris Mueller (0 GP)