We’re in between the first and second periods of Game 1. Thanks to the wireless going up and down like a yo-yo and nonstop action in the first period, I haven’t had a chance to post the line combinations. Here they are:
Michigan State Forwards:
Michigan State Defense:
Ratchuk (The Spartans going with seven defenseman and 11 forwards)
Michigan State Goal:
Reload for second period updates!
1:22:Underway and back to full strength.
4:33: Lerg makes a great save on Bret Tyler from a tight angle.
9:56: Midway through the contest and things have settled down since the wild start. Both goalies playing well.
12:56: Bishop gets a big pad on a wrister from Crowder to keep the Black Bears in front.
14:57: Maine creates some havoc in front of the Spartan net, but to no avail.
16:22: The Spartans have tied it. A nice backhand pass from Justin Abdelkader to Chris Snavely, who one-times it past Bishop stick side.
20:00: And we’ve got two periods in the books, tied at two. SOG 23-22 Maine so far.
Third period to begin in a new blog post.