It’s about four hours to game time and the USCHO crew is getting ready to head over to the rink. It’s only about a four block walk to the Scottrade Center, albeit through unseasonably cold weather here in St. Louis.

We were Glad to get an invitation to a party last night hosted by my friend Joe, who covers hockey in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Pretty amazing since he lives in New York. Tune in later for reasons why Michigan State, a 3:2 underdog according to the gurus in Vegas, will win this thing. And why it won’t.