Irish top MSU in game 1 of B1G Quarterfinals

Published: Mar. 4, 2023 at 12:23 AM EST
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - The Notre Dame hockey team shutout Michigan State 1-0 in game one of the Big Ten Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Friday night.

Grant Silianoff scored the only goal of the game off a rebound of a Travis Janike shot. Irish net minder Ryan Bischel recorded his fifth shutout of the season, stopping 36 shots — 18 of those in the third period.

The No. 4 seed Irish and No. 5 seed Spartans will face off again on Saturday for game two of the best-of-three quarterfinal series. Puck drop at Compton Family Ice Arena is set for 4:30 p.m.