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A new book by former Detroit Free Press sportswriter Keith Gave tells the story of how the Detroit Red Wings brought Soviet players to the National Hockey League. Those players helped the team win its first Stanley Cup championship in more than four decades back in 1997.

Current Sports | February 9, 2018

Feb 9, 2018
MSU Athletics

Michigan State Women's Basketball; Michigan State Men's Basketball; Purdue; Michigan State Football; Craig Evans; Madre London; Michigan State Hockey; Jason Ruff


Jim Slater photo
Courtesy photo

Twenty years ago, the National Hockey League took a multi-week break so that professionals could play in the Olympic Games for the first time ever. This year, though, the league decided to stop giving pros a break so they could play. That decision created opportunities for players who might otherwise never make an Olympic roster.


Tom Anastos photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR-MSU

The Michigan State hockey team finished last in the Big Ten regular season, but the Spartans are hopeful about their chances in the conference tournament in Detroit this week. MSU opens play against Ohio State at Joe Louis Arena on Thursday.


MSU club hockey’s road trip makes lifetime memories

Dec 13, 2016
MSU Club Hockey

College, for many, marks the first time away from home. New responsibilities kick in, as the student experiences being in control of their life.

MSU club hockey provides opportunity

Nov 12, 2016
Kamen Kessler / WKAR's Current Sports

Michigan State hockey’s annual Green versus White game is a fun fall kickoff event for the upcoming season, but for a few players, it is an extraordinary opportunity.

Ron Mason photo
Courtesy MSU Athletic Communications

Michigan State University has lost one of its legends. Ron Mason coached Spartan hockey for 23 years and then became the university’s athletic director. We look back on the life and legacy of Ron Mason.


Current Sports | 3/3/16 | #651

Mar 3, 2016

Michigan State Basketball, Rutgers Basketball, Current Sports Bracketology, DeAndre Carter, 2 Minutes for Ruffing, Jason Ruff, and Throwback Thursday.


Current Sports | 11/9/15 | #582

Nov 9, 2015

Michigan State Spartans Football, LSU-Alabama, The New Top Four College Football Teams, Missouri Football, Flint Firebirds, Ryan Slocum, and Weekend Winners.


Justin Spiro and Jack Johnson photo
Courtesy Justin Spiro

MSU student Andrew Singler was murdered two years ago. On Saturday, he will be remembered at a pick-up hockey game featuring NHL star Jack Johnson. Current State’s Scott Pohl talks with Justin Spiro about the Andrew Singler Memorial Cup.