The Northern Michigan Wildcats host Michigan State tonight at the Berry Events Center in Game 1 of this two-game series in Marquette. Puck drops at 7:35 p.m.
Here are tonight's line charts for both sides. Missing from the Wildcat lineup is freshman defenseman Mitch Jones, who is one of six players charged with a misdemeanor involving stolen bicycles.
Jones along with freshmen Dylan Walchuk, Jake Baker, Eric Walker and DJ Vandercook must serve suspensions ranging from 1-5 games, according to NMU Director of Communications and Marketing Cindy Paavola.
Sophomore Stephan Vigier was also charged this week with a misdemeanor and is going through the student and student-athlete disciplinary process.
NMU has not disclosed when players will be serving suspensions or how many games each player is required to miss.
Vandercook and Walker have not appeared in any games this season.
Also out of tonight's lineup with an injury is senior forward Andrew Cherniwchan.
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