Welcome to tonight's live blog of Game 1 between the Northern Michigan Wildcats and Michigan State Spartans from the Berry Events Center in Marquette. The puck is set to drop at 7:35 p.m.
Both teams will meet again on Saturday in Marquette at 7:30 p.m.
Mining Journal Sports Editor Matt Wellens is at the Berry Events Center and will be tweeting updates all weekend at twitter.com/mattwellens, which you can see at www.miningjournal.net/page/blogs.detail/display/65/11-18-11-Michigan-State-at-NMU-hockey-live-blog.html
To interact with Matt, follow him on Twitter and tweet him your comments or questions. Note that comments have been disabled in the live blog.
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