Matchup: Oakland back from the semester break takes on Michigan State Friday night at 8:55pm at Suburban Ice Rochester and Saturday at Suburban Ice East Lansing at 8:00pm

All Time Series: Oakland is 8-10-1 all-time against the Spartans. The teams have only played twice since 2010 (2010 & 2019) both Oakland wins.

Scouting Oakland: Forward Jeffrey Schmidt has scored three goals and three assists. Forward Nic Fernandez has four goals, and forward Jared Parsons has scored two goals. On the blueline, Keith Pilut has five points and defenseman Brendan Vogler has one assists. In net Parker Remelius (0-4-0) has a 6.28 goals against average and a save percentage of 87%

Scouting Michigan State: The Spartans are led by forward Alexander Barnes with 12 goals and 13 assists. Forward Kyle Switzer has scored 11 goals, while forward Coleman Peppelman has 21 points. On defense Brendan Murphy leads the blueline and the team with 12 goals and 16 assists. Defenseman Ryan Goodfellow has 10 points. In net for the Spartans, Lucas Chapel (8-1-1) has a 2.89 goals against average and a save percentage of 93%