The Michigan State Athletic Department publicized their hockey schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 season on Thursday.

The Spartans, under new head coach Danton Cole (pictured), open the season on October 7th with an exhibition game against the University of Toronto (CAN) at Munn Ice Arena.

The regular season opener is on October 13th at Bowling Green.  The Big Ten conference opener is on November 3rd at the Minnesota Golden Gophers.

The Spartans were 7-24-4 in the 2016-17 season, and finished 3-14-3 in the Big Ten.

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