MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota looks for its second sweep of the season against Michigan State in a Big Ten hockey series beginning at 7 p.m. Friday at 3M Arena at Mariucci.

The teams enter Friday night's game with the 13-5-0 (17-5-0 overall) Gophers on top of the Big Ten standings with Michigan State (5-10-1, 7-11-2) at the bottom.

The Gophers beat the Spartans, 3-1 and 4-2, in an early December series in East Lansing.

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