113,411 were in attendance at the Big House to watch Michigan beat Michigan State 5-0, setting a world record for most people in attendance for an ice hockey game. The weather actually cooperated nicely as temperatures were in the high 30s and there was no precipitation.
Like any great major sporting event, the game between Michigan and Michigan State was billed with a fantastic name: The Big Chill. Michigan is now 10-5-4 with the win while the Spartans fall to 6-9-3 with the loss. The Frozen Four is still several months away, but this was one awesome way to get the season going.
If you weren’t watching Army-Navy on CBS, hopefully you caught a glimpse of The Big Chill on Big Ten Network because it’s something we don’t get treated to too often.
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