Michigan State stopped its losing streak and Michigan beat the No. 7 team in the country Saturday.
Both the Michigan and Michigan State hockey teams won games Saturday, with Michigan beating No. 7 Western Michigan 2-0 and Michigan State beating No. 19 Ferris State 3-1 to end a five-game losing streak.
Michigan and Western Michigan were scoreless through the first two periods, but the Wolverines got two goals in the third to win the game. The first was scored by Brennan Serville, his first career goal, on assists by Andrew Copp and Cristoval Nieves less than two minutes into the period.
Jacob Trouba scored the other on assists by Nieves and A.J. Treais 12 minutes into the period.
Goalie Adam Janecyk stopped 25 shots in the shutout.
Michigan State scored first against Ferris State on a goal by Matt Berry, assisted by Matt DeBlouw and Brent Darnell. Ferris tied it in the second on a goal by Jason Brinkley.
Michigan State broke the tie 1:32 into the third period on a goal by Chris Forfar, assisted by R.J. Boyd and Greg Wolfe. Boyd also assisted Michigan State's final goal, scored by Tanner Sorenson.