Now in its 54th year, this season's installment of the GLI is highlighted by four Michigan-based schools for only the 15th time in tournament history. The two-day, single-elimination tournament, which has become a holiday tradition for sports fans in southeast Michigan, features event host Michigan Tech and tournament mainstays Michigan and Michigan State. Special invitee Lake Superior State is set to participate in the tournament for the fourth time and most recent appearance since 1999.
Sunday, Dec. 30 Michigan Tech vs. Michigan | 1:00 p.m. Michigan State vs. Lake Superior State | 4:00 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 31 Third-Place Game | 11:30 a.m. Championship Game | 2:30 p.m. Detroit Red Wings vs. Florida Panthers | 7:30 p.m.
The fierce in-state rivalry between the Michigan Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans continues with the Duel in the D at Little Caesars Arena on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7:00 p.m. The Wolverines and Spartans will once again compete for the "Iron D" Trophy, which is awarded to the winner of the annual clash in Hockeytown.
The most-played rivalry in college hockey will open a new chapter as the two universities compete at Little Caesars Arena to claim in-state bragging rights. Michigan leads the all-time series 163-134-22 with the rivalry dating back to 1925