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Michigan Tech (3-14-0, 2-13-0 WCHA) takes on Michigan State (12-6-2, 9-3-2-0 CCHA) at 4 p.m. in Tuesday's first game before Michigan (9-9-0, 5-7-0-0 CCHA) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (9-9-1, 3-4-0 ECAC) play at 7:30.
Michigan has won the MacInnes Trophy a record 13 times and is the two-time defending champion. The Spartans last won the event in 2006 and Michigan Tech was a runner-up in 2007. RPI is making its first GLI appearance since 1985.