By Matt Mackinder/UM-MSU Beat Writer
Michigan State scored the game's first three goals and then held on for a 3-2 win at home over Michigan Friday night.
Corey Tropp scored twice to go along with a single from Andrew Rowe.
Drew Palmisano finished with 22 saves for the win in net.
Carl Hagelin and Louie Caporusso tallied for Michigan, while Bryan Hogan made 20 saves.
The two teams meet again tomorrow night at Joe Louis Arena.
MiCHO staff writer and photographer Karl Henkel will be at the game with a live blog, exclusive photos and a game recap.