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Penn State's hot play of late was put to a halt last weekend by Michigan State.
Penn State finished off a regular sweep of the Badgers with two wins at home last weekend.
Philly native David Thompson scored his first career goal to help lead Penn State to a 4-2 win over Vermont, keeping the Nittany Lions unbeaten in their last six games.
Penn State shoots from anywhere and everywhere. A look at the Nittany Lions' high shot counts.
Penn State played a wild weekend series against Northern Michigan that featured multiple-goal comebacks in each game.
The Nittany Lions took four of a possible six points from the Spartans to temporarily jump back to the top of the league standings
A late comeback on Friday went for naught in an overtime loss, but Penn State bounced back with a win on Saturday to split their series with Ohio State.
Penn State dropped both games at the Three Rivers Classic to end 2014 on a sour note.
Penn State swept two games at the Kohl Center in Wisconsin to earn their first Big Ten series sweep and vault into first place in the Big Ten standings.