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In this Oct. 13, 2007, file photo, Minnesota's Mike Hoeffel, left, and Michigan's Matt Rust, right, collide during the first period in the championship game of the Ice Breaker college hockey tournament in St Paul. (Associated Press)

Big Ten on ice may be coming soon


By Dave Campbell, AP Sports Writer

MINNEAPOLIS -- Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin: This is the Big Ten, on ice.

Conference athletic directors announced Monday their recommendation of a six-team men's hockey league that would start in the 2013-14 season, a proposal that will go before the Big Ten presidents and chancellors for approval in June.

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