Originally written on Madtown Badgers  |  Last updated 1/14/13
  Coming into last weekend, the Wisconsin women’s hockey team held a mere one point advantage over Ohio State for second place in the WCHA standings. Considering that Minnesota has, essentially, locked up the regular season crown and the number one seed in the league playoffs, the two-game set with the Buckeyes at La Bahn Arena was especially crucial. The Badgers earned a much needed sweep over OSU and now have extended their advantage for the No.2 spot in the conference to five points. A pair of shorthanded goals lifted No.8 Wisconsin over No. 9 Ohio State 4-1 in the opening game of the series on Friday. Madison Packer scored at 16:47 of the second period to put UW up 1-0 and the Badgers never looked back. Brianna Decker notched the first shorthanded score of the game a hair over three minutes into the final period to extend Wisconsin’s advantage to two. Ally Tarr brought the Buckeyes within one with her goal minutes later, but that is as close as...
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