Found December 01, 2012 on
Fox Sports Wisconsin:
Visiting Wisconsin skated to a 1-all overtime tie Friday night, at Denver.
The Badgers got a goal from star Michael Mersch early in the third period for the game's first score. Alas, host Denver knotted the game at the 18:44 mark of the third when Joey LaLeggia lit the lamp, sending the game into overtime.
Wisconsin, now 1-7-3 on the season, was led by netminder Joel Rumpel's 30 saves. Highly regarded Denver (9-3-1) was led on the stat sheet by goalie Juho Olkinuora's 32 total saves.
The Badgers registered 33 total shots on goal on the evening.
BEST OF MAXIM
The Wisconsin men's hockey team tied Denver on Friday night in the opening game of a two-game series.
The Badgers maintained the offensive zone for the bulk of the opening period, but had nothing to show for it. In fact, the Pioneers out-shot UW 13-12 in the first.
Both teams squandered a few scoring chances in the opening two periods with no success. Leading to a scoreless...
The Matchup: Wisconsin at # 5 Denver
When: Friday Nov. 30 & Saturday Dec. 1 9/8 p.m. CT
Where: Magness Arena (6,026)
Ice Sheet: 200' x 85’
TV: Friday – NBC Sports Network, Saturday - None
All-Time Series: Wisconsin leads 75-59-11
Last Series Meeting: Denver 3, Wisconsin 2 (OT)- The Pioneers eliminated the Badgers in the third game of the three...
As is going to be the case for a lot of things this season, the meeting this weekend between Denver and Wisconsin, two of the most respected programs in the WCHA, will be their final one as conference foes. Word on the street is that they will continue to play as non-conference opponents on an annual basis, but nothing about that has been set in stone and until it is you can'...