As the old adage goes, “all good things must come to an end.” The Wisconsin men’s hockey team’s 11- game unbeaten streak came to a close Saturday night as No. 8 Miami (OH) downed the Badgers 2-1 at the Kohl Center.
After being shutout in the first game of the series, it was the Redhawks that got on the board first in the finale courtesy of a score from Austin Czarnik on the power play just 3:16 into the contest.
“We were on our heels before they even scored. You could tell which team won and which team lost last night because they came out with the burr in their fanny and they came out and had that step and we kind of slapped ourselves in the face a bit,” Wisconsin head coach Mike Eaves said. “The numbers say that you’ll win 65 percent of the time if you score first and that proved out tonight.”
The Badgers answered in the second period when Michael Mersch found the back of the net 8:35 into the stanza to knot the game at 1-1. The score was the, team-leading, ...