Found January 13, 2013 on
Leading up to the weekend series with Minnesota State Mankato, Wisconsin men’s hockey coach Mike Eaves felt that the wind was at his team’s sails.
Well, the Badgers swept the 11th-ranked Mavericks and continue to cruise as their unbeaten streak has reached 10 games, making a little bit of history in the process.
Friday night saw UW emerge as a 4-3 victor in overtime.
Joe Faust lit the lamp for the first time this season at the 18:02 mark of the first period to give the Badgers and early 1-0 advantage.
The edge was short lived, however, as Matt Leitner answered for the Mavericks with a power play score just over a minute late to knot the game at 1-1 heading into the first intermission.
Ryan Little put UW ahead late in the second period with his third goal of the season.
The 2-1 lead held until the 8:59 mark of the third period when Tyler Elbrecht helped MSU pull even once again.
Jefferson Dahl found the back of the net with 3:39 remaining in the contest to...
BEST OF MAXIM
Senior standout John Ramage scored his second overtime goal in as many nights Saturday, lifting the Wisconsin hockey squad to a 2-1 victory at Minnesota State.
With its win, Wisconsin improved to 7-0-3 in its last 10 games. After not winning a WCHA regular-season overtime game since 2006, the Badgers won two in two nights over Minnesota State.
Wisconsin, now 8-7-5 overall, had...
Senior defenseman John Ramage lit the lamp at the 4:28 mark of overtime Friday night, propelling the Wisconsin hockey squad past Minnesota State, 4-3.
Wisconsin won the back-and-forth battle thanks in large part to the two points apiece from standouts Jefferson Dahl, Sean Little and Ryan Little. Netminder Landon Peterson also stood tall for the Badgers, as he recorded 30 total saves...
Scoring game winning overtime goals, that's what will win you the hearts and minds of Badger hockey fans everywhere. Apparently it'll also win you the WCHA Defender of the Week, which is exactly what John Ramage did and won for his two game winning overtime goals that extended the Badgers undefeated streak to 10 straight games.
Ramage's goals were about as unexpected...