Badgers captain Ramage signs deal with Flames

John Ramage, the two year captain of the Wisconsin Badgers hockey program was a draft pick of the Calgary Flames back in 2010 (4th round, 103rd overall) but, instead of leaving then or a year early he stayed and finished his eligibility as a Badger. Today his NHL journey begins as the Flames announced the signing of Ramage.  According to the release Ramage will be on a two year...
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April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers defenseman John Ramage destroys Mavericks forward Teddy Blueger

“That’s contact to the head, that’s a no brainer,” Kevin Gorg said on viewing the hit by John Ramage on Minnesota State Maverick Teddy Blueger. The funny thing with Gorg, he’s supposed to know hockey, but every time he opens his mouth he removes all doubt. I haven’t seen many guys that get hit in the head grab their shoulder. Look at the video, he holding his shoulder...
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March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

John Ramage on Seth Ambroz

Good clean hard check by the Wisconsin Badgers defenseman John Ramage on Minnesota Golden Gophers forward Seth Ambroz. Ambroz appeared to be a bit shook up from the Ramage hit, but was able to make it back to the game. Ambroz--> RT @pgabriel15 He got crunched by Ramage behind the net. Couldn't tell exactly, but he was in pain — Andy Johnson (@AndyJohnsonB5Q) February 17, 2013
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February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Ramage Named WCHA Defender of the Week

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...
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January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Men's Hockey Series Recap: Ramage plays hero (twice)

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....
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January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Overtime goal pushes Wisconsin past Minnesota State

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...
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January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers edge Minnesota State in overtime

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...
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January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers upset No. 5 Denver on road

The Wisconsin hockey squad posted an eye-opening win Saturday night, defeating fifth-ranked Denver, 3-1, on the road. The Badgers, who jumped out to a swift, 2-0 lead at Magness Arena, got goals from Nic Kerdiles, Derek Lee and John Ramage. Wisconsin also got 35 total saves from netminder Landon Peterson. With the win, the Badgers improved to 2-7-3 overall and 2-5-3 in WCHA play...
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December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Defensive crunch: A pair of Badgers weigh their options

The futures of defensemen Justin Schultz and John Ramage have been a source of great speculation in the Wisconsin hockey community and beyond. Both have been drafted- Schultz by the Anaheim Ducks (43rd overall) in 2008 and Ramage by the Calgary Flames (103rd overall) in 2010. Though they both have a chance to make an impact at the next level, but their paths to get there will likely...
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April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Ramage Hit On Oliver

s/t to Chuck Schwartz... This is the hit that the Wisconsin Badgers John Ramage put on SCSU Husky Nick Oliver. The on ice officials gave Ramage a five minute major for contact to the head and a game misconduct. That was a bad call by the officials in my opinion, it looks from the video that this was a shoulder to shoulder hit. Related articlesMichael Mersch penalty. (ndgoon.blogspot...
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February 04, 2012  |  Discuss

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