Badgers hockey blanks Michigan State in Saturday finale

MADISON, Wis. -- The power play continued to serve the Wisconsin men's hockey squad well on Saturday night, leading to a 2-0 victory over Michigan State, in front of an announced crowd of 15,359. Joseph LaBate got eighth-ranked Wisconsin (19-9-2 overall, 10-5-1-0 Big Ten) rolling, tallying his power-play goal at 7:17 of the first period. Then, after Michael Mersch added a power...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers sweep Wolverines with 3-1 win

The Wisconsin Badgers men's hockey team have swept their home series against the Michigan Wolverines with a 3-1 win to follow up Friday's 5-2 victory. Joseph LaBate, Kevin Schulze and Frankie Simonelli lit the lamp for the Badgers. Wisconsin outshot Michigan 37-29, but was 0-for-3 on the power play. Andrew Copp scored his 11th goal of the season to save the Wolverines from...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers hockey holds off Alabama-Huntsville

MADISON -- Wisconsin's fourteenth-ranked men's hockey squad used a workmanlike effort Saturday night to hold off Alabama-Huntsville, 3-2, at the Kohl Center. Wisconsin (10-5-1 overall) jumped out to a seemingly commanding, 2-0 lead after the first period, off early goals from Jefferson Dahl and Joseph LaBate. Wisconsin outshot the visitors by a 14-5 margin in the game'...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 15 Wisconsin knocks off Colorado College, 4-1

The No. 15-ranked University of Wisconsin Badgers men's hockey team took on former WCHA foes the Colorado College Tigers at the Kohl Center, ending the Tigers' longest undefeated streak of the season. After a first period with plenty of looks but no goals, Joseph LaBate got the Badgers on the board first with a power play goal midway through the second period. CC's A...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Hockey Player Nets Impressive Between-the-Legs Goal in Rout of Penn State (Video)

College hockey is heating up, and even though Wisconsin sits in the middle of the pack in the Big 10, Friday’s rout of Penn State produced one of the most beautiful goals of the season. Junior forward Joseph LaBate rocketed a shot on goal, which ricocheted off of Penn State goalie Matthew Skoff and onto the stick of  Wisconsin’s Tyler Barnes. Barnes stepped up and one-timed...
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisconsin wins its first Big Ten hockey game

The Wisconsin men's hockey squad stormed past Penn State by a 7-1 margin Friday, giving the Badgers their first-ever Big Ten conference win. The No. 17-ranked Badgers (5-5-1, 1-2-0 Big Ten) used seven different goal scorers to rout the Nittany Lions (3-8-1, 0-1-0 Big Ten) at the Kohl Center. Joseph LaBate had three assists to pace the Badgers. Meanwhile, in net, Joel Rumpel...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Men's Hockey: Gophers Top Badgers in B1G Opener

The Minnesota men’s hockey team proved to be too much for Wisconsin to handle as the Gophers downed the Badgers 4-1 Friday night at Mariucci Arena. Joseph LaBate gave Wisconsin the early edge when he stuffed one home at the 6:31 mark of the opening stanza. But the Badgers’ joy was short-lived as the Gophers went on to score four unanswered goals en route to a decisive victory...
Via Madtown Badgers
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers hockey knocks off Northern Michigan

MADISON -- Mark Zengerle and Nic Kerdiles had two assists apiece to pace the Wisconsin men's hockey squad in a 5-2 victory over Northern Michigan Friday night at the Kohl Center. The Badgers got goals from five separate skaters as they strolled to a season-opening win. Joseph LaBate scored at 5:07 of the first period to get Wisconsin rolling. Northern Michigan (0-1-0) closed...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Kyle Rau's hit on Joseph LaBate

First off as most of you know, I am not a Gopher fan or an apologist by any stretch of the imagination. I also have a lot of respect for MIke Eaves coach of the Badgers... That being said, check out this hit by Gopher forward Kyle Rau check (38 second mark) on the Badgers Joseph LaBate. This is a textbook clean shoulder to shoulder body check. Apparently, Badgers coach Mike Eaves...
Via Goon's World
March 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Freshman LaBate lifts Wisconsin hockey to win

MADISON -- Freshman Joseph LaBate lit the lamp at the 15:57 mark of the third period Saturday, helping to propel his Wisconsin men's hockey squad past Alaska Anchorage, 3-2, in WCHA action. LaBate was one of three Badgers to post two points on the night. He was joined in that exclusive group by teammates Justin Schultz and Mark Zengerle. Schultz and Zengerle, coincidentally,...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

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