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Mersch Signs With Los Angeles Kings

Wisconsin suffered heartbreak at the hands of long-time rival North Dakota this past weekend, and that means it’s time for UW players to make some big-time decisions. Up first in that area is senior forward Michael Mersch, who signed a three-year deal with the Los Angeles Kings according to a release from UW Athletics. Mersch was a 2011 fourth round draft pick of the Kings and...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings sign draft picks Dowd, Mersch

Forwards Nic Dowd and Michael Mersch on Tuesday signed entry-level contracts with the Los Angeles Kings. Dowd, who was playing collegiately at St. Cloud State, signed a one-year contract, while Mersch, who was at the University of Wisconsin, signed a three-year contract. Financial terms of the contracts were not disclosed. Dowd, 23, had 22 goals, 40 points and 32 penalty minutes...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mersch's well-timed goals lead Badgers over Penn State

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Timing was everything for Michael Mersch. The Wisconsin senior scored twice in Friday's Big Ten tournament semifinal game, and it was all the scoring the Badgers needed in a 2-1 victory over Penn State. As big as Mersch's 21st and 22nd goals of the season were for Wisconsin, it was when he scored them that made a big difference. Underdog Penn State took...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wisconsin F goes behind the back for nice goal

Wisconsin Badgers forward Michael Mersch showed off his filthy hands with this beauty against Michigan. To pass it behind his own back to himself and then to bury it in the net is simply SportsCenter Top 10 worthy. [Andy Johnson] The post Wisconsin’s Michael Mersch scores phenomenal goal vs. Michigan appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Mersch leads Badgers over Michigan in return to B1G action

The Badgers played a conference game for the first time in over a month on Friday night, renewing a very old rivalry with the Michigan Wolverines. A crowd of 9,499 witnessed history as the Badgers' Michael Mersch recorded the school's first ever hat trick in Big Ten play, leading Wisconsin to an entertaining 5-2 victory over No. 8 Michigan.  One has to wonder where Wisconsin...
Via Madtown Badgers
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Paced by Mersch's hat trick, Badgers hockey tops Michigan

MADISON, Wis. -- The No. 14-ranked University of Wisconsin men's hockey squad topped visiting Michigan, 5-2 on Friday night at the Kohl Center, led by star Michael Mersch's hat trick. The Badgers (12-6-1, 3-2-0-0 Big Ten) surged out to a quick, 2-0 lead in the first period, off goals from Mersch and Grant Besse. Then, following a scoreless second period, Jefferson Dahl, who...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers hockey routs Nebraska-Omaha

Wisconsin forward Michael Mersch tallied two goals and added two assists and forward Mark Zengerle added a goal and two assists as the Badgers trounced host Nebraska-Omaha Saturday, 6-2, in WCHA hockey action. Wisconsin, now 16-11-7 overall, scored four goals in the second period and the rout was on from there. Tyler Barnes greatly aided the Badgers' effort, as he ended the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisconsin's Michael Mersch will not be suspended

I just got off of the phone with Greg Shepherd, head of WCHA officials, and this is what I know. Mersch came off of the bench on a line change and would have actually would’ve had to enter the altercation in question to be suspended. So, if Mersch had jumped off of the Wisconsin players been and entered the altercation in the Wisconsin end, Mersch would have then been suspended...
Via Goon's World
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers hockey falls, 2-1, to NMU

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Junior forward Michael Mersch tallied a power-play goal, but it went for naught as the Wisconsin men's hockey squad dropped a 2-1 decision Friday at the hands of Northern Michigan. Northern Michigan's Cohen Adair put his club up for good midway through the third period, as he hammered home a power-play goal. Northern Michigan also got a goal from Reed Seckel...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Michael Mersch penalty.

At the .50 second mark on the embedded video above you will see the check that the Wisconsin Badgers forward Michael Mersch put on Minnesota Gophers forward Kyle Rau. This check in question would end the night for the Badgers Mersch as he was given a five minute major for contact to the head and a game misconduct. In watching the video, I honestly don't understand how that...
Via Goon's World
November 13, 2011  |  Discuss
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