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Craig Conroy’s phone keeps ringing over quality of prospects in Calgary Flames’ stable

The well-known likes of Max Reinhart, Markus Granlund, Sven Baertschi? They get a pass.John Ramage and Turner Elson, winners of the ECHL’s Kelly Cup less than a month ago, also stay home. Another youngster has visa issues — Rushan Rafikov. Another is coming off knee surgery — Michael Ferland. Another has progressed past the point of these summertime hoedowns — Sean Monahan...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

ECHL Announces Suspension of Alaska Aces Defenseman John Ramage

The ECHL announced the one-game suspension and fine of Alaska Aces defenseman John Ramage on Saturday due to an elbow that went unpenalized during Game 4. Ramage will be suspended for Game 5 and will pay an undisclosed fine for elbowing Cincinnati Cyclones forward Josh Shalla with a little over seven minutes remaining in the second period. The suspension and fine fall under ECHL...
Via Beyond The Benches
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

UW hockey has seen it all this season

MADISON, Wis. Mark Zengerle sat in his apartment on a late November night with his three roommates, scrolling the college hockey rankings on a computer. He scrolled. And scrolled. And scrolled some more, until he reached the bottom of the page. There was no escaping reality. The numbers told the story of a miserable 10-game run to start the season. Of the 59 teams in NCAA Division...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

UW hockey has seen it all this season

MADISON, Wis. Mark Zengerle sat in his apartment on a late November night with his three roommates, scrolling the college hockey rankings on a computer. He scrolled. And scrolled. And scrolled some more, until he reached the bottom of the page. There was no escaping reality. The numbers told the story of a miserable 10-game run to start the season. Of the 59 teams in NCAA Division...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 27, 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...
Via Goon's World
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Comeback Completed: Badgers Win Broadmoor Trophy

(photo courtesy Larry Radloff) When the Wisconsin men’s hockey team began play in the 2013 WCHA Final Five, the magic number was three. Three wins and the Broadmoor Trophy would be theirs.  More importantly, the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament would be theirs.  No more crunching numbers. No more scoreboard watching. No more speculation. Three wins...
Via Madtown Badgers
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers advance to WCHA championship game

The 14th-ranked University of Wisconsin hockey team has advanced to the WCHA Final Five's championship game after dispatching top seed St. Cloud State, 4-1, Friday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. Saturday's appearance in the WCHA title game -- against Minnesota or Colorado College -- will be Wisconsin's first since 2000 and also its first under coach Mike...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers lose lead, fall to St. Cloud State

The No. 14 University of Wisconsin men's hockey team gave up three goals in the third period, relinquishing a 2-1 lead and ultimately falling, 4-2, to No. 8 St. Cloud State during the first game of the teams' final WCHA regular-season series in Madison. Joseph LaBate opened the scoring with a power-play goal 14 minutes into the game, giving the Badgers (16-12-7, 12-8-7) a...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers can't pull off Badgers sweep

CHICAGO Leading up to its weekend series against Wisconsin, the Minnesota men's hockey team tried not to get ahead of itself and think too much about Sunday's game at Soldier Field. There would be plenty of hoopla surrounding the event, but the Gophers needed points in order to climb the WCHA standings. Simply put, they couldn't overlook Friday's game in Madison...
Via Fox Sports North
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers can't pull off Badgers sweep

CHICAGO Leading up to its weekend series against Wisconsin, the Minnesota men's hockey team tried not to get ahead of itself and think too much about Sunday's game at Soldier Field. There would be plenty of hoopla surrounding the event, but the Gophers needed points in order to climb the WCHA standings. Simply put, they couldn't overlook Friday's game in Madison...
Via Fox Sports North
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers keep it simple in 3-2 victory over rivals Minnesota

  Chicago, IL - After Friday night's 3-2 loss to the Gophers, Wisconsin faced as much of a "must win" as you could think of if they wanted to make their case for the NCAA tournament and after a sluggish start to Sunday's game the Border Battle was in danger of becoming the "Boring Battle." However, a 4 minute explosion of offense late in...
Via Madtown Badgers
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Hockey City Classic Wisconsin 3 Minnesota 2

    After a very entertaining encounter between Notre Dame and Miami-Ohio in the Hockey City Classic Wisconsin and Minnesota had quite the task ahead of them. But it turned out that they would not disappoint the 52,051 in attendance at Soldier Field. The first period was scoreless despite Minnesota outshooting Wisconsin 13-5 and winning more faceoffs. The Badgers were able to counter...
Via The Sports Bank
February 17, 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
Via Goon's World
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Hockey City Classic has different dynamic for Badgers

Wisconsin hockey isn't a stranger when it comes to playing outdoor hockey games, but this year there's no denying something will be different when the Badgers tangle with their Border Battle Rivals outdoors at Soldier Field in Chicago on Sunday. Not only is it a game against a bitter rival in the middle of the season, but it's also a game that's going to be hugely...
Via Madtown Badgers
February 12, 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...
Via Madtown Badgers
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....
Via Madtown Badgers
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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisconsin hockey unveils throwback uniforms for Hockey City Classic

The 2012-13 hockey season at Wisconsin is all about celebrating the past, as it's the 50th anniversary of the modern era of Wisconsin hockey - but when the Badgers take the ice against Minnesota on February 17th at Soldier Field it'll be the 1930's taking center stage.  On Monday the athletic department and head coach Mike Eaves unveiled the jersey which is a reproduction...
Via Madtown Badgers
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers hockey fends off Alaska-Anchorage

At Anchorage, Alaska, juniors Michael Mersch and Tyler Barnes both had a goal and an assist as Wisconsin held off host Alaska-Anchorage by a 5-3 margin, at Sullivan Arena. The visiting Badgers (5-7-5 overall, 3-5-5 WCHA) bolted out to a quick, 2-0 lead in Friday's first period, thanks to goals from John Ramage and Joseph LaBate. Alaska-Anchorage made a slight comeback late,...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 05, 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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Monday Links...

UND's NCHC rival the SCSU Huskies are making improvements to the National Hockey Center. Here is the link to the construction camera... [Click to Link] You can go back and see what they have changed. Michigan Defenseman John Merrill is not going to go the professional route and will return to Michigan for his junior season. [The Michigan Daily] Wisconsin Badgers defenseman...
Via Goon's World
July 30, 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...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Monday Mid-Day Links

For this being the "off-season" it sure hasn't felt that way in the past 4 days or so with all of the basketball, hockey, and football news coming down the pipeline.  We all know the stuff on Jarrod Uthoff as we've been on top of that situation from nearly hour one, but I thought it best to reset the rest of what's been going on around the Badger programs,...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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