UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The fifth-ranked Wisconsin men's hockey squad doubled up host Penn State on Friday night, winning by a 4-2 margin.
Wisconsin (20-9-2, 11-5-1 Big Ten) dominated the first 35 minutes of the contest before surviving a Penn State (6-23-2, 2-14-1 Big Ten) onslaught over the final 25 minutes to win.
Wisconsin got first-period goals from Michael Mersch and Tyler...
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...
The Wisconsin men’s hockey team opened up its last home series of the season with a 5-2 win over Michigan State, Friday night at the Kohl Center.
With the win, the Badgers tallied their 16th victory of the season at the Kohl Center, tying the school record for wins at the facility in a single season.
The two teams skated to a 1-1 draw after the opening 20 minutes. Lee Reimer...
MADISON, Wis. -- The eighth-ranked Wisconsin men's hockey squad made relatively quick work of visiting Michigan State on Friday night, winning by a 5-2 margin.
After Michigan State seized a 1-0 lead by 6 minutes, 52 seconds of the opening period, the host Badgers rattled off four unanswered goals to wrestle away all momentum. Standout Michael Mersch tallied two goals during the...
An early deficit proved to be too much to overcome as the No. 8 Wisconsin men’s hockey team fell to host Ohio State 2-1 on Friday night.
The first period was all Buckeyes. Tyler Lundey scored just over two minutes into the game to draw first blood for OSU.
Darik Angeli scored at 14:25 of the first to make it 2-0 Ohio State heading into the first intermission. It proved...
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Wisconsin men's hockey squad got several scoring chances but rarely capitalized on Friday night, leading to a 2-1 setback at Ohio State.
Wisconsin lost despite rattling off 30 shots on goal, leaving its all-time record on Valentine's Day at an eye-opening 2-15-1.
Ohio State jumped out to a quick, 2-0 lead by the 14:25 mark of the first period, when...
The border battle faces off in Wisconsin on Thursday and Friday. Everyone loves a good dustup between the No. 1 Minnesota Golden Gophers and the No. 12 Wisconsin Badgers so this week's tilts in "Mad Town" ought to be good.
The Gophers badly need to avoid another sluggish start like their embarrassing first period against Michigan State last Friday. Although it wasn...
Without star forwards Tyler Barnes or Nic Kerdiles for the second game in a row, the Badgers struggled offensively for most of the night in a 2-2 tie with Michigan. The Wolverines won the shootout 1-0 and got the extra point after Michigan netminder Zach Nagelvoort kept Morgan Zulinick, Michael Mersch and Mark Zengerle from scoring.
The first period was a clinic in goaltending...
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.
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...
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...
MADISON -- The 13th-ranked Wisconsin men's hockey squad endured a 3-2 setback at the hands of visiting Alaska-Anchorage Friday night, in front of 8,411 at the Kohl Center. The loss snapped Wisconsin's six-game winning streak.
Alaska-Anchorage claimed control of this nonconference tilt by late in the second period, when Blake Tatchell scored to hand the Seawolves (9-8-2 overall...
MADISON, Wis. -- The No. 14 Wisconsin men's hockey team showed few signs of rust in its first game back from the holiday bye week, surging past Alabama Huntsville, 5-0, on Friday night at the Kohl Center.
The win pushed Wisconsin's (9-5-1, 2-2-0-0 B1G) home record to 8-0-1, which matches the 2003-04 squad for the best Kohl Center record to start the season.
The Badgers set...
MADISON -- Senior forward Tyler Barnes lit the lamp in overtime Saturday night, propelling No. 15 Wisconsin past Colorado College, 4-3, in men's hockey action.
Wisconsin overcame an early 2-0 deficit to improve its record to 8-5-1 overall. Brad Navin led the Badgers' offense, producing two assists and one goal. Michael Mersch and Jefferson Dahl also scored goals for Wisconsin...
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...
The Matchup: No. 17 Wisconsin vs. Penn State
When: Friday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 7, 8 p.m.
Where: Madison, Wis. – Kohl Center (15,359)
Ice Sheet: 200' x 93’
TV: Fox Sports Wisconsin alternate
Radio: WIBA – 1310 AM (or other Badger Radio Network affiliates)
All-Time Series: Series tied 1-1-0
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The Matchup: No. 12 Wisconsin at No. 1 Minnesota
When: Friday, Nov. 29, 4 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 30, 5 p.m.
Where: Minneapolis, Minn. – Mariucci Arena (10,000)
Ice Sheet: 200' x 100’
TV: Friday: ESPNU; Saturday: Fox Sports Wisconsin
Radio: Friday: WIBA-AM 1310; Saturday: WTSO-AM 1070
All-Time Series: Minnesota leads 157-88-21 (88-28-8 in Minneapolis...
OXFORD, Ohio -- The No. 12-ranked Wisconsin men's hockey squad clawed out a 3-2, comeback victory over No. 8 Miami (Ohio) Saturday night.
The Badgers (4-3-1) netted three goals against a hot goalie Saturday, dropping Miami to 7-4-1 on the young season.
The Badgers jumped on the board first when Jake McCabe, the nations highest-scoring defenseman, added to his season total when...
MADISON -- The No. 12-ranked Wisconsin men's hockey squad clawed out a 3-3 tie against No. 13 Lake Superior State Friday night.
The Badgers (2-2-1) fell behind early, yielding three goals in the first 4:09 of the contest, but eventually fought back to post the tie.
Senior Tyler Barnes tallied two key, third-period goals for Wisconsin. Fellow Badgers senior Michael Mersch scored...
Wisconsin had last week off after a bad weekend in Boston, and it appeared as if the time off didn't do much good as the Badgers (2-2-1) dug themselves a 3-0 hole, only to shoot their way back to a 3-3 tie with Lake Superior State (4-0-1) on Friday night at the Kohl Center.
The game ended in a draw, even though Lake Superior State beat Wisconsin in the shootout at the end...
The Matchup: No. 13/12 Wisconsin vs. No. 12/13 Lake Superior State
When: Friday, Nov. 1 and Saturday, Nov. 2, 7 p.m.
Where: Madison, Wis.- Kohl Center (15,237)
Ice Sheet: 200' x 97'
TV: Wisconsin Chanel (check local listings)
Radio: WIBA-AM 1310 (Or other Badgers Radio Network Affiliates)
All-Time Series: Wisconsin leads 3-1-1 (2-0-1 in Madison...
BOSTON, Mass. -- Boston University handed Wisconsin's men's hockey squad a one-sided, 7-3 defeat Saturday night.
Boston University, ranked 15th nationally, jumped out to a 3-1 advantage by midway through the second period and never looked back, giving second-ranked Wisconsin (2-2-0) an eye-opening setback.
Boston (3-1-0) was led by Cason Hohmann, who produced three assists...
The start of the first ever Big Ten/Hockey East Challenge was a forgettable one for the Badgers, as they were crushed from the beginning to the end in a 9-2 loss to the Boston College Eagles on Friday night in Boston.
With a scoreline like that, there wasn't much positive for the Badgers to take away, and it sure sounded that way as assistant Gary Shuchuck talked to radio...
The Wisconsin Badgers men's hockey team is now 2-1-0 after enduring a 9-2 loss to Boston College on Friday to begin their first road trip of the season. UW now trails 9-13-0 in the series, dropping five games against the Eagles since their 2-1 victory in the 2006 NCAA Championship Game.
After letting Boston College pile on goals to a 7-0 start to the game, the Badgers finally...
The Matchups: No. 2 Wisconsin at No. 6/7 Boston College
No. 2 Wisconsin at No. 15 Boston University
When: Friday, Oct. 18 6 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 19 6 p.m.
Where: Friday: Chestnut Hill, Mass. -Kelley Rink (7,884)
Saturday: Boston -Agganis Arena (6,300)
Radio: Friday: WIBA-AM 1310; Saturday: WTSO-AM 1070
All-Time Series: Boston College leads...