After two close losses to No. 2 North Dakota, Wisconsin head coach Mike Eaves accurately summed up the weekend in one line.
When the Badgers first looked over their schedule for the year, one series caught their attention right away: their rematch against rival North Dakota.
The No. 3 Badgers (6-2-0 WCHA, 8-2-0 overall) face another tough test this weekend as they hit the road to take on No. 10 North Dakota (3-3-0, 4-4-0).
After being swept by rival Minnesota at LaBahn Arena last weekend, including an overtime loss Saturday, No. 2 Wisconsin will hit the road to take on Bemidji State.
Coming off a pair of losses in Alaska, the No. 18 Badgers (0-2-0 overall) look to bounce back with a pair of games this weekend against Northern Michigan (0-0-0 overall) in a neutral site series at the Resch Center in Green Bay.
Ranked No. 1 for the first time since the 2011-’12 season, Wisconsin has turned its focus to this weekend’s monumental series against the very team it supplanted at the top of the polls: Minnesota.
No. 10 Wisconsin came up short in their first series of the season, losing 1-0 to Alaska and 4-2 against Alaska-Anchorage in the Kendall Hockey Classic at Anchorage, Alaska. The loss Friday was the first ever by the Badgers (0-2-0) against Alaska (2-0-0), bringing the all-time series to 7-1.
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Since Mark Johnson took over as head coach in 2002, few programs in collegiate women’s hockey have been as consistently successful as Wisconsin.
Mike Eaves doesn’t just train hockey players. He raises them.
Though the season is over, it was still a busy week for the Wisconsin hockey team. Three players have signed deals this week to continue their careers in professional hockey.
CINCINNATI, Ohio — The Wisconsin Badgers had a mantra this season. With their eyes set on winning a national championship, they likened their quest to an ascent up a mountain.
In a unique way, the University of North Dakota owes Wisconsin a thank you. If the Badgers hadn’t won the Big Ten Championship game last weekend and secured a top-seed in the NCAA tournament, UND wouldn’t have made it in.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—Mark Zengerle is better known for his conference-leading number of assists than his goal-scoring.
ST. PAUL, Minn.—It took perfection against Penn State to send Wisconsin to the Big Ten Tournament championship.
With the inaugural season of Big Ten hockey coming to a close this weekend, six programs will attempt to become the first-ever Big Ten tournament champions. The Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., will play host to the tournament, which will take place March 20-22. Try and keep up as The Daily Cardinal breaks down the Big Ten’s inaugural bests and busts.