Another weekend, another underwhelming result. After seemingly building some momentum against Michigan, No. 14 Wisconsin (3-2-1-0 Big Ten, 9-6-2-0 overall) split a weekend series against a weak Mercyhurst (2-2-2-0 Atlantic Hockey, 5-5-2-0) opponent that an aspiring tournament and championship team should likely sweep.
They were losing, then winning, then losing again and then they ultimately tied. Saturday night’s matchup with Michigan (2-2-1-1 Big Ten, 6-4-2 overall) followed an unusual, yet familiar story for Wisconsin’s men’s hockey team (3-2-1-0, 8-5-2), as they mounted a comeback to erase an early deficit but couldn’t seal the deal in an eventful 4-4 tie. The stage was set dramatically in the first seven minutes as the Badgers dug themselves a quick two-goal hole on goals from Michigan’s Cooper Marody and Tony Calderone.
Michigan resembles 2016-’17 Badgers, looks to add to surprising Big Ten run this weekend against WisconsinBy Ethan Levy | Nov. 17, 2017
Coming into this season, many thought the Big Ten was going to primarily be a five-team race between Minnesota, Notre Dame, Wisconsin, Ohio State and Penn State. Now, after a 2-1-1 conference start and a 6-3-1 overall start, including a win and a tie against No. 7 Minnesota, Michigan has reestablished themselves as a competitive, quality hockey team with legitimate Big Ten Championship aspirations.
It’s not easy being a freshman collegiate athlete. Even if you’ve figured out your classes and practice schedule and gotten adjusted to the level of competition, there’s still any number of little things that can trip you up and get you off your game.
In our first Cardinal Zone Hockey Podcast of the season, sports editor Ben Pickman is joined by sports editor Ethan Levy and men’s hockey beat writer Cameron Lane-Flehinger as the trio breaks down the start of Wisconsin’s season.
Over the course of this season, Wisconsin has played seven different freshmen, and five of those first-year players have been in the lineup for all 11 games so far.
The third line on a hockey team is sometimes the most critical, and is often the most overlooked.
For the first time since 2010, the Kohl Center will be hosting a top-ten men’s hockey matchup. The No. 7 Wisconsin Badgers, for the first time in three years, have cracked the top-10 of the USCHO poll after a couple of seasons rebuilding a largely storied program.
Call it a letdown, call it a hangover. Whatever its name, the Wisconsin men’s hockey team (1-1-0 Big Ten, 6-3-0 overall) experienced it Saturday night against St. Lawrence.
Simply, the Badgers dominated St. Lawrence in the opening game of their weekend series. Ultimately, Wisconsin outshot the SLU 42-19, which is an impressive margin — but, more shockingly, UW recorded 84 shot attempts to the Saints 40.
It’s homecoming weekend for Kyle Hayton. But instead of going back to college, the senior goaltender’s college is coming to him. When the former St.
In its two years under head coach Tony Granato, Wisconsin has been focused on building an identity for its program.
The No. 6 Wisconsin Badgers have started the year 4-1 behind victories against the No. 19 and No. 13 teams in the nation; a substantially better start than the last two years in which the Badgers were a cumulative 3-4-3 (0-2-3, 3-2-0) after the first five games of each respective season.
“I don’t know, I feel alright. Obviously I would have liked to play better, play some more. I’m just in a little bit of a drought right now.
Defending a top-10 ranking for the first time since the beginning of the 2014 season, the No. 10 Wisconsin men’s hockey team (1-1-0 Big Ten, 4-1-0 overall) took to the road for the first time in 2017 and rode a strong goaltending performance to a pair of victories over no.
When the Wisconsin men’s hockey team took the ice for its home season opener just over a year ago, it did so with numerous questions surrounding the program, including relying on a new head coach to rebuild a once-storied program that had fallen on hard times.
Volleyball: After coming off of two tough losses against ranked teams, the No. 11 Badgers (2-4 Big Ten, 11-4 overall) are eager to take on No. 5 Nebraska (6-0 Big Ten, 13-3 overall) this Wednesday at the field house.