Wisconsin was absolutely dominant after the New Year, and it culminated in a second-straight NCAA title for the Badgers with a thrilling OT victory Saturday night.
The Badgers dropped a spot in the rankings while winning out, an interesting phenomenon that has made their path to the NCAA title just a bit harder.
It's championship weekend for the Badgers, who shape up favorably to the nation's title contenders.
Wisconsin's comeback heroics clinched them a conference title on Saturday afternoon as they hold onto the No. 1 ranking in the nation.
The Badgers can clinch a regular-season title with two points this weekend in Duluth.
The Badgers are back on the ice this weekend as they finish out their home schedule at Labahn Arena.
The two top teams in the WCHA face off in Minneapolis on Friday and Saturday. Last time around, the Badgers swept the Gophers in LaBahn Arena.
Four wins in a row has Wisconsin back at the very top of the WCHA rankings as the schedule turns toward February.