The Wisconsin women’s hockey program announced its schedule for the upcoming
Highlighting the nonconference portion of the schedule is a trip to Vail, Colorado, where the Badgers will face Northeastern University and Boston University on November 15-16.
The Badgers will play 28 games against WCHA members, including games against rivals Minnesota, Minnesota-Duluth and North Dakota.
Wisconsin open’s the 2013-14 season with an exhibition tilt against the Japanese Olympic Team on Sept. 24, at LaBahn Arena. Japan will make its second-ever appearance in the Winter Olympics in 2014 and are assisted by former Badgers Carla MacLeod.
The regular season kicks off the weekend of October 4-6, when Wisconsin welcomes Minnesota State to LaBahn Arena for a two-game series.
The first road test for the Badgers will be a trip up north to rival Minnesota on Oct. 11-12. The Golden Gophers have captured back-to-back NCAA titles and have won 49 straight games.