The Wisconsin Badger men’s hockey team holds its first official practice this
Saturday at Hobbs Ice Center in Eau Claire. The event is a fundraiser for the UW-Eau Claire hockey team, which won the NCAA Division III National Championship last season.
The event also marks a homecoming for UW assistant captains Jefferson Dahl and Jake McCabe, both of whom grew up in Eau Claire.
The Badgers will practice for about 30-minutes, then clean the ice and hold their annual Cardinal and White scrimmage.
The Badgers have been selected in a preseason poll of Big Ten coaches to win the inaugural Big Ten Hockey Conference.
Mike Eaves Badgers open the season a week from today (Friday, Oct. 11) against Northern Michigan at the Kohl Center.