In a top-10 showdown at LaBahn Arena on Friday night, 3rd-ranked Wisconsin skated to a scoreless tie against 7th-ranked Minnesota-Duluth.
The Badgers (21-4-4, 16-4-3-1 WCHA) took the extra point in the standings, defeating the Bulldogs (17-7-5, 12-7-4-2) 2-1, in the shootout.
The two teams wrap up their series tonight at 7:30. Prior to the game, the Badgers will honor their five seniors.
Badger men fall
At University Park, Pennsylvania, the Wisconsin Badgers jumped out to a 2-1 first period lead, then saw Penn State score four straight goals to pull out a 5-2 win, leaving the Badgers without a Big Ten win.
Cameron Hughes scored both Wisconsin goals but the Badgers fell to 2-17-4, 0-7-2 in he Big Ten.
The two teams wrap up the series this afternoon.
Defending National Champion St. Norbert College is spiraling in the wrong direction as the regular season winds down.
The Green Knights dropped their 4th straight, falling 3-1 to St. Scholastica at the Cornerstone Ice Center.
In Appleton, No. 6 Adrian College skated to a 6-1 win over Lawrence University in NCHA play.