The Wisconsin Badger men’s hockey team had scored just two first-period goals through its first 18 games. Last night, the Badgers scored three times in the first period, marking the first three-goal period for the team since the third period on Jan. 10, 2014 against Michigan.
The Badgers took a 3-1 lead into the second period against the Michigan Wolverines. Bucky went up 4-1 after a Jedd Soleway power play goal at 2:21 of the second period, giving the Badgers their first three goal lead of the season.
The good news stops there. Michigan, which entered the game as the highest scoring team in the nation, would follow with two goals in the second and four more in the third period, to come from behind to beat the Badgers 7-4 at the Kohl Center in the series opener on Friday night. [Read more…]