U.S. blanks Canada to win World Junior Championship

The U.S. National Junior hockey team knocked off host Canada 2-0 to capture the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship in Edmonton, Alberta on Tuesday night.  It is the fifth gold medal for the United States in the tournament and fifth medal overall in the last six years...

Wisconsin’s Holloway selected in 1st round of NHL Draft

Eighteen-year-old Wisconsin Badger sophomore forward Dylan Holloway was selected in the first round of the NHL Draft on Tuesday night, taken 14th overall by the Edmonton Oilers. It was the third straight season that a UW player has been selected in the first round....

Kalynuk signs with NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks

Wisconsin junior defenseman Wyatt Kalynuk is forgoing his final year of collegiate eligibility after signing a two-year entry-level contract with the Chicago Blackhawks.  The deal runs through 2021-22 with a $925,000 salary cap hit.  The Blackhawks announced the...

Caufield to return to Badgers for sophomore season

Wisconsin right winger Cole Caufield informed coach Tony Granato that he’s planning to return for a second season with the Badgers. Caufield led the team in scoring as a freshman.  He was the 15th overall pick in the 2019 NHL draft by the Montreal Canadians. ...

Pair of Badgers named Big Ten Hockey Stars

Two Wisconsin hockey players were named Big Ten Conference hockey stars after the Badgers swept a two-game series against Arizona State last weekend. Sophomore forward Roman Ahcan (Savage, Minnesota) was named the Big Ten’s number-1 star after scoring a pair of...

Wisconsin’s Turcotte named Big Ten’s second star

Wisconsin hockey freshman forward Alex Turcotte (Island Lake, IL) was named the Big Ten Conference’s Second Star after a four point weekend last weekend at Nebraska-Omaha. Turcotte led all players in the series with four points, as the Badgers split the weekend...

Caufield named National Rookie of the Month

Wisconsin freshman forward Cole Caufield is the Hockey Commissioners’ Association National (HCA) Rookie of the Month for October. The Stevens Point, Wisconsin native finished the month with a nation’s-best eight goals, helping the Badgers to a 4-3-0 record...