The top-ranked Wisconsin women’s hockey team is on quite a roll, improving to 6-0 on the season after sweeping 8th ranked Ohio State 7-3 in Columbus on Saturday night.
The win is the 500th for head coach Mark Johnson with the Badgers. Johnson became the first NCAA national Collegiate women’s ice hockey coach to reach 500 victories.
The Badgers (6-0-0, 2-0-0-0 WCHA) found themselves in an unfamiliar position early on as the Buckeyes (4-2-0, 2-2-0-0) scored an even-strength goal, the first even-strength goal UW has given up in more than nine games, to take a 1-0 lead.
However, Wisconsin would take a 2-1 lead into the first break thanks to a pair of power-play goals. [Read more…]