Hockey Badgers fall at Denver

The Wisconsin Badgers comeback fell short in the third period, falling to the second-ranked Denver Pioneers 6-5 on Saturday night. Wisconsin (7-5) started the third period with a goal from Max Zimmer to cut the Pioneers’ lead to 5-3 with just under 16 and a half...

Badgers rally falls short, split’s with Boston College

A third period rally came up short for the Wisconsin men’s hockey team (2-2-0, 0-0-0-0 Big Ten) as they dropped the second game of the weekend series 8-5 against Boston College (2-2, 0-0-0-0 Hockey East). The Badgers fell behind 6-2 in the second period, but...

Badgers split with NMU, Granato secures first victory

The Wisconsin Badger men’s hockey team scored four power-play goals and bounced back from a season opening loss on Friday night to knock off the Northern Michigan Wildcats 6-5 at the Resch Center in Green Bay on Saturday night. Trent Frederic scored the...

Wisconsin men’s hockey announces captains

Wisconsin men’s hockey head coach Tony Granato announced that sophomore forward Luke Kunin will serve as team captain, while senior forward Grant Besse and junior forward Cameron Hughes will serve as alternate captains for the 2016-17 season. Kunin is no...

Hockey Badgers bounce rival Gophers

The Wisconsin men’s hockey team captured its second straight victory, holding off rival Minnesota 4-3 at Mariucci Arena on Friday night. Grant Besse scored a pair of goals for the Badgers (8-17-8, 3-12-4-2 Big Ten), including an empty-netter in the final minutes...

Besse’s late goal gives Badgers a tie with Northern Michigan

Wisconsin’s Grant Besse scored the game tying goal with 42-seconds left as the Badgers forged a 2-2 tie with Northern Michigan in the season opener at the Kohl Center. Wisconsin pulled goaltender Adam Miller with a minute to play, before Besse found the back of...

Badger hockey team wins first Big Ten game

  The Wisconsin Badger men’s hockey team (3-19-4, 1-9-2-2) captured its first Big Ten victory of the season, knocking off Ohio State 3-2 in the series finale at Schottenstein Center in Columbus on Saturday night. Wisconsin’s Joseph LaBate forced a...

Hockey Badgers miss out on first Big Ten win

The Wisconsin Badgers scored a goal nine seconds into the game, but allowed a goal with two seconds left in regulation and settled for a 4-4 tie against the rival Minnesota Gophers at the Kohl Center on Saturday night. The Badgers (2-16-4, 0-6-2-2 Big Ten) grabbed an...

Hockey Badgers blow lead, fall to Michigan

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...

Badgers fall to Gophers in series finale

The Wisconsin Badgers (2-13-2, 0-3-1-1 Big Ten) fell behind 5-0 and went on to lose to the 16th-ranked Minnesota Gophers (11-7-2, 2-2-2-0) 5-2 on Saturday night at Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis. After pumping 20 shots on Badger goaltender Joel Rumpel on Friday night,...

Hockey Badgers forge a tie at Minnesota

The Wisconsin men’s hockey team got a pair of late third period goals and skated to a 2-2 tie with the 16th ranked Minnesota Gophers at Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis.  The Badgers then earned the extra point in the conference standings by winning the shootout...

Hockey Badgers end the drought

The Wisconsin men’s hockey team (1-8-1, 0-0-0 Big Ten) earned its first win of the season Saturday night, as the Badgers defeated Ferris State (7-7-1, 4-4-0 WCHA), 5-3 at the Kohl Center on Saturday night. The win marked Badgers goaltender Joel Rumpel’s...

Hockey Badgers sweep top-ranked Gophers

The Wisconsin Badgers earned back-to-back wins over the #1 ranked team in the country. The Badgers (16-8-2, 7-4-1-0 Big Ten) knocked off the Minnesota Gophers  (19-4-5, 8-2-2-0 Big Ten) 2-1 on Friday night, matching Thursday’s 2-1 victory. Joel Rumpel was...

Two Badgers taken in NHL Draft

For the 16th straight year, at least one Wisconsin men’s hockey player heard his name called at the NHL draft as incoming freshmen Grant Besse and Jedd Soleway were both chosen on Sunday at the 2013 NHL Draft in New Jersey. Besse, a Plymouth, Minnesota native...