Roque named top-three finalist for Patty Kazmaier Award

  Wisconsin senior forward Abby Roque has been named one of three finalists for the Patty Kazmaier Award, given to the best player in women’s college hockey. Roque is the ninth leading scorer in program history and this year ranks seventh in the country...

Vetter announces retirement from pro hockey

Former Wisconsin Badger goaltender Jessie Vetter has announced her retirement from pro hockey this week.  The story was first reported by UWBadgers.com. The Cottage Grove native is a two-time Olympian and 2009 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award winner and led the Wisconsin...

Wisconsin’s Desbiens named USCHO Player of the Year

After a record-breaking season in goal for the Wisconsin women’s hockey team, junior Ann-Renee Desbiens was named the USCHO Player of the Year. A Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award top-three finalist, Desbiens rewrote the NCAA record books this season.  She ended the...

U.S. falls to Canada in women’s hockey preliminary

The United States and Canada played even hockey through the first two periods of today’s women’s Olympic preliminary game in Sochi, Russia.  The only difference was former Badger Hilary Knight’s deflection that found the net on a U.S. power play late...

U.S. Olympic hockey rosters have Wisconsin flavor

The men’s and women’s U.S. Olympic rosters announced yesterday have a strong Wisconsin flavor.  The Winter Olympics get underway next month in Sochi, Russia. Among the 21 players named to the women’s roster were former Wisconsin goaltender Jessie...

Former Badger, Vetter, leads Americans

Former Wisconsin Badger women’s goaltender, Jessie Vetter, needed just five saves to shut out Russia as the U.S. women earned a 9-0 win in the International Ice Hockey Federation Women’s World Championship in Burlington, Vt. Badgers Hilary Knight (2 goals)...