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11.08.2011 | | Posted at 08:48 PM
By Nicole
It was going to be a rough weekend for the Badgers with the Gophers coming to town, but now there's added pressure because Minnesota is ranked #1 in both the USCHO.com poll and the USA Today/US Hockey poll. The Border Battle always brings added pressure and the Gophers were doing well while the Badgers have struggled. There's speculation that goalie John Rumpel, who's been regularly playing on Sat...
01.29.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
e had an absolutely spectacular time Saturday night at the Kohl Center as the Badgers came back from being down 2-0 to tie Minnesota.The boyfriend didn't share my enthusiasm, but I was all psyched by the play of goalie Shane Connelly. I think he had an absolutely stellar game. One of Minnesota's goals came on a 5 on 3 power play. The other was a beautiful display of passing and puck handling, neit...
01.25.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
This weekend marks the border battle between the men's hockey teams from Minnesota and Wisconsin. It doesn't matter what happens the rest of the season, this is a huge series for both teams. Most seasons, Wisconsin is a few rungs below Minnesota, so not only is this a rivalry, but it's about getting some points from a team and gaining ground in the standings. Of course this year, neither team is i...