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09.20.2011 | | Posted at 06:40 PM
By Nicole
Badger women's hockey coach Mark Johnson and former Badger men's hockey coach Jeff Sauer were selected as two fo the 2011 recipients of the Lester Patrick trophy. The trophy, given by the NHL and USA Hockey, is given each year to four people and honors them for outstanding service to hockey in the United States. The New York Rangers created the award in 1966 and presented it to the NHL. It honors...
09.20.2011 | | Posted at 04:20 PM
By Nicole
Last season, former-Hobey Baker winner and Badger Blake Geoffrion became the first ever fourth-generation player to play in the NHL. That's a lot of history. And it's not even the tip of the iceberg. Being fourth-generation at anything is impressive, but when general consensus is that your grandfather invented the slap-shot, you've got big skates to fill. But Blake said he might not have even play...
07.08.2011 | | Posted at 01:25 PM
By Nicole
With the formation of a men's college hockey team at Penn State, it was finally possible for members of the CCHA and WCHA to leave and form a Big Ten Hockey Conference (BTHC). The NCAA requires a conference to have six teams in order for the conference to receive an automatic bid to the postseason. So the WCHA is losing Wisconsin and Minnesota, the CCHA is losing Michigan, Michigan State and Ohio ...
06.27.2011 | | Posted at 01:04 PM
By Nicole
One current and three furture Badgers were drafted by NHL teams over the weekend. NHL drafts are different in that teams draft players usually just out of high school and hold their rights throughout their juniors or college career. Michael Mersch was a Badger last season and went through last year's draft without being selected. His on-ice play got him some recognition and he was drafted in the f...
06.07.2011 | | Posted at 02:27 PM
By Nicole
DAY DATE OPPONENT All Times Central TV (Internet)FRIDAY OCT. 7 NORTHERN MICHIGAN 7 P.M.SATURDAY OCT. 8 NORTHERN MICHIGAN 7 P.M.Friday Oct. 14 at Michigan Tech* 6 p.m.Saturday Oct. 15 at Michigan Tech* 6 p.m.FRIDAY OCT. 21 NORTH DAKOTA* 7 P.M.SATURDAY OCT. 22 NORTH DAKOTA* 7 P.M.FRIDAY OCT. 28 NEBRASKA OMAHA* 7 P.M.SATURDAY OCT. 29 NEBRASKA OMAHA* 7 P.M.Friday Nov. 4 at St. Cloud State* 7:30 p.m.Sa...
04.17.2011 | | Posted at 05:03 PM
By Nicole
11 former Badgers are skating in the NHL playoffs, the most of any college. There is not a first round matchup that does not include a Badger. Kyle From Paul Capobianco on UWBadgers.com: There have been eight games played and 27 goals scored thus far. Badgers account for 14.8 percent of the goals, 20 percent of the first goals and 20 percent of the game-winning goals, including 50 percent of the...
03.12.2011 | | Posted at 09:15 PM
By Nicole
The Badgers just beat the defending national champion Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs 2-1 to advance to the Frozen Four. Hilary Knight and Patty Kaz finalist Meghan Duggan each scored for the Badgers. Wisconsin will meet four-seed Boston College next Friday in Erie, PA. The winner of that game will play in the National Championship on Sunday. The Badgers won the National Championship in 2006, 2007 and 2...
02.21.2011 | | Posted at 01:48 PM
By Nicole
The first list of nominees for women's hockey's top honor was released today and three Badgers made the cut. Brianna Decker, Meghan Duggan and Hilary Knight are on the 26-person list. This past weekend, Duggan passed Sara Bauer as the all-time career points leader. Bauer had set the record at 218 and with her three assists on Friday, Duggan moved to 220 points. Bauer won the Patty Kazmaier in 2...

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