Home / Tag: Hockey
08.31.2012 | | Posted at 09:57 PM
By Nicole
No one knows why it's called the Hockey City Classic - Chicago is best known for it's bandwagon Blackhawks fans - but regardless, on Sunday, February 17, the Wisconsin men's hockey team will be playing Minnesota in the second game of a double-header outdoor hockey game and you're going to want to be there. The first game starts at noon and pits Notre Dame against Miami of Ohio. The Wisconsin vs Mi...
08.30.2012 | | Posted at 09:35 PM
By Nicole
Former Badger hockey players were much in the news this off-season, as both Justin Schultz and Ryan Suter's eventual whereabouts were the subject of much (MUCH) internet banter. Ottawa decided to opt out of such a situation with Kyle Turris by signing him to a five-year, $17.5 million extension that will keep him in Canada through the 2018 season. Turris himself was the subject of internet rumors ...
07.01.2012 | | Posted at 09:06 PM
By Nicole
Lots of former Badger hockey player news this weekend. We've followed the path of former-Badger and Hobey Baker finalist Justin Schultz, who opted to become a free agent before ever playing a professional game. The Schultz situation was unusual, but the rules allow for the situation and he clearly wasn't on board with playing for the team that drafted him - the Anaheim Ducks. But he ended the cour...
06.23.2012 | | Posted at 10:49 AM
By Nicole
Incoming freshman Nic Kerdiles was selected in the second round (36th overall) by his hometown Anaheim Ducks this morning. Kerdiles had hoped to be a first round draft pick, but I imagine being able to play at home will make up for sliding down a few spots. Kerdiles, a member of the U-18 National Team, winning gold at the last two World Junior Championships. In face, he had 2 goals and 3 assists i...
06.10.2012 | | Posted at 09:35 PM
By Nicole
Chuck Schwartz over at Bucky's 5th Quarter has some interesting quotes from the brass of the Ducks during an Anaheim fan day about former Badger Justin Schultz. Schultz has reportedly signed his papers to leave UW after his junior year. He was drafted by Anaheim in 2008 and by new CBA rules, would become a free agent after his fourth summer. The Ducks get 30 days from his removing himself from sch...
05.24.2012 | | Posted at 03:32 PM
By Nicole
The Wisconsin Badger men's hockey team will celebrate it's 50th season of the modern era this season - it will also be their last as a member of the WCHA. And those aren't the only historic parts of the season. They open up in Green Bay against brand-new program Penn State. And they will be dedicating the ice at the Kohl Center as "Bob Johnson Rink."They are playing 12 games against last year's to...
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Next week the dizzying coverage of the NFL draft will remind us that whatever the season, football is the No. 1 professional sport in America. But the NFL is facing a crisis created by the nature of the sport. A torrent of evidence shows that repeated full-speed collisions cause terrible long-term damage to many players' brains, to say nothing of their bones. Even as the NFL acts to protect its human assets, the “Bountygate” scandal surrounding former New Orleans...

0|1