Saturday, January 31, 2009

1 Connelly is better than 2 Connolly's: Saturday Night Live Blog vs UMD

Well it's almost game time so we better get this thing started. Last night Wisconsin beat the University of Minnesota Duluth 3-1. Dolan, Davies, and Gorowsky had goals for Wisconsin while Conolly had a goal for Duluth.

So far in action around the WCHA tonight, Minnesota State is up 2-0 on Minnesota with 2 minutes left in the first period. Minnesota State also won big last night 6-2. Minnesota getting swept would be great news for Wisconsin in the race for first place in the WCHA. North Dakota helped out Wisconsin by losing last night as well. Denver held serve by besting Alaska Anchorage at home.

There are a few changes in the Badgers lineup tonight. Bendickson is a bit banged up and will be out of the lineup. He is replaced by Podge Turnbull who was a healthy scratch last night. Ryan Little was very in-effective last night so he sits tonight. He's replaced by Craig Johnson.

In the interest of keeping huge posts off the front page, I've moved the transcript of the live blog here. Feel free to leave comments here or there.