Friday, January 22, 2010

It's Friday, I'm in Love

Monday, you can hold your head
Tuesday, Wednesday stay in bed
Or Thursday - watch the walls instead
It's Friday, I'm in love

BADGER MEN v. Denver: FRI / SAT 7 PM
“They’re a good team. They’re fast. They’re skilled. They take advantage of every opportunity they have. They’re going to try to do that this weekend. They’re going to come in here and try and push us around. We can’t let that happen.” -- Mike Davies, regarding the Pioneers [WSJ]

UW: 13-6-3 overall, 9-5-2 WCHA
DU: 14-5-3 overall, 10-3-3 WCHA

Gameday Links
- Live - Friday FSN, NHL Network; Saturday WISC, Charter Extra Channel 87, Time Warner
- Tape delay - both nights on The Wisconsin Channel (10 PM game day and 6 PM next day)
Radio: WIBA 1310
Audio webstream: insideBADGERSPORTS ($9.95/mo)
Video webstream: none
Live stats: CBSSports Gametracker - Friday, Saturday
Live blog: Worgull (BN)*

* I don't have the direct blog link, but it should be linked on the front page of their respective sites at game time.

Weekly Shooutout Winner
This week, SCOTT GUDMANDSON won the shootout. Scott Gudmandson, I'm in Love. (Hey, it's Friday, what do you expect from me?)

Badger and Pio Lines
See Chuck's previous post. Thanks, Chuck, you're a doll!

Series Previews
uwbadgers: preview, game notes
denverpioneers: preview, game notes, blog
NCAA blog: No. 1 Denver Pioneers visit No. 3 Wisconsin Badgers
Baggot (WSJ): UW men's hockey vs. Denver
Baggot (WSJ): Top-ranked Pioneers claim underdog role vs. UW
Chambers (Denver Post): Huge hockey series on tap
Ebert (CHN): Rakhshani leads Denver into big weekend
Baggot (WSJ blog): Eaves sets lineup, shows Denver some courtesy
Baggot (WSJ blog): Eaves tabs Gudmandson to start Friday
Savidge (Daily Cardinal): Revenge a priority as Badgers host Pioneers
Holt (Badger Herald): Clash of the Titans at Kohl
Worgull (BN): Looking for the Rightful Owner (premium content)

Other Articles/Links
uwbadgers: Mike Eaves' weekly presser
denverpioneers: George Gwozdecky's weekly presser (audio link)
Baggot (WSJ): Stepan steps into leadership role for Badgers
Baggot (WSJ blog): Five good minutes with Michael Davies
Chambers (Denvder Post): Despite No. 1 ranking, DU hockey team sees lots of room for improvement
Baggot (WSJ blog): The weekend that was in the WCHA

The Usual Suspects
CHN: Tale of the Tape
USCHO: This Week in the WCHA (Spisak), What I Think (Milewski), Tuesday Morning Quarterback (Milewski/Connelly, USCHO Extra)
INCH: Friday Four-cast, First Shift (national notebook), No excuses for North Dakota (WCHA notebook), Hobey Tracker, Power Rankings
Goon's World: Weekend Match-Ups (Sioux7)

HatchetJoe says . . .
Via smoke signal, this week: "Red Badger beat frozen dog shit outta white faced pioneers that try to invade his sacred ground . . . "

(Also tell Red Wizard who eat many blue fish . . . No fish on Friday." )

BADGER WOMEN v. St. Cloud State: FRI / SAT 2 PM

Gameday Links
Courtesty of Boscacci's Badger Women's Hockey Insider:

No. 7/9 Wisconsin (13-8-3, 10-7-1) vs. St. Cloud State (9-10-5, 6-9-3)


Fri., Jan. 22 at 2:07 p.m. | Sat., Jan. 23 at 2:07 p.m.


Madison, Wis. | Kohl Center

Live Stream


Jan. 22 on 91.7 WSUM | Jan. 23 on 1310 WIBA


Game 1 | Game 2

All-Time Series

Wisconsin leads 36-6-2

Thanks, Jacqueline!

Series Previews
uwbadgers: preview, game notes
scsu: game notes