Saturday, January 29, 2011

Badgers grab 4-2 victory over Michgian Tech

Hey, two point is two points. It may not have been the prettiest victory but you can put another check mark in the "W" column. Badgers actually dropped a spot in the PWR from #7 to #8 with the win Friday but that's the way things go with a flawed ranking system.

Two key notes, freshmen wingers Mark Zengerle and Tyler Barnes both busted out of huge scoring droughts Friday night. Zengerle's goal was his first in I believe 2o games and Barnes his first in 15. Let's hope the floodgates open.

WSJ (Baggot): Badgers rally to beat Michigan Tech but aren't proud of the win
UWBadgers.com: Badgers down the Huskies 4-2
UWBadgers.com: Final Stats
BadgerNation.com: Badgers take first from Mich Tech 4-2
MichiganTechHuskies.com: No. 7 Wisconsin tops Tech hockey
MiningGazzette.com: Tech lead doesn't hold in loss to Badgers
UpperMichiganSource.com: No. 7 Wisconsin too much for Huskies
USCHO.com: Wisconsin snatches victory from Michigan Tech (Post game video with both Mike Eaves and Jamie Russell)
USCHO.com: Box Score

First Period
Wisconsin-1-6:37-Podge Turnbull (Tyler Barnes, Justin Schultz)

Second Period
Michigan Tech-1-0:41-Alex MacLeod (Brett Olson, Steven Seigo)
Michigan Tech-2-3:18-Evan Witt (Alan L'Esperance, Daniel Holmberg)
Wisconsin-2-13:17-Jake Gardiner (Jefferson Dahl, Justin Schultz)
Wisconsin-3-13:46-Mark Zengerle (Frankie Simonelli, Jordy Murray

Third Period
Wisconsin-4-13:12-Tyler Barnes (unassisted)

Goalies
Wisconsin-Scott Gudmandson-26 shots, 24 saves
Michgian Tech-Josh Robinson-22 shots, 19 saves
Michigan Tech-Kevin Genoe-20 shots, 19 saves

Scores from around the WCHA Friday:

Colorado College 4, North Dakota 2
Minnesota 5, Alaska-Anchorage 1
Minnesota State 3, St. Cloud 3
Nebraska-Omaha 4, Alabama Huntsville 0

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