Monday, February 21, 2011

Badgers bounce back, grab a point

Thought the team really battled on Saturday and probably deserved more than a point but that's hockey. Freshman Jefferson Dahl got his first career goal and many players had great games including Patrick Johnson. It's been a nice bounce back season for PJ.

WSJ (Baggot): Badgers salvage a tie against Minnesota
DailyCardinal.com (Evans): Badgers salvage a point from border battle series
BadgerHerald.com (Holt): Series feels familiar as Badgers earn 1 point
Star Tribune (Augustoviz): Badgers rally to salvage a tie with Gophers
UWBadgers.com: Badgers battle Gophers to a 3-3 tie
UWBadgers.com: Game Highlights
UWBadgers.com: Photos
UWBadgers.com: Post Game Quotes
UWBadgers.com: Post Game Presser
GopherSports.com: Gophers, Badgers skate to 3-3 tie
GopherPuckLive.com: Gophers earn tie, 3 point weekend
USCHO.com: Dahl's first collegiate goal helps Wisconsin tie Minnesota

BOX SCORE (Courtesy of USCHO.com)

First Period
Minnesota-1 Nate Condon (Nick Bjugstad, Aaron Ness) PPG 13:06
Wisconsin-1 Justin Schultz (Michael Mersch, Podge Turnbull) 13:23

Second Period
Wisconsin-2 Patrick Johnson (Jake Gardiner, Frankie Simonelli) 3:25
Minnesota-2 Jake Hansen (Jacob Cepis, Cade Fairchild) 12:37

Third Period
Minnesota-3 Jacob Cepis (Cade Fairchild) 0:44
Wisconsin-3 Jefferson Dahl (Mark Zengerle, John Ramage) 3:06

Goaltenders
Minnesota-1 Kent Patterson (65:00 T) 7 9 15 1 = 32 (3 GA)
Wisconsin-1 Brett Bennett (65:00 T) 3 15 10 0 = 28 (3 GA)

Scores from around the WCHA Saturday:

North Dakota 3, St. Cloud 2
Bemidji State 2, Colorado College 1
Denver 5, Michigan Tech 1
Minnesota-Duluth 6, Minnesota State 2
Nebraska-Omaha 4, Alaska-Anchorage 1

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