After whacking Denver last Saturday with a 7-3 victory, the Gopher Hockey team hopes to keep it going with a road series in Madison this weekend. Mike Grimm previews Friday and Saturday’s game against the Wisconsin Badgers with Gopher Coach Don Lucia.
Wisconsin jumped out to a three-goal lead and survived two late goals to beat Minnesota-Duluth 3-2 on Saturday.
Justin Fontaine and Mike Connolly had a goal and assist each to lead Minnesota-Duluth to a 2-0 win over Wisconsin Friday.
The Gophers went into Madison and came up short, losing 68-60 to the Wisconsin Badgers. Mike Grimm and Spencer Tollackson talked to Gopher Coach Tubby Smith following the game.
Jordan Taylor scored 22 points and Jon Leuer added 16 to lead Wisconsin to a 68-60 upset of No. 14 Minnesota on Tuesday night in the Big Ten opener for both teams.
If Minnesota-Duluth can get to overtime, it has a pretty good chance of winning.
Jordy Murray’s goal with less than 3 minutes to play earned the Wisconsin Badgers a 3-3 tie with Minnesota Saturday in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association.
Just when it looked like the Minnesota Gophers had turned the corner, Wisconsin reminded them they have a ways to go with a 6-0 Western Collegiate Hockey Association win Friday.