Wisconsin hockey expects tough schedule to pay off for young team

Losing your top five scorers in one offseason has a way of making people wonder just how good a program can be the following season. It’s part of the reason Big Ten coaches picked Wisconsin to finish third in their preseason poll. That happens when you’ve also got one of the youngest teams in the […]


Report: Badger hockey legend Bob Suter dies

The University of Wisconsin, the city of Madison and United States hockey wouldn’t be the same without the name Bob Suter. However, the hockey world and the Badgers athletic family will be down one of the greats. Andy Baggot of the Wisconsin State Journal is reporting that Bob Suter has passed away at the age […]


Wisconsin men’s hockey name Navin, Drake team captains

The state of Wisconsin has had a big impact on the University of Wisconsin men’s hockey program in recent years. In 2014-15 two players from in-state will have a major impact as captains on the team. Head coach Mike Eaves announced that Waupaca native Brad Navin, and Mosinee native Chase Drake will be co-captains for […]

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UW Hockey adding Ferris State to schedule in two-year agreement

Wisconsin hockey needs quality non-conference opponents, that’s the truth of the matter in the Big Ten of today. There are two tiers — with Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan representing likely NCAA teams —while Ohio State, Michigan State and Penn State make up a tier of teams that don’t have the history of the upper echelon […]


Incoming Badger Jack Dougherty selected in 2nd round of NHL Draft

Wisconsin Badgers hockey is no stranger to players getting selected in the NHL Draft, and that tradition continued early on in the 2014 NHL Draft. The Nashville Predators selected incoming freshman Jack Dougherty in the second round on Saturday morning. Dougherty, a Cottage Grove, Min. native became the first Badger picked in the NHL Draft […]


Big Ten hockey schedule released, Badgers season schedule complete

Wisconsin hockey’s non-conference schedule for the 2014-15 season has been know for awhile, but on Thursday the Big Ten finally announced the schedule for conference games. With the announcement we now know the full schedule for Badger hockey this upcoming season. UW won’t open its Big Ten campaign until a series at home against Penn […]


Badgers Hockey adds to 2014 class

With a multitude of forwards being lost to graduation and early entry in to the NHL, the Badgers were in need of help on the front line for next season. On Thursday, that help came in the form of USHL veteran Cullen Hurley, who announced his commitment to Wisconsin via Twitter. 


Badgers hockey trio to represent Team USA at World Championships

Wisconsin’s rich tradition at the international hockey level continues this year, as a trio of Badgers were announced as part of the first 15 members of Team USA for the 2014 IIHF World Championships. Jake McCabe, Jake Gardiner and Craig Smith all will don the USA shirt in Minsk, Belarus from May 9-25.

Jake McCabe

Badgers McCabe, Mersch Named All-Americans

While Jake McCabe and Michael Mersch both left Wisconsin after the NCAA loss to North Dakota, both are leaving on a high note in their collegiate careers as well. On Friday, the American Hockey Coaches Association named both as All-Americans. McCabe was tabbed a first team All-American, while Mersch leaves Wisconsin as a member of […]

Joe Faust

Faust Makes it a Six-Pack of Badgers to the Pros

Wisconsin hockey continues to be popular in the NHL this offseason, as it was announced on Tuesday that Badger defenseman Joe Faust signed an Amateur Try Out contract with the AHL’s Albany Devils. Albany is the affiliate of the NHL New Jersey Devils, who drafted Faust in the fourth round of the 2010 NHL Entry […]

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Kerdiles departs for Anaheim Ducks

Wisconsin has seen its share of departures for the NHL, but on Saturday afternoon the biggest blow to the 2014-15 season occurred as sophomore forward Nic Kerdiles signed a contract with the team that drafted him in the 2nd round of the 2012 Entry Draft—the Anaheim Ducks.

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Simonelli Adds to Badger Hockey Players in the Pros

Undrafted to Wisconsin captain to a professional hockey player—it’s safe to say former Wisconsin defenseman Frankie Simonelli has had a unique journey. On Thursday it was announced that Simonelli was signed to a Professional Try Out contract with the Boston Bruins organization. 


Badgers recruit to skate for USA in U-18 Worlds

On Wednesday it was announced that Wisconsin signee Jack Dougherty will represent Team USA at the U-18 World Championships. Dougherty is a 6’0″, 185-pound defenseman who is playing for the US National Development Team, which competes in the USHL. This season Dougherty has skated in 49 games, netting five goals, 12 assists and 17 points […]


Mersch Signs With Los Angeles Kings

Wisconsin suffered heartbreak at the hands of long-time rival North Dakota this past weekend, and that means it’s time for UW players to make some big-time decisions. Up first in that area is senior forward Michael Mersch, who signed a three-year deal with the Los Angeles Kings according to a release from UW Athletics. Mersch was […]