MINNEAPOLIS, Minn (WSAU) - Two Minnesota scores in the third period gave the Gophers a 3-1 victory over the Wisconsin men’s hockey team Saturday night.
The Badger record fell to 1-5-2, including 1-3-2 in the WCHA. Wisconsin scored first at 16:24 in the first period on a goal by Ryan Little. The Badgers were 5-for-5 on the penalty kill and Little’s score was a short-handed goal.
Minnesota tied the scored midway through the second period, then put it away with two scores in the final period. Joel Rumple stopped 25 of 27 shots on goal. The final Gopher tally came on an empty net.