SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The Wisconsin men’s hockey workforce settled for a sequence break up towards No. 15 Notre Dame, falling, 5-2, to the Fighting Irish Saturday night at Compton Spouse and children Ice Arena.
The Badgers (10-15-5, 6-9-5-2 B1G) opened the scoring early in the first period of time soon after senior forward Matthew Freytag tapped in a shot from junior Max Zimmer on the next try out, but the Fighting Irish (16-11-3, 9-9-2-2 B1G) notched 5 consecutive objectives, together with three in the next period of time, to choose a commanding 5-1 guide.
Distinctive groups performed a large section in Notre Dame’s run, as the Fighting Irish tied the video game, then took the guide on the electrical power perform. They additional a 3rd electrical power-perform target with just below 5 minutes still left in the 3rd period of time to make it a 5-1 contest. UW went -for-3 with the person gain, although Notre Dame went 3-for-6.
Sophomore winger Sean Dhooghe scored to cut Notre Dame’s guide to 5-2 late in the 3rd period of time, but the Badgers could not rally previous the Fighting Irish in the waning times of regulation.
Freshman goaltender Daniel Lebedeff made 18 saves commencing in target for the Badgers, and junior Jack Berry stopped eight shots in the reduction effort.
Wisconsin rounds out its highway stretch up coming weekend with a journey to College Park, Pennsylvania, to choose on No. 17 Penn Point out. Friday’s video game is set for a 5:30 p.m. begin although Saturday’s contest starts at 6 p.m. (CT).
–UW-Madison Athletic Communications