Badgers claim first conference title in 21 years
EAST LANSING, Mich. – For the first time since 2000, the Wisconsin men’s hockey team are regular-season champions.
Thanks to a pair of goals from Cole Caufield and 40 saves from Cameron Rowe, UW beat Michigan State 2 to 1 to clinch their first ever Big Ten regular-season title.
B1G things are happening!
The Badgers just claimed the Big Ten regular-season title! pic.twitter.com/0DivsBU4Pr
— Wisconsin Hockey (@BadgerMHockey) March 6, 2021
Wisconsin heads into the Big Ten tournament as the #1 seed and will play the winner of #4 Notre Dame/#5 Penn State on March 15 at 3:30 P.M.
In the words of Bob Johnson, “it’s a great day for hockey!”@BadgerWHockey advance to the WCHA Final Faceoff Championship@BadgerMHockey wins its first regular season conference championship since 2000#Badgers #OnWisconsin
— Zach Hanley (@ZachHanley2) March 6, 2021
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