Badgers blank #1 Gophers in a statement shutout

Women

MADISON, Wis. – Top ranked team? No problem for the Badger women’s hockey team.

Wisconsin skated out to a two-goal lead in the first period and never looked back in their “Border Battle” series opener against #1 Minnesota. Sophie Shirley, Dara Greig, Britta Curl, Daryl Watts and Makenna Webster all scored a goal while Kennedy Blair posted her third shutout of the season with 30 saves. 

The Badgers and Gophers wrap up their series Saturday at 2:00 P.M.