Minnesota stuns Wisconsin in overtime

Gophers get the best of Badgers again
Minnesota stuns Wisconsin in overtime

Wisconsin women’s hockey came into the weekend with the nation’s top ranking as the No. 1 Badgers hosted No. 2 Minnesota. The Gophers weren’t intimidated in UW’s ranking, or a raucous crowd at LaBahn Arena. The Gophers beat Wisconsin 3-0 Friday night, then again 2-1 in overtime on Saturday.  

Saturday, Wisconsin’s Sarah Nurse scored in the second period to give the Badgers a 1-0 lead. They held that lead until 1:28 remaining in regulation. Then, Rachel Bona scored for Minnesota to send the game into overtime.  With just 55-seconds remaining in OT, Rachel Ramsey slipped a rebound shot past UW goalie Ann-Renee Desbiens to give Minnesota a 2-1 win. 

Wisconsin hasn’t beaten Minnesota since October 14, 2011. 

Up next, the Badgers hit the road to play Bemidji State next Friday and Saturday.