CHICAGO (WSAU) The Wisconsin men’s hockey team upset second-ranked Minnesota 3-to-2 yesterday, playing outdoors at the Hockey City Classic in Chicago. The 18th-ranked Badgers scored all their goals within three-and-a-half minutes in the second period to up 3-0.
Sean Little scored the game at 16:22 in the period. Kevin Schulz and John Ramage also scored for Wisconsin, which improved to 10-7-7 in the W-C-H-A and 13-10-and-7 overall. The Badgers are now 3-and-0 lifetime in outdoor contests. Seth Ambroz and Zach Budish scored in the final period for Minnesota, which dropped to 12-6-and-4 in the conference and 20-6-and-4 overall.
Over 52,000 people saw the game at Soldier Field, and Badgers’ coach Mike Eaves said the atmosphere gave his team a real boost.
The Badgers will host Penn State next Sunday and Monday.