PREVIEW: UMD MEN’S HOCKEY SET FOR A HOME SERIES AGAINST WISCONSIN

THE MATCHUP No. 10 Minnesota Duluth will face-off  with Wisconsin this weekend in a house sequence. Since the groups began competing in 1967, Wisconsin holds the lead for the all time report 93-61-15. Going into the weekend, UMD has an total report of 2-2-0 and Wisconsin will input with a 0-4-0 total report. At house UMD has long past 2-0, the place Wisconsin is 0-2 at the highway. The groups ultimate performed for an exhibition recreation at Chippewa Falls Oct. 3, 2021 the place UMD received 4-2. 

THE LAST TIMEOUT Minnesota Duluth dropped their first sequence at the highway towards Minnesota State. UMD was once shutout 6-0 in recreation one and fell 2-1 in recreation two. Luke Loheit scored the lone objective on Saturday evening whilst the Bulldogs have been on an influence play. His objective towards the Mavericks was once his first of the season and eleventh of his occupation. Notching assists at the objective have been Dominic James and Owen Gallatin

SET OF STREAKS For the primary time this season, the Bulldogs will move into the weekend with back-to-back losses. As for the warring parties, Wisconsin will input the sequence having misplaced their first 4 video games of the season. Including ultimate season’s, the Badgers have misplaced the ultimate seven common season video games. Wisconsin was once swept by way of each Ohio State and St. Cloud State. 

FACING OFF WITH THE BADGERS In the Big Ten convention Wisconsin is ranked 3rd and twelfth nationally for face off win proportion. The Badgers dangle a proportion of .544. Leading the Badgers in face-offs wins is Charlie Stramel with a season general of 37-28. For the Bulldogs, their face off proportion sits at .421 and James leads UMD with a complete of 32-28.  

PENALTY STRUGGLES Wisconsin has totaled 15 consequences and allowed 5 targets all over the penalty kill. In addition to suffering to kill off consequences, the Badgers have had a troublesome time discovering the again of the online at the energy play. With 12 energy play alternatives, they’ve most effective scored as soon as. The Bulldogs even have had their combat with consequences. Minnesota Duluth has had 14 energy play alternatives, however has most effective notched 4 energy play targets. UMD has taken 16 consequences this season and has allowed six targets all over the penalty kill. 

BADGERS GOALTENDING Senior Jared Moe has been the principle goaltender for the Badgers this season. Moe has performed in 3 video games for a complete of 176 mins. In the 3 video games Moe has had 12 targets towards, 4 being energy play targets, and one being quick passed. He has made a complete of 94 saves for a save p.c of .887. 

MILESTONE MOMENT Senior Luke Loheit is only one recreation clear of enjoying 100 video games with the Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs. 

HOME SWEET HOME The groups will face off at AMSOIL Arena Friday Oct. 21 at 7:07 p.m. and however on Saturday Oct. 22 at 6:07 p.m. 
 

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