Badgers men’s hockey gameday: Follow Game 5 at Merrimack
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. — The 10th-ranked University of Wisconsin men’s hockey team has three new forward lines for its game at Merrimack on Saturday (6 p.m., no TV, 1070 AM).
Only the fourth line of Jason Ford centering Max Zimmer and Matthew Freytag is the same as in Friday’s 5-2 victory over Boston College.
Matt Ustaski is in the lineup alongside first-line center Trent Frederic and Ryan Wagner. It’s the first time in five games this season that Frederic and Wagner haven’t been on the same line as Linus Weissbach. Dan Labosky is out of UW’s lineup.
Merrimack stands to be the fresher team since it didn’t play Friday while the Badgers were at BC. We’ll see how that impacts things, especially toward the final period.
See the full lines below the live blog.
Matt Ustaski - Trent Frederic - Ryan Wagner
Linus Weissbach - Cameron Hughes - Sean Dhooghe
Tarek Baker - Seamus Malone - Will Johnson
Max Zimmer - Jason Ford - Matthew Freytag
Peter Tischke - Josh Ess
Wyatt Kalynuk - Jake Linhart
Tim Davison - Tyler Inamoto
Brett Seney - Derek Petti - Sami Tavernier
Jace Hennig - Ludvig Larsson - Tyler Irvine
Michael Babcock - Alfred Larsson - Mathieu Tibbet
Logan Coomes - Patrick Kramer - Laine McKay
Jared Kolquist - Johnathan Kovacevic
Marc Biega - Alex Carle
Dominic Dockery - Aaron Titcomb