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Badgers men’s hockey gameday: Notre Dame 4, Wisconsin 2

January 20, 2018 GMT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Cale Morris made 33 saves, and No. 1 Notre Dame scored three first-period goals in defeating the University of Wisconsin men’s hockey team 4-2 on Friday to extend its winning streak to 16 games.

Three stars

No. 3: The Badgers’ Tarek Baker scored a third-period goal and contributed two shot blocks.

No. 2: Andrew Oglevie scored a power-play goal and added an assist for the Fighting Irish.

No. 1: Cale Morris keeps on going, this time with 33 saves for Notre Dame.

Up next

The Badgers and the Irish finish the series at 2 p.m. Sunday at the United Center in Chicago.

Pregame

The University of Wisconsin men’s hockey team plays its first game against a No. 1 team in the Tony Granato coaching area when the 18th-ranked Badgers face Notre Dame on Friday (6:30 p.m., NBC Sports Chicago Plus, 1070 AM).

Since the USCHO.com poll started in 1997, the Badgers are 14-18-3 against top-ranked teams but just 2-7 on the road.

It’s also UW’s first appearance at Compton Family Ice Arena. In two seasons under Granato, the Badgers have made their debut at four venues and are 4-0 in those games.

Notre Dame has a 15-game winning streak and has yet to lose a conference game in its first season as a member of the Big Ten Conference.

See the full lineups below the live blog.

Badgers (11-11-3, 5-7-2 Big Ten)

Forwards

Linus Weissbach - Trent Frederic - Ryan Wagner

Jason Ford - Seamus Malone - Will Johnson

Max Zimmer - Cameron Hughes - Jason Dhooghe

Matthew Freytag - Tarek Baker - Sean Dhooghe

Defensemen

Peter Tischke - Josh Ess

Wyatt Kalynuk - Jake Linhart

Tyler Inamoto - JD Greenway

Goaltenders

Kyle Hayton

Jack Berry

Fighting Irish (18-3-1, 12-0)

Forwards

Cam Morrison - Jake Evans - Cal Burke

Dylan Malmquist - Andrew Oglevie - Colin Theisen

Dawson Cook - Mike O’Leary - Bo Brauer

Joe Wegwerth - Jack Jenkins

Defensemen

Dennis Gilbert - Justin Wade

Bobby Nardella - Tory Dello

Jordan Gross - Andrew Peeke

Matt Hellickson

Goaltenders

Cale Morris

Dylan St. Cyr

Nick Sanford