The University of Wisconsin men’s hockey crew (10-15-5, 6-9-5 Massive Ten) will vacation to University Park, Pennsylvania to take on No. 19 Penn Point out (17-11-2, 9-10-1) this weekend in a pivotal late-period matchup as both groups search for a late increase in the meeting standings.
The Badgers are coming off a collection split against Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, very last weekend. They presently sit in very last area in the Massive Ten, but are only two points driving Michigan Point out, four driving Penn Point out, 5 driving Michigan and 6 driving Notre Dame.
Penn Point out, on the other hand, is coming off a collection split against Michigan Point out in East Lansing, Michigan. The Nittany Lions sit only four points driving second area Minnesota with four video games remaining in the period.
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Even with these teams’ closeness in the Massive Ten standings, their stats inform a various story. Penn Point out prospects the nation in plans, when Wisconsin ranks 28th.
Penn State’s goal-scoring prowess was on display screen against Wisconsin when they scored eight plans in two video games during their late November trip to the Kohl Centre.
Just one superior omen for the Badgers likely into the weekend is that Penn Point out has authorized 110 plans — the seventh most in the nation — when Badgers have only authorized 99. Penn State’s defensive battle was on full display screen when the Badgers scored 11 plans more than their previous two-match collection.
Puck drop is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday. Friday’s match will be televised on the Massive Ten Community and both video games can be listened to on the Badger Sporting activities Community and adopted reside on Twitter @BadgerMHockey or uwbadgers.com.