NCAA Hockey

Badgers tame Lions for third-straight victory


MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin men’s hockey team skated to their third-straight victory with a 4-3 win over Lindenwood on Friday at the Kohl Center.

The Badgers overcame an early Lindenwood goal and an own-goal that put them behind 3-2 early in the third period for the victory. Freshman defenseman Tyson Jugnauth’s first career goal proved the difference.

Lindenwood (4-9-0 Independent) got on the scoreboard two minutes into the first period when Caleb Price got past goaltender Kyle McClellan with a backhand deke, set up by Andy Willis.

The Lions’ lead was short-lived. Less than two-minutes later, Zach Urdahl found the back of the net from just above the goal line to tie the score at one a piece. Owen Lindmark passed to Mike Vorlicky on the point who fired a shot and set up a rebound for Urdahl to hammer in the net.

The Badgers (5-8-0, 0-6-0 0-0-0 Big Ten) headed into the second period with a 2-1 lead thanks to a one-timer from Brock Caufield, assisted by Liam Malmquist.

Drew Kuzma, fresh out of the penalty box, tied the score for Lindenwood midway through…

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