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Badgers storm past No. 7/8 Ohio State

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MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin men’s hockey team shutout the No. 7/8 Ohio State Buckeyes at the Kohl Center on Friday.

The Badgers played an excellent first period, outshooting OSU 11-5, but the game remained scoreless. After taking a one-goal lead in the second period, the Badgers capitalized on their momentum in the final stretch, netting three goals in the third period for a 4-0 victory. 

Wisconsin grabbed the lead at 4:25 in the first period when Luke LaMaster scored his first goal as a Badger. Center Owen Lindmark won an offensive zone faceoff back to LaMaster, who beat goaltender Jakub Dobes with a wrister on his glove side off the post and in. 

Jack Gorniak added to the tally at the eight-minute mark in the third period when he buried a pass from Sam Stange on a two-on-one. Shay Donovan started the play in the Badgers’ zone with a breakout pass to Stange who blasted down the ice with Gorniak on his wing and set him up in the slot.

Wisconsin went on the power play after OSU’s Tate…

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