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Notre Dame Hockey: Irish Fall to Badgers to End 8 Game Winning Streak

An empty netter ended it all.

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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish headed to Madison to take on the University of Wisconsin Badgers, who stopped Notre Dame’s eight game winning streak in its tracks.

First Period

Matt Hellickson headed to the penalty box for cross-checking and Badger forward Cole Caulfield got his team on the board with a power play goal. The Badgers wasted no time in shaking up the otherwise elite Irish penalty kill, and kept it all going into the second period.

Second Period

Wisconsin’s Roman Ahcan brought it to 2-0 on the power play after Notre Dame’s Spencer Stastney took a hooking penalty. The Irish got fired up in the second period and passed Wisconsin’s 7 shots on goal with 9.

Third Period

The Irish responded to two frustrating periods by pulling Cale Morris from between the pipes, but Wisconsin’s Linus Weissbach sealed the deal for the Badgers with an empty netter.

Game Summary

Scoring

Wisconsin: Cole Caulfield at 17:10 in the 1st with assists from K’Andre Miller and Alex Turcotte

Wisconsin: Roman Ahcan at 12:01 in the 2nd with assists from Dylan Holloway and Alex Turcotte

Wisconsin: Linus Weissbach at 17:20 in the 3rd with assists from Owen Lindmark and K’Andre Miller

Penalties

Notre Dame: Matt Hellickson at 15:53 in the 1st for cross-checking

Notre Dame: Spencer Stastney at 18:45 in the 1st for hooking

Wisconsin: Linus Weissbach at 18:45 in the 1st for embellishment

Notre Dame: Jesse Lansdell at 11:33 in the 2nd for tripping

Notre Dame: Pierce Crawford at 4:11 in the 3nd for roughing

Wisconsin: Tarek Baker at 4:11 in the 3nd for roughing

Goalies

Notre Dame: Cale Morris, 32 saves

Wisconsin: Daniel Lebedeff, 22 saves

Moving Forward

The Irish and Badgers will meet again at 8:00 p.m. ET Saturday in Madison. To tune in, stream online with BTN+.

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