Madison
68° F
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
Advertisement

Wisconsin edges Alaska-Anchorage

Published On: Jan 27 2013 01:24:02 AM CST

MADISON, Wis. -

Landon Peterson stopped 21 of 22 shots as Wisconsin beat Alaska-Anchorage 2-1 on Saturday for a sweep of their Western Collegiate Hockey Association series.

The Badgers (11-9-5, 8-5-5) improved to 10-1-2 in their last 13 games while the struggling Seawolves (3-15-6, 1-15-4) lost for the 11th time in 12 games.

All of the scoring occurred in the second period. Tyler Barnes and Jefferson Dahl gave Wisconsin a 2-0 lead. Jordan Kwas answered for UAA.

Peterson had seven saves in each period, while USS goalie Chris Kamal made 17 stops.

On Friday night, the Badgers scored two power play goals to defeat Alaska-Anchorage 5-2, with Michael Mersch scoring both power play goals.

Wisconsin hadn't scored with the man advantage in its last seven games and had scored only two power play goals in its last 50 chances.

Mark Zengerle, Tyler Barnes and Nic Kerdiles added goals for the Badgers in the series opener.

Joel Rumpel had to make only 12 saves to get Friday's win in goal for Wisconsin.

Advertisement
  • jack-o-lantern Halloween pumpkin

    Juliet James/SXC

    Halloween

    Games, recipes, trick-or-treating, scary movies and everything else you need to make your Halloween extra spooky.

  • Politician, politics, debate, election

    iStock / bns124

    Election Coverage

    Get up-to-date on political stories, Reality Check the latest political ads, learn about the candidates and find election results in our special section.

  • Ebola virus pink

    CDC

    Ebola special coverage

    Get the latest news on the Ebola outbreak and resources to help you learn more about the deadly virus.

Advertisement