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Badgers sweep Michigan State on Senior Day

By Eric Rajala, erajala@wisctv.com
Published On: Feb 22 2014 10:01:18 PM CST

MADISON, Wis. -

In the last home series of the season, the Badger men's hockey team sent the seniors out in style, beating Michigan State 2-0 Saturday at the Kohl Center. 

In the first period, the Badgers got a power play and Joseph Labate took advantage. Labate scored his 10th goal of the season to make it 1-0 UW. 

In the second period, with the score still 1-0, the Badgers got another power play. This time, Michael Mersch capitalized. Mersch scored his team leading 19th goal of the season to push the Badgers lead to 2-0. 

Joel Rumpel carried them the rest of the way, tallying 31 saves. 

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