Much of the same play as the first period for both teams but a different outcome. Minnesota is still crushing the Badgers in terms of controlling the puck and shots on goal. Haula, Minnesota’s point leader, had a shot barely miss the goalpost at the 10:50 mark.
After that it was all Wisconsin. Freshman Kevin Schulze put one away seven minutes into the second period to give the Badgers the 1-0 advantage. Wisconsin’s captain John Ramage didn’t miss his chance when it came at the 14:13 point when his shot trickled past goalie Adam Wilcox. About two minutes later at the 16:22 mark the Gopher’s Sean Little put one away. Brendan Woods, who had one bang off the crossbar at the beginning of the period, recorded assists on the first two goals.
Minnesota is owning Wisconsin in shots on goal 27 to 16 but the Badgers have a commanding lead heading into the third and final period.
Wisconsin 3 – 0 Minnesota
Zambonis prepare the ice for the third period.