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Women's hockey game day blog  at St. Cloud State - Jan. 24

Women's hockey game day blog at St. Cloud State - Jan. 24

Jacqueline Boscacci (Athletic Communications Assistant)

Please join Jacqueline Boscacci as she chronicled rinkside all the action from the game between the Badgers and the Huskies with the Game Day Blog.

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Women's hockey rinkside blog vs. SCSU(01/24/2009) 
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1:33
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Welcome to the live game day blog. I am here at the National Hockey Center where the Badgers and the Huskies just took the   ice for warm ups.

1:36
Jacqueline Boscacci:  And the lines for today
Forwards
Nash, Lawler, Knight
Prevost, Deluce, Duggan
Giles, Ammerman, Sanders
Hagen, Kranz, Evans

And on defense
Matthews, Windmeier
Jakiel, Bible
Dronen, Keseley

And in goal
Vetter
McCready
Kaasa

1:38
Jacqueline Boscacci:  And for SCSU
Nelson, Hogan, McCarthy
Nixon, Currier, Roberts
Kemmerer, Moen, Toor
Josefson Anderson, Lambert

defense
Hirsch, Daggit
Schroeder, Pezon
Fredheim, Meierhofer

and in goal
Nixon
VanDenakker
Donlan

1:41
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1:42
Jacqueline Boscacci:  The girls playing soccer before the game. They play before every game before they warm up.

1:51
Jacqueline Boscacci:  The Badgers are looking to complete the sweep of the Huskies after a 5-1 win last night.

1:52
Jacqueline Boscacci:  The Badgers are 3-0-1 for a four-game unbeaten streak entering the second game of the series today.

1:56
Jacqueline Boscacci:  We are 11 min. to faceoff and the Badgers need to come out the way they finished last night.

2:01
Who will be the first Badger to score in today's game?
Duggan
 ( 30% )
Knight
 ( 40% )
Lawler
 ( 10% )
Ammerman
 ( 10% )
Deluce
 ( 0% )
A defenseman
 ( 10% )


2:01
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Starters are Vetter, Jakiel, Bible, Giles, Sanders and Ammerman

2:03
Jacqueline Boscacci:  For SCSU we have Nixon, Hirsch, Daggit, Nixon, Currier, Roberts

2:06
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Just an FYI... SCSU has two Nixon's playing today, Sammy a forward and the goalie Ashley.

2:07
Jacqueline Boscacci:  And for the record, I only have six spaces for the poll or else I would have put more up.

2:07
Jacqueline Boscacci:  We are underway and the Badgers are having trouble getting it out of the zone

2:09
Jacqueline Boscacci:  And we have our first PP only 2 min. into the game


2:09
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Fredheim for holding

2:09
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Keseley bakdoor but the shot was deflected

2:10
Jacqueline Boscacci:  The Badgers first unit is set up and passing around the edge trying to get a clear shot off.

2:10
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Giles with a wrister was blocked

2:11
Jacqueline Boscacci:  A turnover at the point leads to a breakaway for a short-handed goal with :1 left in the PP

2:12
Jacqueline Boscacci:  SCSU leads 1-0 after a Nixon short-handed goal

2:12
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Off the faceoff McCarthy gets a shot off, Vetter hits it away

2:13
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Another Badger turnover leads to a blocked shot for SCSU

2:13
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Battle along the boardsand the BAdgers turn it over again

2:14
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Nixon with a slapper in a clear shooting lane, off of Vetter's pads

2:14
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Badgers offsides

2:15
Jacqueline Boscacci:  The Badgers turn it over again in their zone which allows a few shots by SCSU

2:15
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Knight just evaded four defenders to get a shot off, but ut was saved

2:16
Jacqueline Boscacci:  SCSU leads 1-0 with 12 min. remaining

2:17
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Vetter covers it up to stop the clock at 11:33

2:17
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Nash and Lawler on a 2-on-, Lawler gets the shot but Nixon hits it away

2:18
Jacqueline Boscacci:  2-on-1

2:19
Jacqueline Boscacci:  The Badgers haven't had much offensively yet, they seem to be fighting the puck

2:20
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Dronen from the high slot with a wrister to tie it up at 1-1

2:20
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Vetter with a   save on another SCSU breakaway

2:21
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Tie 1-1 with 9 min. left

2:21
[Comment From WI IM]
Go Badgers!  Bring It!

2:21
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Badgers offsides

2:22
Jacqueline Boscacci:  A penalty on SCSU is coming up

2:23
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Toor for body checking

2:23
Jacqueline Boscacci:  UW leads 2-1 at 7:46 Keseley with the slapper from the point and Lawler goes top shelf on the rebound for the PP goal

2:24
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Giles was also on the assist

2:24
Jacqueline Boscacci:  So for those who chose a defenseman you were right

2:25
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Currier with a dangerous shot

2:26
[Comment From Guest]
Keseley's still on the wing for the power play unit, right

2:26
Jacqueline Boscacci:  yes she is

2:26
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Jakiel for slashing to start a SCSU PP

2:28
Jacqueline Boscacci:  It's starting to get physical as the Badgers are doing a good job keeping the Huskies out of the zone

2:28
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Another Badger penalty, Giles for tripping leads to a 5-3

2:29
Jacqueline Boscacci:  :10 left

2:29
Jacqueline Boscacci:  5-on-4 now and the Badgers make a big stop after a scramble in front of the net

2:30
Jacqueline Boscacci:  The Badgers are at full strength

2:31
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Ammerman with a shot from her knees

2:32
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Keseley sticks her stick out to stop a 3-on-2, she is playing very solid today

2:32
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Another Badger PP, Hogan for tripping

2:33
Jacqueline Boscacci:  :30 remaining in the period

2:33
Jacqueline Boscacci:  That is the end of the first

2:41
Jacqueline Boscacci:  UW leads 2-1

2:50
Jacqueline Boscacci:  We are about to start the third

2:50
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Badgers are still on the PP for a min.

2:51
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Knight with a strong slapperwent wide

2:51
Jacqueline Boscacci:  SCSU clears it, but the Badgers on a 2-on-2 get a backhanded shot

2:52
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Both teams are at full strength

2:52
[Comment From badgerfan]
how did the short turnaround between games effect the badgers preparation for today's game?

2:52
Jacqueline Boscacci:  It was a bit of an adjustment, but the team is used to 2 p.m. games

2:53
Jacqueline Boscacci:  There is a lot less downtime for them which could be good and bad

2:53
Jacqueline Boscacci:  UW icing

2:54
Jacqueline Boscacci:  A battle against the boards

2:55
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Giles is out with Lawler and Knight

2:56
Jacqueline Boscacci:  They did seem to come out a little sluggish today, the short turnaround may have something to do with that

2:56
Jacqueline Boscacci:  A DP is coming up on UW

2:57
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Deluce for tripping

2:58
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Lawler, Bible, Knight and Jakiel are out for the Badgers

2:58
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Another battle at the boards kills some time, but the Huskies keep possession

2:59
Jacqueline Boscacci:  :20 left in the PP

3:00
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Windmeier put her body in the way to stop a shot. Badgers at full strength

3:00
Jacqueline Boscacci:  UW is now taking some offensive control

3:03
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Tie 2-2

3:03
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Hogan scores sneaking the puck past Vetter

3:05
Jacqueline Boscacci:  The ice here is just a tad bit bigger than the Kohl Center at 200' x 100' meaning they have a lot of space to work with

3:06
Jacqueline Boscacci:  McCarthy had a scoring opportunity from in front of the net but went wide

3:07
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Icing, and UW wins the faceoff

3:07
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Kranz with a blocked shot, and SCSU advances the puck

3:08
Jacqueline Boscacci:  A Badger turnover leads to a shot by Evans and a scramble in front of the net

3:10
Jacqueline Boscacci:  BIG save by Vetter off her pads as Kemmerer tried to push it past her from outside the crease

3:12
[Comment From Nick]
Is Mark continuing to mix the lines now that the game is tied?

3:13
Jacqueline Boscacci:  He had the 4th line out and now has the original first line out as of now.

3:14
Jacqueline Boscacci:  So no, they seem pretty consistent right now

3:14
Jacqueline Boscacci:  2:40 left in the 2nd tied at 2

3:14
Jacqueline Boscacci:  UW offsides, takes away a scoring opp for UW

3:16
Jacqueline Boscacci:  1 min. left

3:17
Jacqueline Boscacci:  and a UW penalty is comin up

3:17
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Bible for holding with :49 left in the 2nd

3:17
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Knight with a block

3:18
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Windmeier whips it around the boards to buy some time

3:19
Jacqueline Boscacci:  End of the second, It's tied 2-2

3:22
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Wisconsin has won the last six meetings with the Huskies. They lost last season on Oct. 19 here at the National Hockey Center

3:22
[Comment From Nick]
The girls need a big rally pep talk between periods.  Our Kryptonite opponent is winning the battle again!

3:26
[Comment From Nick]
The games with SCSU in St. Cloud have been quite a bit tougher the past few seasons.

3:28
Jacqueline Boscacci:  St. Cloud is a pretty good program and had win over Duluth earlier this season

3:28
[Comment From badgerfan]
the badgers kicked it up in the third last night, hopefully the same today

3:30
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Yes they did, and the Badgers always get better as the game goes on. Scoring most of their goals in the third (48)

3:32
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3:32
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Inside the locker room before the game

3:33
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Here we go for the third period and we are tied at 2

3:35
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Huskies win the faceoff

3:36
Jacqueline Boscacci:  It's 4-on-4 right now, with Bible almost out

3:37
Jacqueline Boscacci:  UW leads 3-2, Knight with a slapper that went five-hole from the near faceoff circle

3:38
Jacqueline Boscacci:  UW in the PP

3:38
Jacqueline Boscacci:  UW leads 4-2, with a PP goal from the point

3:39
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Duggan with the goal

3:40
Jacqueline Boscacci:  The Badgers are fired up and have the upperhand since the start of the period

3:40
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Vetter with a big glove save

3:40
[Comment From Nick]
Keseley with the 4th goal acording to the live stats??

3:41
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Duggan shot it from the point and I was not sure if Keseley got a piece of it, they are reviewing the video

3:42
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Sanders for int.

3:43
Jacqueline Boscacci:  UW is doing a good job clogging the middle for the pk

3:45
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Knight 1-on-1 loses control but maintains poss.

3:45
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Badgers at full strength

3:46
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Ammerman spirals out on an effort to get the shot off

3:48
Jacqueline Boscacci:  A big collision at the boards between Knight and McCarthy

3:48
Jacqueline Boscacci:  McCarthy went down hard

3:49
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Knight and Hirsch for roughing, it's 4-on-4

3:50
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Another UW penalty, this one on Bible for high sticking

3:50
Jacqueline Boscacci:  4-on-3 SCSU with the man adv.

3:51
Jacqueline Boscacci:  UW leads 4-2 with 10 min. left in the third

3:51
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Lawler, Duggan and Matthews on the kill

3:52
Jacqueline Boscacci:  UW leads 4-3, SCSU on the PP goal

3:53
Jacqueline Boscacci:  goal by schroeder with the redirect

3:54
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Badgers try to jam in the puck off a rebound but Nixon covers it.

3:55
Jacqueline Boscacci:  UW on the PP, Shroeder for interference

3:56
Jacqueline Boscacci:  UW leads 5-3, Knight on the goal coming through the center on a pass from Giles

3:56
Jacqueline Boscacci:  That was a PP goal and Knight's second of the day

3:58
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Vetter with a save and an open net opp for the Huskies, but UW D gets there

3:58
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Prevost for int.

4:01
Jacqueline Boscacci:  McCarthy with a shot, Vetter slapping away the bouncing puck

4:01
Jacqueline Boscacci:  UW full strength

4:01
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Knight trying to jam it in, but Nixon covers it up

4:01
Jacqueline Boscacci:  4:20 left

4:03
Jacqueline Boscacci:  UW leads 6-3, ible with a siling high shot from the blueline

4:03
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Bible

4:04
Jacqueline Boscacci:  The puck sailed over Nixon's head

4:05
[Comment From Ken]
this is a great game!!!!!!!!

4:05
[Comment From WI IM]
Do you know what SOG are for the game thus far?

4:06
Jacqueline Boscacci:  29-25 UW

4:06
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Nash for roughing

4:07
[Comment From Ken]
how is vetter playing??

4:07
Jacqueline Boscacci:  She has made some key saves and has had 22 today.

4:08
Jacqueline Boscacci:  In the final minute now, and UW is at full strength

4:09
[Comment From badgerfan]
great job badgers!!!!!!  Go UMD....

4:09
Jacqueline Boscacci:  With a UM loss or tie, Badgers would be the lone leaders in the league

4:10
Jacqueline Boscacci:  The game ends with a glove save by Vetter

4:10
[Comment From Rob]
Let's Go Badgers!!

4:10
[Comment From Craig]
Jacqueline, thanks for covering the game for us!

4:10
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Your welcome Craig!

4:11
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Thank you for following along, the Badgers sweep the Huskies with a 6-3 win here at the National Hockey Center

4:12
Jacqueline Boscacci:  Go Badgers and we will be back when the Badgers head to Minnesota for a BIG WCHA matchup.

4:15






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