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Andy Johnson

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Hockey Editor for Bucky's 5th Quarter and SB Nation College Puck.

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Norby, Hanzlik commit to UW women's hockey

Wisconsin received two big commitments as Presley Norby and Kyleigh Hanzlik recently gave verbal pledges to Mark Johnson and the Badgers.

Wisconsin hockey recruiting update

Adam Parsells and Tony Stillwell will stay home for their senior seasons, while Matthew Freytag and Brock Boeser head to the USHL.

Mark Zengerle signs AHL deal with Grand Rapids

Mark Zengerle will start his professional career in the AHL next season with the Grand Rapids Griffins, farm club for the Detroit Red Wings.

Blayre Turnbull named women's hockey team captain

Forward Karley Sylvester and defenseman Katarina Zgraja will join Blayre Turnbull on the leadership team next season as alternate captains.

Dany Heatley signs 1-year deal with Anaheim Ducks

The former Wisconsin winger positions himself to take another run at the Stanley Cup by signing a short-term deal for $1 million with the Ducks.

Madison Capitols release inaugural USHL schedule

The release of the Madison Capitols' slate includes up to six potential conflicts with the Wisconsin men's hockey schedule.

Recruit Brock Boeser named to U.S. U-18 team

Wisconsin recruit Brock Boeser was one of 22 players named to the U.S. Under-18 Select Team for the 2014 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup.

Blake Geoffrion Hockey Classic highlights

2010 Hobey Baker Award winner Blake Geoffrion and Wisconsin hockey almuni helped raise over $65,000 for the UW Health Burn Center.

Matt Ustaski picked in 7th round by Jets

Incoming freshman Matt Ustaski was the third Wisconsin recruit to be picked, as the Winnipeg Jets nabbed him in the seventh round, No. 192 overall.

Matt Berkovitz picked in 5th round by Ducks

Defenseman Matt Berkovitz joins Nic Kerdiles and Grant Besse in the Anaheim system after being drafted by the Ducks No. 123 overall on Saturday.

Jack Dougherty picked in 2nd round by Predators

Incoming Wisconsin freshman defenseman Jack Dougherty was selected by the Nashville Predators with the No. 51 overall pick on Saturday.

NHL Draft Preview: Dougherty leads UW prospects

Jack Dougherty is expected to join a long list of Badgers selected in the top two rounds of the NHL Draft this weekend in Philadelphia.

Blake Geoffrion talks Hockey Classic rosters

In anticipation of the upcoming Blake Geoffrion Hockey Classic, Geoffrion was kind enough to call and talk about the event and the players involved.

UW women to receive goalie transfer from BC

Between the addition of Megan Miller and rising sophomore Ann-Renée Desbiens, the Badgers appear set between the pipes next season.

Jack Dougherty invited to USA WJC Evaluation Camp

Considered one of the top defensemen in the country for his age group, Jack Dougherty will have a chance to audition for the 2015 WJC roster.

Joe Pavelski charity golf tourney set for June 27

Joe Pavelski's charity golf tournament will take place June 27 at the Stevens Point Country Club with proceeds going to area youth hockey.

Wayzata forward Max Zimmer gives pledge to Badgers

The Badgers picked up their second 1997-born forward recruit from Wayzata high school in Minnesota, this time landing skilled sophomore forward Max Zimmer.

Alex Shuchuk set to join Badgers, play for father

Janesville Jets forward Alex Shuchuk, the son of current UW assistant coach Gary, joins the Badgers as a walk-on forward for next season.

Twice as nice! 2 Badgers advance to NHL Cup Final

After defeating the Montreal Canadiens in six games, Derek Stepan, Ryan McDonagh and the New York Rangers advance to the Stanley Cup Final.

Potential hockey recruits keeping NCAA option open

Potential recruits Dante Fabbro and Tyson Jost will play with the Penticton Vees in the BCHL next year, retaining their NCAA eligibility.

Capitols hire Luke Strand as head coach, GM

After the surprising departure of Steve Miller, the USHL's expansion Madison Capitols have hired Eau Claire native Luke Strand.

Wisconsin hockey schedule close to being finalized

Wisconsin fans will see former WCHA rival North Dakota in the Kohl Center this season, in addition to national power Boston University.

Steve Miller resigns as head coach of Madison Caps

The expansion Madison Capitols have yet to play a game in he USHL, but are already in search of a new head coach and general manager.

Jefferson Dahl inks pro contract with German club

After graduating on Saturday, alternate captain Jefferson Dahl signed a contract to play professional hockey with EHC Klostersee in Germany.

Badgers no longer abiding by gentlemen's agreement

Wisconsin joins a list of schools that includes Minnesota and Boston College who have scrapped the "gentlemen's agreement," and will recruit potential prospects up until they have signed an NCAA...

Dominick Mersch picked in 1st round of USHL Draft

In addition to Mersch, six Wisconsin natives were drafted in the USHL's Phase I Draft, and 19 more were selected in the Phase II Draft.

UW women lose impact recruit T.T. Cianfarano

With Wisconsin not working out, Cianfarano will now look into options at Minnesota, Minnesota-Duluth, Northeastern and Quinnipac.

Wisconsin partners with You Can Play project

Led by Wisconsin women's hockey goaltender Ilana Friedman, the Badgers have joined the You Can Play project.

Badgers off to fast starts in Stanley Cup Playoffs

Dany Heatley will become the eighth former Badger to skate in the 2014 postseason when he is inserted into the Minnesota Wild lineup tonight.

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