B1G hockey: Michigan, Wisconsin roll to victories

BTN’s third Frozen Friday of the year was a good one. Michigan cruised to a 5-2 victory over Michigan State in the first game of the night. Wisconsin followed with an impressive 5-3 come-from-behind win over Ohio State in the nightcap. Catch up on all the scores, stats and video highlights in this post.

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WISCONSIN 5, OHIO STATE 3 | RECAP

Led by a balanced attack, the No. 9 Wisconsin men’s hockey team overcame a 2-1 deficit to defeat Big Ten rival Ohio State, 5-3, Friday night at the Kohl Center. Senior forward Tyler Barnes (Eagan, Minn.) led the Badgers charge tallying a goal and two assists, marking his seventh multi-point game of the season.

MICHIGAN 5, MICHIGAN STATE 2 | RECAP

JT Compher (Northbrook, Ill.) had two goals and two assists, and Derek DeBlois (Narragansett, R.I.) also scored twice to lead the 14th-ranked University of Michigan ice hockey team to a 5-2 road win over Michigan State at Munn Ice Arena. The win is Michigan’s first at Munn since March 13, 2010, snapping U-M’s four-game winless streak (0-2-2) on Michigan State’s home ice. The Wolverines scored three third-period goals to put the Spartans away after the teams entered the third period tied at 2-2.

Originally from Farmington Hills, MI, I have worked at the Big Ten Network since 2012 and took over my role as web editor and blogger in August, 2013. Follow me on twitter for constant Big Ten updates @srmerriman. Thanks and enjoy!!

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