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St. Cloud State at Wisconsin: Friday Night Line Chart

Wisconsin hosts league-leading St. Cloud Friday night at the Coliseum in Madison with a share of the MacNaughton Cup still available.

The Badgers will be back at their old stomping grounds at the Coliseum tonight.
The Badgers will be back at their old stomping grounds at the Coliseum tonight.
Photo: UW Assistant Coach Matt Walsh

As I said in the series preview, if I would have told you in November that this Wisconsin club had a chance to clinch a share of the MacNaughton Cup in the final weekend of the season, you would have thought I was on crazy pills.

Annnnnnd here we are.

In order to clinch a share of the MacNaughton Cup, Wisconsin needs to sweep St. Cloud AND have Minnesota and North Dakota not earn more than two points this weekend. Is it likely? No. Is it possible? Yes.

For any of that happen, the Badgers need to earn a victory on Friday night at the old Coliseum in Madison. It's throwback weekend, and the players have been looking forward to this one for a while. Here are tonight's game day vitals.

What you need to know:

Who: No. 8 St. Cloud State (20-13-1, 17-8-1 WCHA) at No. 14 Wisconsin (16-11-7, 12-7-7 WCHA)
What: Final regular season series of the season
Where: Veterans Memorial Coliseum (Madison, Wis.)
Game Time: 7:07 PM CT
Television: Fox Sports Wisconsin
Radio: Badger Sports Network

WISCONSIN LINES

Nic Kerdiles-Mark Zengerle-Tyler Barnes
Joseph LaBate-Brendan Woods-Michael Mersch
Ryan Little-Jefferson Dahl-Sean Little
Brad Navin-Keegan Meuer-Matt Paape

Jake McCabe-Frankie Simonelli
Kevin Schulze-John Ramage
Eddie Wittchow-Joe Faust

Joel Rumpel
Landon Peterson
Adam Miller

ST. CLOUD LINES

Kossila-LeBlanc-Brodzinski
Hanowski-Dowd-Murray
Oliver-Thorson-Bertsch
Benik-Morley-Holka

Prochno-Jensen
Gravel-Daly
Johnson-Prow

Faragher

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