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Wisconsin Hockey Recruiting

U.S. U-18 defenseman Jack Dougherty commits to UW

Wisconsin swoops in and nabs former Ohio State commit Jack Dougherty, who decommitted after Mark Osiecki was fired after last season.

Wisconsin hockey recruit update

UW recruits skating in top prospects game tonight

The second annual U.S. Top Prospects game will be held in Pittsburgh tonight, and can be watched live for free on Fast Hockey.

Recruit Freytag to miss 2 months with back injury

Wisconsin recruit Matthew Freytag is expected to miss time with a back injury, but should be back in time for the high school season.

Hockey Recruiting: Scouting some future Badgers

Where will the hockey recruits play this season?

The United States Hockey League will be filled with Badgers this year, as seven Wisconsin recruits will play games in the league this season.

Wausau West forward Kevin Conley commits to Denver

'97-born Kevin Conley from Wausau chooses the Pioneers over the Badgers and Bemidji State.

Badgers nab St. Louis goaltender Luke Opilka

The Badgers go back to St. Louis and pick up a commitment from goaltender Luke Opilka, who will play at the U.S. NTDP this season.

Malone, Ford invited to U.S. top prospects game

Wisconsin will be well represented at the All-American Prospects Game with Seamus Malone and Keegan Ford on the ice, and Mark Johnson behind the bench.

Hockey recruiting: 2014 forward class a concern

The loss of blue-chip recruit Christian Dvorak is a big one, especially considering the spots the Badgers still have to fill in the 2014 class.

UW recruit Boeser leads U.S. U-17's to gold medal

Boeser's nine points in Slovakia helped the U.S. capture another gold medal at the Five Nations Tournament.

Recruit Christian Dvorak set to sign with OHL club

Dvorak backed out on Wisconsin to sign with the London Knights, escalating serious concerns about future Wisconsin recruiting classes.

Badgers land Wayzata power forward Matthew Freytag

The Badgers plucked another talented forward out of the state of Minnesota, landing a verbal commitment from Matthew Freytag Wednesday.

Badgers land Green Bay defenseman Tony Stillwell

Wisconsin secures another huge in-state commitment with Green Bay's Tony Stillwell.

UW recruit Brock Boeser named to U.S. U-17 team

Wisconsin recruit Brock Boeser has been chosen to represent his country after his performance at the Select 16 Festival.

UW recruit Ryan Wagner named to U.S. U-18 team

UW recruit Ryan Wagner will get a chance to don the red, white and blue for the U.S. U-18 team this summer at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament.

Ohio State recruits Sheehy, Dougherty decommit

The firing of former Wisconsin assistant Mark Osiecki at Ohio State has Buckeye recruits looking at other options.

Badger Hockey Recruit Review: Peter Tischke

The Badger Hockey Recruit Review will run every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the next five weeks. Today, we feature Peter Tischke, a defenseman from the Chicago Mission.

Badger Hockey Recruit Review: Seamus Malone

The Badger Hockey Recruit Review will run every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the next five weeks. Today, we feature Seamus Malone, a forward with the USHL's Dubuque Fighting Saints.

Badger Hockey Recruit Review: Keegan Ford

The Badger Hockey Recruit Review will run every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the next five weeks. Today, we feature Keegan Ford, a defenseman with the USHL's Dubuque Fighting Saints.

Badger Hockey Recruit Review: Christian Dvorak

The Badger Hockey Recruit Review will run every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the next five weeks. Today, we feature Christian Dvorak, a forward with the Chicago Mission U18 team.

Badger Hockey Recruit Review: Tim Davison

The Badger Hockey Recruit Review will run every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the next five weeks. Today, we feature Tim Davison, a defenseman from the Chicago Steel of the USHL.

Badger Hockey Recruit Review: Aidan Cavallini

The Badger Hockey Recruit Review will run every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the next five weeks. Today, we feature Aidan Cavallini, a forward from the Brookings Blizzard of the NAHL.

Badger Hockey Recruit Review: Brock Boeser

The Badger Hockey Recruit Review will run every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the next five weeks. Today, we feature Brock Boeser from Burnsville high school.

Badger Hockey Recruit Review: Grant Besse

The Badger Hockey Recruit Review will run every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the next five weeks. Today, we feature Grant Besse from Benilde-St. Margaret's high school.

Badger Hockey Recruit Review: Matt Berkovitz

The "Badger Hockey Recruit Review" will run every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the next five weeks. We open the feature series with Ashwaubenon, Wis., defenseman Matt Berkovitz.

Badgers add Chicago Mission recruit Ryan Wagner

Wisconsin added its third recruit in the past nine days, landing a verbal commitment from Chicago Mission U16 forward Ryan Wagner.

Badgers stay hot, nab St. Louis recruit Luke Kunin

After adding one of the top 1997-born players on Monday in Brock Boeser, the Badgers locked up fellow top '97 prospect Luke Kunin on Friday.

Badgers land verbal from Burnsville's Brock Boeser

Wisconsin lands a commitment from one of the top 1997-born forwards in the United States, Brock Boeser from Burnsville, Minn.

Wisconsin natives headline USHL futures draft

Eight 1997 born Wisconsin natives heard their names called Monday night in phase one of the 2013 USHL Draft.

Time to drop NCAA hockey's gentlemen's agreement?

Ending the gentlemen's agreement could help stop the hoarding of players and hopefully slow the trend of the early verbal commitment.

Central District tryouts: Wisconsin invitations

Wisconsin recruits Matt Berkovitz, Peter Tischke and Christian Dvorak are all slated to skate at Central Districts May 10 to 12.