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MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Gopher Men's Hockey at #12 Wisconsin

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Pierce County Herald
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Gopher Men's Hockey at #12 Wisconsin
Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

MADISON  --  The top-ranked University of Minnesota men's hockey team plays at No. 12 Wisconsin in a rare Thursday night matchup at the Kohl Center (7:30 p.m.). 

The first-place Gophers are 8-0-2 in the Big Ten while the Badgers are 5-4-1 in conference play.  Minnesota is on a 14-game unbeaten streak - the longest in the nation.  The border series wraps up Friday night in Madison. 

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The Minnesota Wild face the Nashville Predators tonight in their final game before the Olympic break.  Minnesota snapped its two-game skid with a 2-1 victory over Tampa on Tuesday.  The Wild are now 30-21-7 on the year.  The Preds come in at 25-23-9.  After tonight's game, the Wild will be off until February 27th.  

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