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