Cole Caufield joins 2010 recipient Blake Geoffrion as Badgers players to be named the top player in men's college hockey.
Goaltender Jared Moe and center Max Johnson are due to join the Badgers but left wing Linus Weissbach won't return for a bonus season of eligibility.
The departure of top-line players and the potential for more leaving means goal-scoring will have to come a different way, coach Tony Granato says.
When, where: Feb. 27 vs. Ohio State at LaBahn Arena
When, where: March 6 vs. Michigan State in East Lansing, Michigan
When, where: Feb. 5 vs. Minnesota in Minneapolis
When, where: March 5 vs. Michigan State in East Lansing, Michigan
When, where: Dec. 3 vs. Ohio State in Columbus, Ohio
A professional tryout contract with the Manitoba Moose covers the rest of the season and a one-year AHL deal for 2021-22 is part of the agreement, Ty Pelton-Byce said.
The Badgers and the Beavers play a regional semifinal game Friday in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Caufield and Dylan Holloway earned All-Big Ten first-team honors after the Badgers won the conference regular-season championship.
Holloway led the nation with 17 points in eight games during the month.
If a 7-0 victory against Ohio State at LaBahn Arena was Cole Caufield's last time playing at home for the Badgers, it was the kind of effort UW fans will want to remember him by.
The Badgers closed their home schedule with a rout of the Buckeyes fueled by three goals from Cole Caufield.
Ty Pelton-Byce has provided some grit over the last two seasons to go with some flash and a lot of responsibility as one of the team's most-used centers.
The Badgers host the Buckeyes on Friday and Saturday at LaBahn Arena.
Coach Tony Granato went down the lineup in handing out individual laurels for good chances created, hits dished out or composed plays in the defensive zone.
Linus Weissbach scored twice in the third period for the Badgers.
University of Wisconsin men's hockey forward Linus Weissbach talks to the media after a 4-2 victory against Notre Dame on Friday, Feb. 19, 202…
The Badgers have scored seven power-play goals in 12 tries over the past four games entering a series at Michigan.
Caufield and Dylan Holloway joined only four other Badgers players over the last 25 seasons who have scored 13 points in a five-game span.
Cole Caufield scores two goals for the second straight game and Linus Weissbach records his first three-point game of the season.
The Badgers completed a sweep of the Spartans at LaBahn Arena after a 6-0 victory on Friday.
University of Wisconsin men's hockey forward Linus Weissbach talks after a 4-1 victory against Michigan State on Saturday. Video courtesy UW A…
The Badgers took the first game of the series against the Spartans at LaBahn Arena.