2018-19 WCHA Game Recap

Freshman forward Brian Halonen had a goal and an assist for the Huskies
Michigan Tech Downed By Wisconsin, 6-2
Freshman forward Brian Halonen had a goal and an assist for the Huskies

MADISON, Wis. - The Michigan Tech hockey team was defeated 6-2 at No. 14 Wisconsin Saturday (Oct. 27) at the Kohl Center. The Huskies had a 2-1 lead in the first period before surrendering five straight goals.

Tech (1-3-0) got down 1-0 2:25 into the game but responded with a pair of first period goals to take the lead.

Greyson Reitmeier buried his first of the season at the 8:29 mark ripping a wrist shot past UW goaltender Daniel Lebedeff. Brian Halonen and Seamus Donohue assisted on the play.

Halonen then buried a one-timer on the power play from Colin Swoyer 4:08 later for his first career tally. Trenton Bliss added the secondary assist as all three freshmen got points for the second night in a row. Halonen extended his point streak to three games with the goal.

UW (3-2-0) evened it up at two 1:46 before the first intermission when Wyatt Kalynuk found the back of the net.

Roman Ahcan scored shorthanded 25 seconds into the second period as the Badgers took the lead for the second time in the game.

Seamus Malone made it 4-2 Wisconsin 9:22 into the second. Linus Weissbach added a power-play tally before the middle period was over. Max Zimmer closed out scoring 16:22 into the third for his second of the night after potting the game's first goal.

The Badgers outshot the Huskies 40-26. Tech goaltender Matt Jurusik made 34 saves. Tech's first shot by Reitmeier go by Lebedeff but he finished with 24 saves.

The teams combined for 17 penalties, totaling 53 minutes. Tech was 1-for-4 on the power play and 3-for-6 on the penalty kill.

The Huskies continue their eight-game road trip next weekend at Alabama Huntsville to begin WCHA play.

Game Summary

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Game statistics
26 Shots 40
1 / 4 Power Plays 3 / 6
10 / 31 PIM 8 / 24
1-3-0 Records 4-2-0
Michigan Tech Wisconsin
Max Zimmer (1)
1st/2:25 PP
Greyson Reitmeier (1)
Brian Halonen (1)
1st/12:37 PP
Wyatt Kalynuk (4)
1st/18:14 PP
Roman Ahcan (2)
2nd/0:25 SH GW
Seamus Malone (3)
Linus Weissbach (2)
2nd/18:45 PP
Max Zimmer (2)
Michigan Tech Wisconsin
Matt Jurusik
60:00, 34 Saves, 6 GA
(L, 1-1-0)
Daniel Lebedeff
60:00, 24 Saves, 2 GA
(W, 2-0-0)