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Varsity - November 3, 2011

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INSIDE MEN'S HOCKEY BY PAUL CAPOBIANCO @BadgerMHockey SCHEDULE Last Five Oct. 15 at Michigan Tech Oct. 21 North Dakota Oct. 22 North Dakota This Week Nov. 4 Nov. 5 L, 3-2 W, 5-3 W, 5-4 Oct. 28 Nebraska Omaha L, 4-5 Oct. 29 Nebraska Omaha W, 6-3 at St. Cloud State 7:30 p.m. at St. Cloud State 7 p.m. Next Five Nov. 11 Minnesota Nov. 12 Minnesota Nov. 18 Nov. 19 7 p.m. at Colo. College 8:30 p.m. at Colo. College Nov. 25 Mercyhurst 7:30 p.m. 8 p.m. 7 p.m. Scoring in bunches has appeared goal scoring might become an issue for the Bad- gers. Wisconsin managed five goals the first weekend and then three the second one. Since then, the Bad- gers have reeled off 20 goals in two weekends, including three of four games with at A 42 » VARSITY NOVEMBER 3, 2011 fter the first two week- ends of the season, it Zengerle still assisting » In the preseason, an empsha- sis was made to sophomore for- ward Mark Zengerle to shoot the puck more. As a rookie, he had 35 points, but only five goals. This season, Zengerle already has four goals and leads the team with 24 shots. been a boon to Badgers Twenty goals in two weeks leads to victories least five goals and at least four goals in each contest. Balanced scoring is the signature so far, with 13 different Badgers tallying — including eight differ- ent Badgers connecting last weekend. Sophomore for- ward Tyler Barnes leads the way with five goals, equal- ling his rookie season total. However, he still is making his name on the giving end, producing a highlight-reel spin-o-rama assist to linemate Tyler Barnes last Fri- day that has gotten national atten- tion. Getting a workout » In his last two starts, freshman goaltender Joel Rumpel has made 38 and 39 saves in victories over North Dakota and Nebraska Omaha. The 39 saves in a win are the most since Shane Connelly stopped 43 Minnesota shots in a 3-2 victory in Minneapolis.

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