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Varsity - January 10, 2013

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INSIDE WOMEN'S HOCKEY BY ROSS LA DUE @BadgerWHockey SCHEDULE (12-6-2, 8-6-2-2) Last Time Out Dec. 8 #8 North Dakota Dec. 9 #8 North Dakota This Week Friday #9 Ohio State Saturday #9 Ohio State International call-ups highlight UW's time off W ith the announcement of the NHL lockout coming to an end, some have been exclaiming that "hockey is back." The only problem is that hockey never left! And that is especially true for nine Badgers who were utilized by U.S. and Canadian national teams during winter break. 48 » VARSITY JANUA RY 10, 2013 Three current Badgers, Courtney Burke, Brianna Decker and Alex Rigsby, along with former players Hilary Knight and Jessie Vetter, skated at the U.S. women's senior team's winter training camp in Blaine, Minn., Dec. 27-31. Three future Badgers put their skills on display at the 7 p.m. 7 p.m. Next Five Jan. 18 Jan. 19 Jan. 25 Jan. 27 Feb. 8 What you missed over Badgers' winter break W, 3-2 W, 3-2 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 2 p.m. 2 p.m. 2 p.m. at North Dakota at North Dakota #1 Minnesota #1 Minnesota at St. Cloud State 2013 IIHF Women's Under-18 World Championship in Finland, Dec. 29Jan. 5. Sydney McKibbon and Sarah Nurse won gold with Canada, while Jenny Ryan took home silver with the U.S. squad. Additionally, former Badger Carolyne Prévost won gold with the Canadian U-22 team in the 2013 Meco Cup in Germany, Jan. 2-6. With all the winter international competition going on, the Badgers used their 3 ½-week break to rest up and prepare for the second half of the season. The team returned to the ice on Jan. 4 for a scrimmage against the Minnesota Whitecaps, winning 4-0. Jorie Walters played the entire game, making 18 saves in the shutout. Wisconsin now returns to regularseason action with a pair of games against Ohio State this weekend at LaBahn Arena. As the NHL makes its comeback, the Badgers look to take back to the ice and finish off the second half of the season on a high note.

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