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Varsity - February 7, 2013

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INSIDE MEN'S HOCKEY BY PAUL CAPOBIANCO 1983 champions return UW celebtrates 30th anniversary of 4th title I t was the first year of Jeff Sauer's 20-year tenure as head coach at Wisconsin and the first year following legendary head coach Bob Johnson. Expectations were tempered with the departure of major players from the Badgers' 1981 NCAA championship team and the 1982 NCAA runnersup, but after a slow start, the team picked up steam in late November. Winners of 24 0f their last 30 games, the team capped the season with a 6-2 national championship game victory over Harvard in Grand Forks, N.D. That was nearly 30 years 54 » VARSITY FEB R UA RY 7, 2013 ago, and as part of Wisconsin's season-long celebration of 50 years in the modern era, those Badgers are reunited during the first intermission of Friday's game. Soldier Field ready »One is not supposed to look ahead to the next game in sports, but that is difficult to do when an outdoor game played at Soldier Field is upcoming. An opening ceremony took place last week, and the OfficeMax Hockey City Classic Winter Festival is underway in Chicago. Youth hockey, ice rentals, free skates and other @BadgerMHockey SCHEDULE (11-9-6, 8-6-6) Last Five Jan. 19 Miami (Ohio) L, 1-2 Jan. 25 Alaska Anchorage W, 5-2 Jan. 26 Alaska Anchorage W, 2-1 Feb. 1 at North Dakota T, 1-1 (OT) Feb. 2 at North Dakota L, 1-4 This Week Friday Bemidji State Saturday Bemidji State 7 p.m. 7 p.m. Next Five Feb. 15 Minnesota 7 p.m. HOCKEY CITY CLASSIC, CHICAGO Feb. 17 vs. Minnesota 3:30 p.m. Feb. 24 Penn State 7 p.m. Feb. 25 Penn State 7:30 p.m. Mar. 1 at Nebraska-Omaha 6:30 p.m. events are taking place leading up to the OfficeMax Hockey City Classic on Sunday, Feb. 17. The Badgers take on Minnesota at 3:30 p.m. that day, after Notre Dame and Miami meet at noon. Tickets are available at, though a sellout is expected.

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