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Varsity - February 28, 2013

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INSIDE MEN���S HOCKEY BY PAUL CAPOBIANCO Full speed ahead for UW Badgers ready to put tough loss behind them T here���s no time to stop, no time to gripe and very little time to reflect. After Wisconsin lost 3-2 in overtime to Penn State at the Kohl Center, Jake McCabe summed up the mindset of the Badgers: It���s time to get back to work. ���What can you do about it? It happened,��� McCabe said. ���We���ll start rebuilding right now and come back to work on Wednesday.��� It will have to be a quick turnaround for the Badgers, who play their third and fourth games in seven days this weekend. But the Badgers know it���s not an impossible turnaround. Still just three points out of third in 48 �� VARSITY FEB R UA RY 28, 2013 the WCHA, the Badgers get their chance to make one final push for home ice and their chance to return to the NCAA at-large picture. This is the best time of year, and with four regular-season games left, Wisconsin has the potential to take points from two of the conference���s top teams. The Badgers face Nebraska Omaha ��� tied for third in the WCHA ��� this weekend, then close against WCHAleading St. Cloud State at the Coliseum. ���I wouldn���t say momentum has been lost,��� Mark Zengerle said. ���We still control our fate as far as home ice and going from there.��� @BadgerMHockey SCHEDULE (14-11-7, 10-7-7) Last Five Feb. 9 Feb. 15 Feb. 17 Feb. 24 Feb. 25 Bemidji State #2 Minnesota vs. #2 Minnesota Penn State Penn State W, 3-2 L, 3-2 W, 3-2 W, 5-0 L, 3-2 This Week Friday at #13 Neb. Omaha6:30 p.m. Saturday at #13 Neb. Omaha 7 p.m. Coming Up March 8 #9 St. Cloud State 7 p.m. March 9 #9 St. Cloud State 7 p.m. March 15 WCHA Playoffs TBD March 16 WCHA Playoffs TBD March 17 WCHA Playoffs* TBD * - if necessary Coliseum Return ��The Badgers will make the most of their upcoming Coliseum home series. The meaning of the games will be high as St. Cloud State will likely visit with MacNaughton Cup hopes on the line, while the Badgers��� home ice push will make it a playoff-type atmosphere.

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