Jan. 11, 2014
Michigan fell to 63-53-7 in the all-time series against the Badgers. The Wolverines are winless in their last three games (0-2-1) against Wisconsin. Tonight's game was the first meeting between the two teams since Nov. 26, 2010, a 4-4 tie at the Kohl Center.
Andrew Copp's goal at 14:50 of the third period snapped a scoreless stretch of 130:07 for the Wolverines, dating back to Travis Lynch's goal at 5:24 of the third period against Western Michigan in a GLI Semifinal on Dec. 27. Michigan has not been shut out in back-to-back games since March 4 and March 6, 1943, against Illinois.
Andrew Copp has goals in five of his last six games and leads the team with 10 goals on the season, one shy of his freshman mark of 11 goals.
Luke Moffatt's power-play goal at 18:42 of the third period snapped an 0-for-22 skid on the man-advantage dating back to the second period of a 4-3 win over Ohio State on Nov. 29. Moffatt leads the team with five power-play goals on the season, a new career high. He entered the season with four career power-play goals.
Michigan allowed five goals for the first time since a 6-4 loss at Notre Dame last season on Feb. 9, 2013.
Wisconsin's Michael Mersch recorded the first hat trick against the Wolverines since Nov. 10, 2012, when Matt Berry scored three goals in a 7-2 loss at Michigan State.
U-M finished the night 2-for-2 on the penalty kill, the sixth time this season that Michigan has not allowed a power-play goal. The Wolverines are now 4-1-2 on the season when holding an opponent scoreless on the power play.