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Third period dooms Badgers at Ohio State

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKOW) -

A disastrous third period doomed the Badgers men's hockey team at No. 6 Ohio State. The Buckeyes scored five unanswered goals in the final period to beat Wisconsin 6-2.

Freshman Linus Weissbach backhanded in a rebound in the first period to give Wisconsin a 1-0 lead. Matthew Freytag added a goal in the second period to put the Badgers back out in front 2-1. That was the score at the end of the period before Ohio State erupted in the third. Kyle Hayton made 28 saves for Wisconsin.

The Badgers fall to 14-16-2 overall, 8-12-3-1 in Big Ten play. Ohio State improves to 20-8-5 overall, 13-8-2-1 in the Big Ten.

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