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Badgers hockey blanks Michigan State in Saturday finale

MADISON, Wis. -- The power play continued to serve the Wisconsin men's hockey squad well on Saturday night, leading to a 2-0 victory over Michigan State, in front of an announced crowd of 15,359. Joseph LaBate got eighth-ranked Wisconsin (19-9-2 overall, 10-5-1-0 Big Ten) rolling, tallying his power-play goal at 7:17 of the first period. Then, after Michael Mersch added a power...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers sweep Wolverines with 3-1 win

The Wisconsin Badgers men's hockey team have swept their home series against the Michigan Wolverines with a 3-1 win to follow up Friday's 5-2 victory. Joseph LaBate, Kevin Schulze and Frankie Simonelli lit the lamp for the Badgers. Wisconsin outshot Michigan 37-29, but was 0-for-3 on the power play. Andrew Copp scored his 11th goal of the season to save the Wolverines from...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers hockey holds off Alabama-Huntsville

MADISON -- Wisconsin's fourteenth-ranked men's hockey squad used a workmanlike effort Saturday night to hold off Alabama-Huntsville, 3-2, at the Kohl Center. Wisconsin (10-5-1 overall) jumped out to a seemingly commanding, 2-0 lead after the first period, off early goals from Jefferson Dahl and Joseph LaBate. Wisconsin outshot the visitors by a 14-5 margin in the game'...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Men's Hockey: Gophers Top Badgers in B1G Opener

The Minnesota men’s hockey team proved to be too much for Wisconsin to handle as the Gophers downed the Badgers 4-1 Friday night at Mariucci Arena. Joseph LaBate gave Wisconsin the early edge when he stuffed one home at the 6:31 mark of the opening stanza. But the Badgers’ joy was short-lived as the Gophers went on to score four unanswered goals en route to a decisive victory...
Via Madtown Badgers
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers hockey knocks off Northern Michigan

MADISON -- Mark Zengerle and Nic Kerdiles had two assists apiece to pace the Wisconsin men's hockey squad in a 5-2 victory over Northern Michigan Friday night at the Kohl Center. The Badgers got goals from five separate skaters as they strolled to a season-opening win. Joseph LaBate scored at 5:07 of the first period to get Wisconsin rolling. Northern Michigan (0-1-0) closed...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Badger goal by that was waved off

It looks like the on ice Officials made the right call on the play, we have to give them credit when they make the right call on the ice. I do find it funny and puzzling, that Brad Shepherd is reffing such a high profile game for the WCHA. From looking at the video, it's pretty obvious that the stick of Badger forward Joseph LaBate is above the cross bar when he touches the puck...
Via Goon's World
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers blank Miami (Ohio)

The Wisconsin hockey squad kept its recent run of successrolling Friday night as the Badgers shut out Miami (Ohio) 1-0. Wisconsin (9-7-5 overall)got the game's only goal thanks to an unassisted tally from Joseph LaBate at the 11:32 mark of the third period. The Badgers won despite yielding 26 shots on goal, as netminder Joel Rumpel stood on his head throughout the tightly contested...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Kyle Rau's hit on Joseph LaBate

First off as most of you know, I am not a Gopher fan or an apologist by any stretch of the imagination. I also have a lot of respect for MIke Eaves coach of the Badgers... That being said, check out this hit by Gopher forward Kyle Rau check (38 second mark) on the Badgers Joseph LaBate. This is a textbook clean shoulder to shoulder body check. Apparently, Badgers coach Mike Eaves...
Via Goon's World
March 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Freshman LaBate lifts Wisconsin hockey to win

MADISON -- Freshman Joseph LaBate lit the lamp at the 15:57 mark of the third period Saturday, helping to propel his Wisconsin men's hockey squad past Alaska Anchorage, 3-2, in WCHA action. LaBate was one of three Badgers to post two points on the night. He was joined in that exclusive group by teammates Justin Schultz and Mark Zengerle. Schultz and Zengerle, coincidentally,...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Wisconsin storms past Alaska Anchorage, 4-0

MADISON -- Wisconsin stormed past Alaska Anchorage, 4-0, in WCHA men's hockey action Friday. A trio of Badgers had highlight-reel performances. Justin Schultz and Mark Zengerle paced Wisconsin, tallying three points apiece. Joseph LaBate also aided the hosts' cause by dishing out a pair of assists. Zengerle put Wisconsin on the board first, lighting the lamp at the 9:04 mark...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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