UW men's hockey: In a state of flux

2011-01-25T21:59:00Z 2011-01-25T22:12:31Z UW men's hockey: In a state of fluxAndy Baggot | abaggot@madison.com | 608-252-6175 madison.com

Injuries and a family matter took three front-line players out of the practice equation for the University of Wisconsin men's hockey team Tuesday.

Junior left winger Jordy Murray (arm) and freshman defenseman Joe Faust (shoulder) wore blue no-contact jerseys. UW coach Mike Eaves said Murray will be available for a WCHA series Friday and Saturday at Michigan Tech, while Faust is questionable.

Meanwhile, freshman defenseman Frankie Simonelli was absent due to a death in the family, but will be available to play at Tech.

The absence of Murray prompted Eaves to bump senior left winger Patrick Johnson up to the No. 1 line with sophomore center Craig Smith and freshman right winger Mark Zengerle. Eaves said Johnson responded with one of his best practices and suggested that he might take a look at that combination at Tech.

 

Copyright 2014 madison.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

No Comments Posted.

Add Comment
You must Login to comment.

Click here to get an account it's free and quick

Featured businesses

Get weekly ads via e-mail

Vote!

Loading…

Which is your favorite Wisconsin-related #IceBucketChallenge video?

View Results
Daily sports email alerts

Don't miss a moment of local high school athletics.


Don't miss a moment of UW athletics.