Northern Michigan Earns Weekend Sweep with 4-1 Win Against Wisconsin
Sophomore Dominik Shine scores goal and assist for Wildcats

Junior Darren Nowick scored a power play goal for the Wildcats
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 7:41  NMU1-0 PP Darren Nowick (2)John Siemer/2, Sami Salminen/1
2nd 2:08  NMU2-0 EV GW Ryan Trenz (1)Dominik Shine/1, Shane Sooth/2
3rd 18:10  NMU3-0 EV EN Dominik Shine (2)Shane Sooth/3, Ryan Kesti/1
3rd 18:27  WIS1-3 EV Brad Navin (1)Chase Drake/1, Ryan Wagner/2
3rd 19:49  NMU4-1 EV EN Ryan Kesti (1) -
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Wisconsin  0011
Northern Michigan  1124
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Wisconsin  116825
Northern Michigan  77418
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Wisconsin (0-4-0)  0/7 3/6 0
Northern Michigan (2-0-0)  1/2 8/27 0
Wisconsin Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Joel Rumpel (L, 0-3-0)57:532 66214
Empty Net2:072     
Northern Michigan Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Mathias Dahlström (W, 2-0-0)60:001 116724

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Northern Michigan University hockey team completed a series sweep of No. 18 Wisconsin with a 4-1 victory over the Badgers Saturday night at the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wis. in front of a crowd of 4,599.

The Wildcats improved to 2-0 overall on the season while handing Wisconsin their fourth straight loss on the season.

Junior forward Darren Nowick put the Wildcats on the board in the first period when he scored a power play goal on assists from sophomores John Siemer and Sami Salminen at the 7:41 mark of the opening frame.

NMU took a 2-0 lead when junior defenseman Ryan Trenz scored a full strength goal on assists from sophomores Dominik Shine and Shane Sooth just 2:08 into the second period.

Shine then scored an empty net goal at the 18:10 mark of the third period on an assist form Sooth.

Wisconsin's Brad Navin scored his first goal of the season just 17-seconds later on assists from Chase Drake and Ryan Wagner to cut the NMU lead to 3-1.

NMU senior captain Ryan Kesti tacked on an empty net insurance goal with just 11-seconds remaining in the game to set the final frame.

NMU sophomore goalie Mathias Dahlstrom Made 24 saves including 11 in the opening frame to pick up his second win of the young season for the Wildcats.

Shine led the Wildcats with three shots in the contest while NMU was outshot by the Badgers 25-18. Wisconsin's Grant Besse led all players with seven shots in the game.

NMU was 1-2 on the power play while Wisconsin was 0-7 on their power play opportunities.

The Wildcats open Western Collegiate Hockey Association action at Lake Superior State Oct. 24-25. Puck drop on Friday is set for 7:37 p.m. (ET) while action on Saturday gets underway at 7:07 p.m. (ET).