From the notebook
13:26– Wisconsin defenseman Brendan Smith gets his own rebound and wraps around the net, only to be denied again by Bachman.
12:01– Bachman saves a doorstep attempt from center Blake Geoffrion
10:04– Bachman displays the full split to save center Andy Bohmbach’s shot.
3:42– Defenseman Jack Hillen drives the net and picks up his second goal of the season. (CC 6, Wisconsin 1)
0:45– Wisconsin left wing Josh Engel’s shot from the slot is rebounded out to Patrick Johnson, who slaps the puck from the right circle faceoff dot past Bachman. (CC 5, Wisconsin 1)
17:46– Vlassopoulos’ pass from the bottom of the right circle sets up a one-time goal for Patrosso. (CC 5, Wisconsin 0)
14:34– Patrosso comes out of the penalty box and has a one-on-one opportunity scooped up by Connelly.
About 13:45– Kyle Turris’ shot from the slot was gloved by Bachman.
Midway through the second– On CC’s first of four power plays, Bill Sweatt’s pass that seems to skip across the goal line eludes Eric Walsky, who was waiting for it on Connelly’s doorstep.
5:34–Sweatt makes a pass from the outside of the right circle, which Vlassopoulos finishes backdoor on Connelly. Wisconsin asks for video review of goaltender interference, but the goal stands. (CC 4, Wisconsin 0)
19:15– Patrosso’s pass from the top of the left circle meets Vlassopoulos in stride. Vlassopoulos faked with his body as if he were going to shoot right and then finished to the left of Connelly. (CC 3, Wisconsin 0)
Less than four minutes to go– Bill Sweatt makes a huge defensive save with Bachman sprawling to cover a shot by Wisconsin’s John Mitchell.
12:38– Wisconsin’s Patrick Johnson tries to make a cross-ice pass, but Chad Rau steps into the passing lane and goes hard to the net, pulling left and the finishing on his forehand for his second short-handed score in as many nights. (CC 2, Wisconsin 0)
12:15– With CC on the penalty kill, Bachman makes a punch save, knocking the puck out of dangerous traffic.
9:02– CC cycles the puck and defenseman Jack Hillen shoots from the top of the left circle. Goaltender Shane Connelly thinks he has the puck smothered, but right wing Derek Patrosso is there to tap it across the line. (CC 1, Wisconsin 0)
8:55– Bill Sweatt gets to a loose puck and spins, sending a pass toward the crease. Center Andreas Vlassopoulos knocks the puck just wide of the net.
7:45– Richard Bachman saves Blake Geoffrion’s shot from the wing and a follow from Ben Street.
With a career-high four points, Derek Patrosso says:
“Any time you get a chance to sweep Wisconsin, I think you get excited for that opportunity and you try to take advantage of it. We got a couple of bounces in the first period, but we made the most of them and that’s what good teams do. …It was nice to see the offense kind of explode a little bit and everybody contributing.”
10 Thauwald–14 Rau–23 Kilpatrick
21 Sweatt–19 Vlassopoulos–16 Patrosso
26 McCulloch–17 Johnson–22 Walsky
28 Schultz–9 McMillin–2 Lampl
8 Hillen–15 Prosser
7 Fredheim–4 Gannon
11 Connelly–27 Wysopal
Scratches: Healthy–Addison DeBoer, Matt Overman, and Ryan Lowery. Injured–Mike Testwuide (ankle), Dan Quilico (ankle).
22 Street–19 Turris–9 Davies
6 Engel–5 Geoffrion–10 Johnson
24 Mitchell–16 Dolan–14 Grotting
15 Gorowsky–11 Bohmbach–8 Turnbull
7 Smith–20 Klubertanz
4 Drewiske–27 Goloubef
17 McDonagh–2 McBain