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Master of Analogy Mike Eaves Said His Team Crapped on the Carpet Last Night

"Bad dog!"
"Bad dog!"
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Wisconsin head coach Mike Eaves is known for often colorful analogies and metaphors. He opened the season by comparing his team, which features 10 freshmen, to a box of puppies.

On Saturday, Wisconsin lost 5-2 to Minnesota, in a game that wasn't really as close as the score indicates, one night after the Badgers pulled off an improbable tie and shootout victory over the Gophers.

After Saturday's game, Eaves went back to his puppy analogy:

Eaves team may be a dreadful 2-13-2 on the season and by any measure one of the worst teams in the country. But Eaves remains one of college hockey's most colorful characters.