Scoring battles, goaltending performances, and the fight for the final playoff spot in AUS WHKY

Halifax, N.S. – It’s going to be a furious dash to the finish line in the second half of the AUS women’s hockey season.  Just look at the playoff race. The Moncton Aigles Bleues and St. Thomas Tommies sit separated by just a point with 10 games to go in the 28-game schedule. Four teams, ranked two through five, are within six points of one … Continue reading Scoring battles, goaltending performances, and the fight for the final playoff spot in AUS WHKY

AUS MHKY Midseason Overview: Teams and players to watch as play resumes this week

Halifax, N.S. – With the World Junior Hockey Championships in the Maritimes now wrapped up, it’s time to turn our attention back to the other young hockey stars in the region. Heading into the season’s second half, the 2022-23 AUS men’s hockey campaign has been comparable to the last. Ridiculously close standings. The StFX X-Men duo of Liam Hawel and Matthew Struthers dominating the scoring McDavid/Draisaitl-style. … Continue reading AUS MHKY Midseason Overview: Teams and players to watch as play resumes this week

How does Team AUS stack up against the Canadian World Junior team?

Editor’s note: Section on selected AUS goalies edited to reflect the fact they won’t be playing in the games. Breaking down the roster for Team AUS ahead of their exhibition series against the Canadian World Junior team  On Dec. 11 and 12, the U SPORTS all-star team will take on participants in Canada’s World Junior Hockey Championships selection camp. The games will be played at … Continue reading How does Team AUS stack up against the Canadian World Junior team?

Previewing the AUS Men’s Soccer Championship

HALIFAX, NS – The 2022 AUS Men’s Soccer Championship kicks off this weekend, with the 2021 champion Cape Breton Capers welcoming the top teams in the conference to the Cape to battle for the banner.  Last season, CBU hosted both men’s and women’s tournaments, and now the Capers look as though they’re favourites once again.  The men’s Capers took the bronze medal at last season’s … Continue reading Previewing the AUS Men’s Soccer Championship

A look at the AUS women’s hockey teams ahead of the 2022-23 season

HALIFAX, NS – The first season back in AUS women’s hockey was made interesting by unexpected schedule changes, emerging contenders and some stellar individual performances. Because of the chaos with COVID-19 over the holiday break, a truncated schedule led to the AUS awarding everyone a playoff berth in the form of single-knockout quarterfinal matchups. That led to triumph and disappointment for some, with more of … Continue reading A look at the AUS women’s hockey teams ahead of the 2022-23 season

The Bubble: Great goalies, soccer scoring and football playoff spots in the AUS

HALIFAX, NS – Hockey is back, soccer seasons are at their midway points and many teams are getting their legs back under them following Hurricane Fiona as the AUS calendar flips to October.  This week, we revisit last year’s playoffs in each hockey league to put into perspective where two on-the-rise teams are after a week of action. Defence seems to be the winning formula … Continue reading The Bubble: Great goalies, soccer scoring and football playoff spots in the AUS