Halifax, N.S. – Four teams. Two spots at the 2023 U SPORTS Women’s Hockey Championship at the Université de Montréal. One time to rock — now. The AUS women’s hockey semifinals get underway in Fredericton and Antigonish tonight. In the New Brunsiwck capital, the defending AUS champion UNB Reds welcome last year’s U SPORTS championship host, the UPEI Panthers. One province east, the StFX X-Women … Continue reading AUS WHKY Semifinals Preview: Four teams claw for two spots at nationals
Halifax, N.S. – Olivia Eustace may have had just four shots on Friday night against the UPEI Panthers, but that doesn’t do any justice to how many times she almost ended the game by herself. With five minutes left in the third period, the Dalhousie Tigers star danced around a pair of Panthers’ defenders before wiring a shot high. Then, in the final minute, she … Continue reading AUS WHKY: Tigers force game three with double-OT heroics
Wolfville, N.S. – The upset is complete in Wolfville. Backed by a two-point night for team leading scorer Liam Kidney and some Conor McCollum heroics in net, the Acadia Axemen have sent the StFX X-Men packing — in the same building that the latter grabbed U SPORTS bronze last spring. After stunning X on Wednesday night in Antigonish, Acadia treated its home crowd of more … Continue reading Dropping the Axe: Acadia sweeps StFX in upset win at home
HALIFAX, NS – The road to the U CUP in Charlottetown begins tonight, featuring Charlottetown’s own. The AUS men’s hockey playoffs get underway in Charlottetown and Antigonish this evening. The UPEI Panthers welcome the Moncton Aigles Bleus to the Island, while the Acadia Axemen head to StFX to play the X-Men. Awaiting them in the next round — set to begin a week from today … Continue reading AUS MHKY Quarterfinals Preview: The road to PEI begins
Halifax, N.S. – The Saint Mary’s Huskies came into game one of their AUS quarterfinal as the second-highest-scoring team in the conference. But it took an early scare and a long, long fight afterward to finally grab a lead. The Moncton Aigles Bleues — coming out of the gate raring for reckless-abandon playoff hockey — controlled most of the first period. The switch flipped at … Continue reading AUS WHKY Quarterfinals: SMU fights back versus Moncton, while UPEI prevails at home
Halifax, N.S. – Playoff season is upon us — the first “normal” postseason since 2020. The AUS women’s hockey playoffs begin tonight in Halifax and Charlottetown. In the Nova Scotian capital, the Saint Mary’s Huskies welcome the Moncton Aigles Bleues to the Dauphinee Centre. Meanwhile, the Dalhousie Tigers cross the Confederation Bridge to visit the UPEI Panthers in Charlottetown. The quarterfinal victors take on either … Continue reading AUS WHKY Quarterfinals Preview: Who moves on to UNB or StFX?
Breaking down everything that is left to be decided on the final weekend of the regular season in AUS hockey HALIFAX, NS – The AUS Hockey seasons are just about over. Nuts, right? Well, the real season is just beginning. The second half has flown by as playoff spots have been clinched, FISU gold medals won and other surprises here and there. And with that … Continue reading What’s left to be decided on the final weekend of AUS Hockey?
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
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
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