U SPORTS WHKY: Carabins’ Duvin Goes Pro, Avoids North American Women’s Hockey

Vancouver, BC- Estelle Duvin has avoided the contentious state that is North American women’s hockey. The former University of Montreal Carabin has turned pro but has not chosen the National Women’s Hockey League or the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association. She’s avoided it all, and chosen to play in Europe, with TPS Turku of the Finish women’s pro league.  Duvin was born in France and … Continue reading U SPORTS WHKY: Carabins’ Duvin Goes Pro, Avoids North American Women’s Hockey

U SPORTS WHKY: York and Alberta Players Drafted to NWHL

Toronto,ON- The 2020 NWHL draft class is made up of 30 women’s hockey players and this year, it included two players who played their collegiate careers in Canada. Autumn MacDougall of the Alberta Pandas was selected by the Buffalo Beauts in the third round at No. 14 overall and the Toronto NWHL expansion team selected York Lion Erin Locke with the very next pick. Autumn … Continue reading U SPORTS WHKY: York and Alberta Players Drafted to NWHL

LACROSSE: How Canadian University Players Impacted the NLL This Season

Toronto,ON- Everyone knows about the NCAA and the constant impact that their players have on the National Lacrosse League, but little attention is given to the Canadian collegiate players who also make their mark on the world’s premier box lacrosse competition. Although the 2019-20 NLL season was cut short, there were still stellar performances by Canadian university players, and we’re here to highlight some of … Continue reading LACROSSE: How Canadian University Players Impacted the NLL This Season

FOOTBALL: A Look At the First Round of the 2020 CFL Draft

Toronto,ON- Thursday night was a big night for the Canadian Football League, as the organization that asked the Canadian government for $150 million went ahead with its annual collegiate draft. The league’s nine teams selected their 2020 draft class, and the players they hope will lead them to future Grey Cup glory. The first round selections saw a mix of Canadian NCAA’ers, as well as … Continue reading FOOTBALL: A Look At the First Round of the 2020 CFL Draft

FOOTBALL: Who are the top U SPORTS players in the CFL Draft?

Toronto, ON- With the annual CFL draft fast approaching, we look at five U SPORTS athletes that you need to keep an eye on during the Thursday evening draft. Cameron Lawson- Queens  Considered to be one of the best pass rushers in all of U SPORTS this season, Queen’s defensive lineman Cameron Lawson has been a force on the line with the Gaels. He was … Continue reading FOOTBALL: Who are the top U SPORTS players in the CFL Draft?

U SPORTS Players Who Could Make a Splash in Toronto NWHL Expansion

Toronto, ON- Toronto The NWHL is coming to Canada! With the league’s announcement that they’ll be bringing a team to Toronto in the 2020-21 season comes a new opportunity for U Sports players. Although many details of the team have yet to be finalized, including where the new team will play, the NWHL’s Canadian expansion is a larger opportunity for more U Sports players to … Continue reading U SPORTS Players Who Could Make a Splash in Toronto NWHL Expansion

There’s a problem Canada’s MLS player development model, and U SPORTS is here to fix it

Vancouver, BC- There is a hole in Canadian soccer player development. Many of the country’s top players are a part of academies operated by teams in Major League Soccer, although few make it to the pinnacle of their organization.  After not being able to crack an MLS roster, many of these players turn to collegiate soccer, however, this exposes a greater problem inside MLS Canadian … Continue reading There’s a problem Canada’s MLS player development model, and U SPORTS is here to fix it

U SPORTS MHKY: Alumni Who Took the ECHL by Storm

Toronto,ON- It seems as though everywhere you look across the broad hockey landscape, Canadian University Sport is heavily represented. This is no different in the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL), where some of the top talents from U SPORTS turn to the professional game after school. Making the jump to a pro hockey environment can be quite a daunting task, but these 5 players, in … Continue reading U SPORTS MHKY: Alumni Who Took the ECHL by Storm

U Sports Basketball: Regional drafting highlights 2020 CEBL U Sports Draft

Toronto, ON- The sports world is silent, there are no pucks being slapped, no balls being kicked or bats being cracked, but while the action is on pause, the administrative measures continue on. U Sports, after being silent since wrapping its multi-sport season up a couple of weeks ago had a moment in the spotlight, as 21 players were drafted into the Canadian Elite Basketball … Continue reading U Sports Basketball: Regional drafting highlights 2020 CEBL U Sports Draft