What’s Up With U? Podcast: Episode 9 with Kernel Purrier and the PWHPA’s Liz Knox

Vancouver,BC- This week on the What’s Up With U? Podcast, we touch on a lot. Both the world and U SPORTS have changed in the last week, and we make sure to talk about as much of it as possible. You can listen to the show at these links or by searching the show on your preferred podcast platform. ANCHOR (no signup required) Spotify (signup … Continue reading What’s Up With U? Podcast: Episode 9 with Kernel Purrier and the PWHPA’s Liz Knox

From Dino to Duck: Former U SPORTS Defenceman Signs with NHL’s Anaheim Ducks

Toronto,ON- Like any other hockey player, the goal from day one is to make it pro and after spending the last two years in Sweden, Kodie Curran can do just that at the Honda Center. On Monday morning, the Anaheim Ducks announced that they have locked up the Canadian defensemen. As per the official press release, it’s a two-year, one-way deal worth a total salary … Continue reading From Dino to Duck: Former U SPORTS Defenceman Signs with NHL’s Anaheim Ducks

Jack Han’s road to the NHL ran through McGill

It’s been said one gains recognition by doing things better than everyone else, or by doing things differently. Jack Han does both. Han gained notoriety when he was hired to work in the Toronto Maple Leafs Player Development department for the 2017-18 season. He was known in the hockey world at the time for his writing with The Athletic and his “One Minute Tactic” videos … Continue reading Jack Han’s road to the NHL ran through McGill

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