U SPORTS HOCKEY: Ranking the Canada West Arenas

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Canada West MHKY Recruiting Part 1: The No More, The New Kids and The Rebuilders

Vancouver, BC- Roy T Bennet, author of “The Light in the Heart” described patience as “not the ability to wait, but to be calm no matter what happens.” That sentiment, although far away from sport, makes a lot of sense when describing the recent announcements in U SPORTS hockey recruiting. Although each conference of U SPORTS men’s hockey has suspended competition until at least Jan.1.2021, … Continue reading Canada West MHKY Recruiting Part 1: The No More, The New Kids and The Rebuilders

U SPORTS MHKY: The New Team’s New Faces, A Look at the Trinity Western Spartans

Vancouver,BC- “We want to make sure they’re guys that are going to add to our culture and help us improve.” Those were the words spoken by Trinity Western University’s men’s hockey coach Barret Korpf to the Estevan Mercury, when talking about players he is looking for ahead of the Spartans inaugural U SPORTS season. The Spartans have been competing in the collegiate level BCIHL alongside … Continue reading U SPORTS MHKY: The New Team’s New Faces, A Look at the Trinity Western Spartans

U Sports MHKY: Saskatchewan Huskies crowned champions in front of sell out crowd against UBC

Saskatoon, SK- Whether it is a good story or a bad story, all stories must have an ending and that is what happened for both the University of Saskatchewan Huskies and the UBC Thunderbirds men’s hockey team on Saturday night. For the Saskatchewan Huskies, it was a good story that reached its conclusion. After a gruelling season where they finished right behind the Alberta Golden … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: Saskatchewan Huskies crowned champions in front of sell out crowd against UBC

Basketball (W): Playoff fever hits Canada West

The Canada West (CW) playoffs start on tonight as the quest for the Championship starts. The defending Champions, Calgary Dinos are looking for a three-peat on the men’s side, while on the women’s side the Saskatchewan Huskies are looking to win their second straight Championship, a feat that has not happened since University of British Columbia Thunderbirds did in 2006-08. CW Women’s Preview #12 Thompson … Continue reading Basketball (W): Playoff fever hits Canada West

U Sports MHKY: Canada West teams get set for playoff action

It’s go time in the U Sports conference of Canada West, as the western Canadian provinces prepare to kick off their playoffs on Wednesday. Canada West, similar to the Atlantic Sport Conference has an odd playoff structure, with six teams qualifying for the postseason. The top two teams earn themselves a bye past the first round, while the other four play a best of three … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: Canada West teams get set for playoff action

U SPORTS MHKY: Tight races highlight the final weekend in Canada West

This is the preview for Western Canada, the Ontario preview can be found here. We all know that one song, that plays as the game is winding down and your team is trailing. Sounds buzz around the arena, blaring the lyrics of “Final Countdown” by Europe, you’re pumped. Cue the music, because it’s the final countdown of the U Sports regular hockey season. All conferences … Continue reading U SPORTS MHKY: Tight races highlight the final weekend in Canada West

U Sports Hockey: The playoff race in Canada West is heating up

It’s been another year of exciting hockey in the Canada West conference of U Sports, but as the season nears its end, the playoff picture begins to form. While some of the standings may look similar to past years, there is still a heated battle closer to the bottom for the final post-season slots. Of the eight teams in Canada West, six qualify for the … Continue reading U Sports Hockey: The playoff race in Canada West is heating up