McGill and Dalhousie look to get finally over the hump in MBB Final 8

Ottawa, ON – So it’s all come down to this. With the Brock Badgers’ 95-75 win over the Queen’s Gaels in the 2022 Wilson Cup, all eight teams have been set. It’s time to wait and prepare until Friday when the ball tips off from the Saville Community Sports Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, for the 2022 U SPORTS Men’s Basketball Final 8. The Carleton Ravens have … Continue reading McGill and Dalhousie look to get finally over the hump in MBB Final 8

U Sports MBB Final 8 Bracketology Version 2.0: Canada West Rules

Hamilton, ON- The picture has shifted since my first edition of bracketology. With the Canada West and AUS playoffs wrapped up and the OUA playoffs underway, there is notable movement in the potential seeding for nationals in Edmonton in early April.   One of the biggest storylines is the strength of the Canada West conference, which has the chance to land four teams at nationals. The … Continue reading U Sports MBB Final 8 Bracketology Version 2.0: Canada West Rules

U Sports MBB Final 8 Bracketology: A Two-Horse Race?

HAMILTON, ON – With playoff time just around the corner for most conferences (and already underway in the Canada West), the race to the U Sports men’s basketball nationals continues to heat up. Having looked at the potential women’s field previously, here’s how the men’s bracket is shaping up so far. This version of bracketology is following the great ones done by Neate Sager and … Continue reading U Sports MBB Final 8 Bracketology: A Two-Horse Race?

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: U Cup Team Profiles, A look at the McGill Martlets

Charlottetown, PEI – The McGill Martlets have managed to become a staple of the U Sports Women’s Hockey National Championships. Since the tournament began in 1998 the Martlets have made 9 appearances (2nd all-time to the Alberta Pandas) and have picked up 4 championship trophies in 2008, 2009, 2011 and most recently 2014. They will get another shot in 2020 as after beating the Montreal … Continue reading U Sports WHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, A look at the McGill Martlets