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

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

From U Sports, to Europe and now the NHL; Calgary Flames forward Derek Ryan has seen it all

Derek Ryan is a shining light for U Sports hockey. The former Alberta Golden Bear now Calgary Flame is one of the few players to have carved out a successful NHL career after spending time at a Canadian University. Ryan’s journey has been a strenuous one and is not a pathway many take, as he combined school, as well as a trip to Europe en … Continue reading From U Sports, to Europe and now the NHL; Calgary Flames forward Derek Ryan has seen it all