U Sports MHKY: SMU’s Balmas wins rookie of the year, while season awards are given out

The best of U Sports men’s hockey have gathered in Halifax for their respective national championship tournaments. However, before the hockey gets underway, the players and coaches who stood out among the rest were honoured for their seasons. SENATOR JOSEPH A. SULLIVAN TROPHY (Player of the Year) & Goaltender of the Year: Taran Kozun Saskatchewan Taran Kozun, the former professional netminder is the first player … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: SMU’s Balmas wins rookie of the year, while season awards are given out

U Sports MHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, Host Acadia Looks to Make Some Noise

Halifax, N.S- Normally in U Sports, the host team of the national tournament has their fair share of struggles, but heading into the 2020 University Cup the Acadia Axemen have a good opportunity to change that narrative. Acadia finished their 2019/20 season with a strong 19-9-2 record which was good enough for second in the AUS. This awarded them with a bye in the first … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, Host Acadia Looks to Make Some Noise

U Sports MHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, Huskies Look to Finally Break Through

Saskatoon, SK- Appearing in the University Cup tournament for the 7th time in the last 8 years, the Saskatchewan Huskies are once again looking for redemption. After having medalled only twice in those 7 appearances, the Huskies are striving to reach the pinnacle of U Sports hockey for only the second time in school history. Saskatchewan finished second in Canada West, and after a first … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, Huskies Look to Finally Break Through

U Sports MHKY: Team Profiles, What You Need to Know about the UNB Reds

Halifax, N.S – Death, Taxes, The UNB Reds in the U Sports National Championship. Three things that just feel like certainties at this point. Despite a scare from the Acadia Axemen in the AUS playoffs the Reds managed to snag their 3rd straight AUS championship and will head into Halifax looking to defend their 2019 National Title. Here is what you need to know to … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: Team Profiles, What You Need to Know about the UNB Reds

U Sports MHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, Ottawa Gee Gees Looking for Redemption in Halifax

Ottawa, ON- The Ottawa Gee Gees may not have raised the Queen’s Cup, but they have earned a chance to compete for a national title at the Cavendish U Sport National championships in Halifax as the fourth seed. The Gee Gees finished the regular season third in the OUA East after going 17-7-4. Their first round opponent, the Ontario Tech Ridgebacks managed to steal the … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, Ottawa Gee Gees Looking for Redemption in Halifax

U Sports MHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, UBC’s Miracle on Ice

Vancouver, BC- They are one of the best stories that U Sports hockey has seen in a long time. The UBC Thunderbirds, who were out of a playoff spot in mid-January have qualified for the U Sports national championships this week in Halifax. It’s fair to say that nobody expected them to get to this point. While at least no one in the public was … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, UBC’s Miracle on Ice

U Sports MHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, All You Need to Know About the SMU Huskies

Halifax, N.S.- Triple overtime is starting to become a trend for all the hockey teams heading to the U Sports men’s hockey championship. The Guelph Gryphons clinched their spot with a triple OT win over the Ottawa Gee-Gees on Saturday night, and the Saint Mary’s University Huskies punched their ticket with a triple-overtime win against the Université de Moncton Aigles Bleus. The two teams will … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, All You Need to Know About the SMU Huskies

U Sports MHKY: Hockey 101, The Guelph Gryphons win Queen’s Cup in triple OT

Guelph, ON– Six periods of hockey in front of hundreds of fans with a trophy on the line. It was a crazy night at the Gryphons Centre as the Guelph Gryphons took over 100 minutes of hockey to beat the Ottawa Gee-Gees and capture the Queen’s Cup. Everything was a little different in the final, it was on internationally sized ice, there was a rambunctious … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: Hockey 101, The Guelph Gryphons win Queen’s Cup in triple OT

U Sports MHKY: Who could’ve predicted? The 8th seed Western Mustangs qualify for U Cup

London, ON- If you were to ask anyone at the start of the OUA Playoffs who were going to be the top three when all was said and done, no one would have said Western. They would have been proved wrong on Saturday afternoon in London when the Western Mustangs clinched the OUA bronze medal and their ticket to the Cavendish U Sport National championships … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: Who could’ve predicted? The 8th seed Western Mustangs qualify for U Cup