U SPORTS Hockey: U of Alberta reinstated for 2020-21 season

The University of Alberta has been reinstated and will be able to compete in the Canada West hockey season. Continue reading U SPORTS Hockey: U of Alberta reinstated for 2020-21 season

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

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

U Sports Hockey: Brendan Burke on verge of making U Sports history

“It’s an honour, I get to represent my school and U Sports in a situation I never could have expected.” those were the words of Team Canada Spengler Cup and Alberta Golden Bear’s goaltender Brendan Burke mere hours after he was named to his nations roster. He was named to the Canadian Spengler Cup team last week, becoming the first U Sports player to make … Continue reading U Sports Hockey: Brendan Burke on verge of making U Sports history