U Sports MHKY: Varsity Blues fall in overtime and lose their win streak

In front of a large crowd, the University of Toronto Varsity Blues and Ryerson Rams hit the ice for their first meeting of the new decade. Although the game took place at Toronto’s Varsity Arena, there were many Ryerson supporters who made the quick stroll up Yonge Steet to take in some weeknight hockey. The game pitted the two longest win streaks in the OUA … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: Varsity Blues fall in overtime and lose their win streak

U Sports Basketball: Toronto is split in half, at least when it comes to basketball

Whether it’s the Toronto Raptors NBA championship victory or the enclosed space, there was something special about Wednesday night’s basketball games between Toronto and Ryerson at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. As has been discussed in this space before, U Sports usually doesn’t attract many fans or create memorable atmospheres, but at Ryerson, it offers all of the above. Fans packed the Coca-Cola Court early for … Continue reading U Sports Basketball: Toronto is split in half, at least when it comes to basketball

U Sports MHKY: Blues’ offensive outburst

The Varsity Blues are now third-best in the OUA thanks to a dominant 7-1 victory over the Laurentian Voyageurs. They got production from all four lines and Alex Bishop continues to dominate between the pipes. In the first period, the competition was much tighter with the Voyageurs and Blues trading chances. Laurentian got a lot of chances, but they were all turned aside by Bishop. … Continue reading U Sports MHKY: Blues’ offensive outburst

U Sports WHKY: Blues stay perfect

The Toronto Varsity Blues entered tonight’s game trying to preserve their four-game win streak. They had a tall task ahead of them as the visiting team was none other than the reigning OUA Champions, the Guelph Gryphons. The first period was dominated by the Gryphons as the Blues took careless penalties and registered just three shots on net. The second Guelph goal came when Toronto … Continue reading U Sports WHKY: Blues stay perfect