“Under pressure we execute,”: The Ottawa Gee-Gees take a slim victory over the York Lions

The Ottawa Gee-Gees took a tight victory over the York Lions on Saturday at TD Place Continue reading “Under pressure we execute,”: The Ottawa Gee-Gees take a slim victory over the York Lions

U SPORTS WHKY: GTA Seniors on Toronto NWHL Expansion

Toronto,ON– The NWHL’s expansion to Toronto has had a ripple effect on women’s hockey in the city. Excitement is in the air, especially if you are a U SPORTS player. For the longest time, the end of your university career marked the end of your hockey career. Now, the opportunity to go pro is here and offers a brand new road for players that they … Continue reading U SPORTS WHKY: GTA Seniors on Toronto NWHL Expansion

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 WHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, The Resurgence of the York Lions

Toronto,ON- Outside of the playoffs, with no clear solution. The York Lions 2018-19 campaign did not end how they had hoped. Fast forward 12 months, they are OUA silver medalists and have qualified for nationals for the first time in their program’s history.  The Lions hit so many milestones this season,  it’s a little crazy. They made their first playoff appearance in eight years, qualified … Continue reading U Sports WHKY: U Cup Team Profiles, The Resurgence of the York Lions

U Sports WHKY: York Lions punch their ticket to the McCaw Cup with win over Nippising

Toronto, ON- To say that the atmosphere at game two between the York Lions and Nippising Lakers was not the best U Sports atmosphere I have ever seen, well that would be a complete lie. If somebody took an audio recording of the fans who packed the Canlan Ice Centre on Saturday afternoon and played it along with an NCAA Division 1 football game, you … Continue reading U Sports WHKY: York Lions punch their ticket to the McCaw Cup with win over Nippising

U Sports WHKY: Varsity Blues clinch first and Toronto’s nationally ranked schools go 3 for 3

Toronto, ON- It was a busy couple of days for the nationally ranked U Sports women’s hockey schools in Toronto, as both the York Lions and Toronto Varsity Blues hosted important games, each with playoff implications. Toronto Varsity Blues The Varsity Blues, clinched the OUA top seed with a pair of wins this past weekend, both by a sizeable margin. They hosted the Nippsing Lakers, … Continue reading U Sports WHKY: Varsity Blues clinch first and Toronto’s nationally ranked schools go 3 for 3