hockey

OPINION: Women’s hockey pick up where they left off

February 07, 2014

Around this time last year, Dalhousie’s women’s hockey team not only caught the attention of the Gazette, but that of media outlets across the nation. Seventeen senior members of the team were suspended after the discovery that first-year players were… Continue Reading

Tigers playoff hopes defeated

January 31, 2014

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s hockey team faced the co-first place Acadia Axemen Friday Jan. 24 at the Halifax Forum. Despite being at opposite ends of the standings, both teams came into the match coming off two-game losing streaks and were… Continue Reading

The Ticker (For the week ending Jan. 12)

January 17, 2014

Hockey: Successful homestand as both teams earn points Men’s hockey showed excellent resolve, coming back from a 3-1 deficit to win 5-3 against St. FX on Friday, Jan. 10. After surrendering three consecutive goals to end the first, the Tigers scored four… Continue Reading

Semester in review

November 22, 2013

The two-year ‘Reign of Froese’ ended in May, and with the sports section under the supervision of Ben and Dan, there have been some noteworthy changes. We’ve added some shiny features (who doesn’t love the Ticker and the Water Cooler?),… Continue Reading

The Water Cooler III

November 15, 2013

In a nod to Charles Dickens, The Water Cooler looks at the past, present and future of Dal athletics. KM: Kit Moran; DSU athletics commissionaire, varsity alumnus KS: Kristie Smith; News Editor, busy sports fan JH: Justin Hartling; Local sportscaster, inventor of… Continue Reading

The Ticker (For the week ending Nov 3)

November 07, 2013

Hockey: On-ice struggles continue A disappointing weekend for Tigers hockey ended on a redeeming note, as Dalhousie’s women’s team overcame a two-goal deficit to secure a 2-2 tie against UPEI on Saturday, Nov. 2. Forwards Courtney Sheedy and Elena Tsitouras scored… Continue Reading

The Ticker (Week Ending Oct 27)

October 30, 2013

Soccer: Focus shifts to playoffs after homestand “Undefeated October” continued for Dal soccer, as the women’s team won their final two matches of the season. It was a homestand to remember for graduating players Joanna Blodgett and Taryn McKenna, who… Continue Reading

Rough opening weekend for men’s hockey

October 25, 2013

Andrew Roski (44) under pressure from the Panthers (Photo by Nick Pearce via Dal Athletics) The men’s hockey season got off to an inauspicious start, dropping their opening games 5-1 and 4-3 to UPEI and St. Thomas University respectively. The… Continue Reading

Women’s hockey opens season with resilient display

October 25, 2013

A new era for Tigers women’s hockey began this weekend, as a Dalhousie team carrying 15 rookies kicked off its 2013-14 campaign with mixed results. The youthful Tigers appeared overmatched in their 7-0 road-trip loss to St. FX on Oct…. Continue Reading

The Hockey Series: Fighting in the Game

October 18, 2013

Unavoidable in today’s game: Josh Fraser, Opinions Contributor  The game of hockey is a collision sport in a low-friction, walled environment. NHL players can clock skating speeds of almost 50 km/h, the average speed of play hovering around 35km/h. Like football, the… Continue Reading

The Ticker (For the week ending Oct. 6)

October 09, 2013

Tigers soccer had a good trip up to Antigonish on October 6, with both the men’s and women’s teams getting back into the win column. The women’s team overwhelmed the St. Francis Xavier X-Women 3-0, with goals coming from Elise… Continue Reading

The Ticker (For the week ending Sept. 29)

October 02, 2013

Women’s volleyball win three of four in tourney The Dalplex played host to the preseason Scotiabank Invitational Tournament from September 27 to 29, with the reigning AUS champion Tigers preparing for their title defence. After an opening night loss to… Continue Reading

Rieka Santilli, David Sharpe garner top Dal athlete awards

March 28, 2013

Second ever top athlete honours for both Tigers … Continue Reading