This seems familiar

In this image: A Dalhousie Tiger's hockey player.

Just like his father 30 years ago, Brett Crossley is balancing his studies with playing for the Dalhousie University Tigers men’s hockey team.

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“No detail too small”

In this image: portrait of Tony Eden.

While the game is played on the ice, a lot of behind the scenes work goes into a hockey team’s success.   Tony Eden knows that better than anybody. This is his sixth season as the head trainer and equipment manager of the Dalhousie Tigers men’s hockey team; he has 36 years working in high performance hockey.  “My job is…

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Finding his scoring touch

In this image: Andrew Shewfelt.

During a tough start to the men’s hockey season, the play of Andrew Shewfelt has been a bright spot for the Dalhousie men’s hockey team. With 17 points in 17 games, he’s having a breakout season.   A changing roster with only eight out of 25 players being above their second year, meant there was a…

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Injection of youth

In this image: Dal's women's hockey team for the 2018-2019 year.

The Dalhousie women’s hockey team underwent an overhaul of their roster. Nine players left from last season’s team, 11 first years replace them. It is a dramatic change, even for a university sports team whose roster naturally changes from year to year due to players graduating and transferring schools. Just past the halfway mark of the…

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The next era

Please add Beata Elliott as the author  For the past four years, the Dalhousie University men’s hockey team has had a steady presence in net: goaltender Corbin Boes.   Boes graduated last year, which means the crease is wide-open for the upcoming season.   The netminder rose to elite status during his university hockey career, establishing himself…

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