Hockey

Pink in the Rink night

The Dalhousie Tigers’ women’s hockey team played its Pink in the Rink game on Saturday night at the Halifax Forum. It was a success financially but unsuccessful on the ice as they lost the game 3-2 to the St. Thomas Tommies. Pink in the Rink night is a game played as a fundraiser for breast…

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Men’s hockey team shutout in home opener

The Dalhousie Tigers opened their regular season on October 1 in front of a large and boisterous predominately student crowd at the Halifax Forum. They lost 5-0 to the St. Francis Xavier (St. FX) X-Men. Led by X-Men third year forward and reigning AUS (Atlantic University Sport) MVP Eric Locke, the X-men took control early…

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Dalhousie men’s hockey team off to best start in 15 years

Men’s hockey earned one of four points over the weekend. (Bryn Karcha photo)

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s hockey team beat their rivals, the Saint Mary’s Huskies in front of a loud and raucous crowd at the first ever hockey homecoming game, at the Halifax Forum. The game was an exciting back and forth affair, with hardly any whistles. Dalhousie ultimately won 3-1, leaving the Tigers with a 2-1…

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Tigers get blanked at home

The Dalhousie Tigers women’s hockey team dropped their second pre-season game 3-0 to the Saint Mary’s Huskies on Sept. 24th at the Halifax Forum. “I think we gave them a bit too much respect,” said assistant captain Courtney Sheedy. She added the Tigers were “maybe a bit intimidated”. The Tigers have 19 returning players this…

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Dalhousie men’s hockey set to improve

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s hockey team opened their pre-season on Saturday Sept. 23 with a 6-0 win over the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks. Four of the six goals were scored in just under two minutes in the second period. The top line of reigning AUS (Atlantic University Sport) rookie of the year Phil Gadoury, last…

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Maple Leafs alumni dazzle in Halifax

Former three-time NHL 50 goal scorer Rick Vaive still has his touch as he scored a hat trick and added an assist to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni to a 12-3 win over the Halifax Mariners at the Scotiabank Centre on Sept. 25. A few of the notable Maple Leafs to play in the…

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Halifax Mooseheads shoot for the student market

On Sunday, the Halifax Mooseheads – the local affiliate of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League or (QMJHL) – played the Moncton Wildcats in a pre-season game held at the Halifax Forum. “The Forum,” as locals call it, is a north-end venue that is both smaller and less modern than the Scotiabank Centre, the Moosehead’s…

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Gadoury and Boes recognized for their great seasons

Dalhousie Tigers men’s hockey team forward Phil Gadoury and goaltender Corbin Boes were awarded their fantastic seasons this year. Gadoury won AUS and CIS Rookie of the Year and Boes was named to the AUS First All-Star Team. Phil Gadoury had a fantastic first season for the Tigers. In 25 games, he scored an AUS…

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MacLean and MacNeil both honoured by AUS this Season

Dalhousie Tigers women’s hockey team forwards Sarah MacNeil and Lisa MacLean were awarded by the AUS this season. MacNeil won The Student-Athlete Community Service Award while MacLean was named to the AUS’s second All-Star team. This is the second year in a row MacNeil has won the Student-Athlete Community Service Award. It is given to…

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