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25 years down and plenty to go

“Puck drop is at 7:02 p.m.” Bruce Hartlin says in the Halifax Forum’s time keeper’s box at the start of an AUS men’s hockey game between the Dalhousie University Tigers and the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds on January 12. Hartlin didn’t check the time when he said it, but he was right. After…

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Tigers hungry for playoffs

Luke Madill believes the men’s hockey team can be Dalhousie’s best team in seven years. That’s because Madill, a fifth-year defenseman and captain of the team, believes the Tigers can get into the playoffs this year, something the team has not done since the 2010-2011 season seven years ago. “I think the expectations are to…

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Stretching out his wings

By Josh Young For most U-Sports hockey players, getting invited to an NHL camp is a rare feat. NHL teams like to invite junior-aged players around the age of 18-20 to camps as prospects because they have time to grow into potential NHL players. U-Sports players are usually 21-years-old and older so they don’t fit…

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Tigers drop first game of the season to cross-town rivals

By Josh Young The Dalhousie University Tigers men’s hockey team dropped their season opener 4-1 to the Saint Mary University Huskies at the Halifax Forum on October 6th. The Tigers had a rough first period. Saint Mary’s forward, Jake Coughler opened scoring one minute and 15 seconds into the first period. Huskie Calder Brooks, intercepted…

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Hometown hockey

In most years, the Dalhousie men’s hockey roster doesn’t represent its home province especially well. It is often filled with people from across the country, with Nova Scotians lacking. That is what makes the 2016-2017 version of the Dalhousie men’s hockey team so exciting. Nova Scotia is the most represented province on the Tigers with…

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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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