Posts Tagged ‘Halifax Forum’

“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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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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Dalhousie awaits HRM approval for joint arena

The saga to renovate Dalhousie’s athletic facilities is ongoing, with several factors yet to be determined. As work toward renovating the aging Dalplex, on top of building a companion fitness facility, is in the preliminary stages, the university has decided where to build a new rink. The university’s board of governors decided in July that…

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Rough opening weekend for men’s hockey

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 Tigers began their campaign at The Forum hosting the Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) No. 6…

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Where to see live music

Halifax is one of those communities where great music flourishes. Musical talent seems to gravitate to the coast, and Halifax houses plenty of venues. The renowned Seahorse Tavern (1665 Argyle St.) is a must visit for any self-respecting aficionado—the coastal tavern has been home to the city’s best since 1948. For the real Easterner experience,…

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Dalhousie Tigers: Winter 2013 Semester in Review

This banner ends a seven-year championship drought for women's volleyball. (Photo by Darek Nakonieczny via

By: Ian Froese, Sports Editor, Henry Whitfield, Benjamin Blum, Stephen Campbell, Monica Mutale, Staff Contributors Let’s not gloss over it: this was a semester unlike any other for Dalhousie Athletics. Instead of the slap to the wrist many expected, the university garnered international attention by taking a strong stance against hazing, forcing women’s hockey to…

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Mother Mother review

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Nov. 17: take a bus to the Halifax Forum, where Mother Mother is marking the launch of their Canadian tour. The bus is packed. Groups of fans huddle together and fill the bus with variations on the same excited conversation. One girl is practically shrieking. Through the front door and into the open, hangar-like space…

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Preview: men’s hockey

The Dalhousie men’s hockey team is used to heartbreak. Just two years ago they ended a seven-year playoff drought, leading to renewed optimism, but an 11-game losing streak last season brought them back to where they started. “Last season was a little bit of a rough one,” says Dal defenceman Nicholas Croft. “We had a…

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