Posts Tagged ‘hockey’

Tigers playoff hopes defeated

Brett Theberge (27) puts a shot on net in an earlier contest. (Photo by Nick Pearce via Dal Athletics)

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 looking to turn things around. Unfortunately the Tigers were struggling with injuries and only had…

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The Ticker (For the week ending Jan. 12)

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 unanswered goals to finish the game, including two from Patrick Daley. On the women’s side,…

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Semester in review

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?), managed to score some sweet covers (we would’ve had more if there were a few…

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The Water Cooler III

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 the ‘beer koozie’ SM: Scruffy MacMinster; Scourge of Aberdeen, trainers of highlanders 1. What did…

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The Ticker (For the week ending Nov 3)

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 for the Tigers, helping the team bounce back from the previous night’s 3-2 loss to…

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The Ticker (Week Ending Oct 27)

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 were honoured at halftime on Saturday Oct. 26. McKenna made three saves in a 2-0…

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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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Women’s hockey opens season with resilient display

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. 18, but bounced back the next night to capture a hard-fought 1-0 victory over St.…

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The Hockey Series: Fighting in the Game

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 sanctioned contact can be cataclysmic, and there are four primary officials to ensure the rules…

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The Ticker (For the week ending Oct. 6)

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 Bilodeau, Scarlett Smith and Bianca Jakisa. The goalkeeping carousel continued, with Shannon Junor back in…

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