Posts Tagged ‘Men’s Hockey’

2013 Most Eligible Tigers

Molly Wedge. (Chris Parent photo)

What’s that, you say? You’re single? And ready to mingle? Well, aren’t you in luck. We at the Gazette thought you may want to meet eight of Dalhousie’s most eligible bachelors and bachelorettes, all of whom are single athletes and ready to mingle. Each of these fine young men and women bring something different to…

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Men’s hockey eliminated

Tigers keeper Bobby Nadeau makes a desperation save against St. Thomas Jan. 25. (David Munro photo)

A tearful Shea Kewin was initially left speechless after his team suffered an ironic end to their playoff dreams. Despite managing an 8-7 victory against Moncton in overtime Jan. 26, the point earned by their opponent—the team they were chasing for the last spot—means the Tigers are eliminated from playoff contention. For Dalhousie, the shortfall…

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Playoff picture foggy for men’s hockey

Wendell Vye stopped 31 shots in Dal's 3-1 defeat against Acadia. (Martina Marien photo)

If this losing streak keeps up, a playoff berth for Dalhousie’s men’s hockey team will be gone before the calendar turns to February. The Tigers surrendered their third consecutive defeat this past weekend and their sixth loss in seven games, virtually ending the team’s hopes to be the sixth and final playoff seed in the…

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OPINION: Roster cap will harm AUS hockey

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Whether you are a loyal fan of AUS men’s hockey or have never seen a game, you should attend as many matches as possible in the second half of the season. Starting in the fall, AUS hockey will change, and not for the better: each team’s roster will be limited to 21 players excluding goalies.…

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Dalhousie Tigers: Winter Sports Preview

Dal should win another banner. (Chris Parent photo)

By Alex Hallink, Arfa Ayub, Katelynn Gough, Paula Sanderson, Sports Contributors, Graeme Benjamin, Assistant Sports Editor There may now be one less team for the Tigers faithful to cheer for, but that doesn’t mean there is a shortage of sporting options for a black and gold supporter to enjoy. After all, you weren’t going to…

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Men’s hockey wins critical bout against UPEI

Pierre-Alexandre Vandall pounces on a loose puck in a November game. (Richard Lafortune photo)

Unaware that he had scored one of the most important goals this year for Dalhousie’s men’s hockey team, Jacob Johnston’s delayed reaction after his game-tying slap shot could sum up his team’s flounders this season. “I heard the puck hit the post,” says Johnston, remembering his goal against UPEI on Dec. 1. “I didn’t really…

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Short-term captaincy, long-term problems for men’s hockey

Dalhousie's Brett Theberge in action earlier this month. (Richard Lafortune photo)

Desperately looking for some kind of spark, the Dalhousie’s men’s hockey team have found themselves a new leader. Although Pierre-Alexandre Vandall was originally named captain, his recent injury has forced head coach Chris Donnelly to temporarily transfer the proclaimed ‘C’ to fourth-year forward Benjamin Breault. The Tigers, though, may need more of a change than…

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Dalhousie Tigers: Fall 2012 Semester in Review

Rookie Meghan Toswell and Co. are hoping to keep their momentum into the next semester. (Chris Parent photo)

By: Ian Froese, Sports Editor, Graeme Benjamin, Assistant Sports Editor, Henry Whitfield, Katelynn Gough, Alex Hallink, Arfa Ayub, Paula Sanderson, Sports Contributors This was a semester of predictability. Our teams that we expected to dominate did so. Our teams that we figured would encounter some growing pains have experienced a rocky few months. If you…

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