Posts Tagged ‘playoffs’

Tigers clinch playoff spot

The Dalhousie University Tigers men’s hockey team clinched their first playoff spot in seven years yesterday at the Halifax Forum. It was down to Dalhousie and L’Université de Moncton Aigles Bleus for the final playoff spot. The Tigers squeaked out a 2-1 win over UdeM, sending them to the playoffs. “It’s awesome for me, it…

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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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Men’s basketball playoff preview

“Ups and downs,” and “rocky” were the words used by graduating forward Robert Nortmann. “It’s been a roller coaster,” said head coach John Campbell. When it comes to describing the season so far, everyone on the team seemed to be singing from the same hymnal: if Dalhousie’s men’s basketball season was indeed an amusement park…

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Dal’s surprising turnaround continues

The Dalhousie Tigers men’s hockey team wanted to send a message—a message that was heard loud and clear Jan. 21 at the Halifax Forum as the plucky Tigers refused to surrender. After a shaky start against the rival Saint Mary’s Huskies which saw the Tigers fall behind 5 – 1 midway through the match, a…

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Women’s soccer playoff preview

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UPEI Panthers First place, 11-1-1 At the start of the season it appeared the Panthers would go undefeated. They had a minor hiccup opposite UNB in mid-October, falling 2 – 1, but continued their strong push until a disappointing tie against winless Acadia in the second last game of the season. The Panthers, though, still…

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Men’s soccer playoff preview

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Cape Breton Capers First place, 10-1-2 The Cape Breton Capers finished atop the league and can boast a No. 2 ranking in the CIS Top 10 as of Oct. 25 because of it. The Capers’ only defeat came in mid-October against Moncton. Cape Breton made it this far in no small part to their three-pronged…

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Context: Thinking about men’s soccer Dylan Matthias, Sports Editor   Some would call it disappointing. I might be one of those people. It certainly wasn’t a terribly convincing season from the Dal Tigers’ men’s soccer team. It started badly and didn’t get much better. There’s been some pretty heavy criticism around the local media about…

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Three goals again for Dal

By Dylan Matthias, Sports Editor   It was three goals again for the Tigers women’s soccer team last Saturday at Wickwire. They took out the University of New Brunswick Varsity Reds 3–0. The stands were filled with parents coming out to watch the final home game of the season and the final home appearance for…

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